Attended the American School for the Deaf, graduating 1952, and Gallaudet College, graduating 1957; MFA degree from Catholic University of America. Actor in stage and TV productions; founding member of the National Theatre of the Deaf; professor of theater arts at Gallaudet University until retirement ca. 1995. Co-host of Gallaudet University television serial production Deaf Mosaic, winning an Emmy Award for it in 1993. Wrote several plays and two books. Honorary doctorate from Gallaudet University in 2002. Died of cancer.
Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences, p.103-105.
12 September 1934-3 December 2006