publication date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Movies

clue: The only deaf winner of a Best Actress Oscar has played many roles in film and television in the quarter-century since.

explanation: Matlin won an Oscar for Children of a Lesser God. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Ryan Dunn, and Elaine Beckland

Senseless: We use vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste to understand the world around us. But not everybody is fortunate enough to have all five senses. Each of these five celebrities is missing a single sense, some defined by the loss and others triumphant over it.

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