Law and order He became strong in NBC’s primetime lineup after coming back for a revival back in February, and Making History Season 22 It featured an episode that was “really meaningful” by Camryn Mannheim, who plays Lieutenant Kate Dixon. A young girl was brought to the area when the team was trying to identify a suspect in the “Camouflage” episode that aired on October 6, and Dixon was able to use American Sign Language to communicate with her. Network TV doesn’t often incorporate ASL into storylines, and Mannheim has opened up about what it means to her, and her role in making that happen in the long-running drama.
Lieutenant Dixon went up to meet the girl and revealed that she knows sign language because her son is deaf. According to Camryn Mannheim (who actually Play more than one Law and order Letter before landing her role in the regular series) while talking to e! NewsShe specifically requested that the show include deaf characters. Share Mannheim:
The inclusion of the little girl not only fused ASL but also shed some light on Dixon as a character, which doesn’t happen every week on a procedural show like Law and order. Mannheim shared that she originally learned ASL on her own simply because she failed French and Spanish in high school, and that ASL would help her get into college.
Now, decades later, I’ve helped bring ASL to a very large platform with Law and orderAnd the SVU Viewers can obviously count on the same. Learning sign language also led to a friendship with Marley Matlin, who became the first deaf actress to win an Academy Award, for her role in Drama movie 1986 God’s Youngest ChildrenHe was a member of the cast kodaWhich It won the Oscar for Best Picture earlier this year. Matlin has already appeared in two episodes of SVU many years ago; Can you appear on Law and order like that?
This would be a pretty big choice of NBC procedural, but whether or not Marley Matlin appears, Camryn Manheim’s request for deaf characters on Law and order It has already produced results. The role of the little girl also did not revolve around her communication via ASL, so Law and order The character is not used to making “camouflage” in a very special episode about sign language.
“Camouflage” was definitely a good start, and will probably lead to more Law and order It houses – in the words of Camryn Manehim – “disabled people everywhere” for viewers. This is also not the first time in recent years that NBC has featured a character communicating via sign language. For example, medical drama New Amsterdam Sandra May Frank debuts As a deaf surgeon, Dr.
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