Reasonable Doubts

REASONABLE DOUBTS/NBC/1991-93 (Deaf)

Tess Kaufman (Marlee Matlin/costar), a beautiful hearing-impaired attorney working as a prosecutor for the District Attorney’s office in the city of Chicago, Illinois.

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She communicated via sign language to her partner and interpreter, police investigator Richard “Dicky” Cobb (Mark Harmon) who learned sign language from his deaf father.

Note: Marlee Matlin had previously won an Oscar® for the motion picture Children of a Lesser God (1986) when she portrayed an intelligent but isolated hearing-impaired woman who worked as a janitor at a school for the deaf.

See also: Picket Fences (2) ; Seinfeld ; Switched at Birth ; West Wing

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