Troy Kotsur is a renowned deaf actor and performer who has significantly contributed to the performing arts world.

Kotsur was born on April 24, 1968, in Mesa, Arizona, and was deaf and raised in a deaf family, where American Sign Language (ASL) was the primary mode of communication. His parents were both deaf, and his grandparents were deaf and attended the California State University, Northridge, where he studied theater.


Kotsur began his acting career in the late 1980s and early 1990s, working in Los Angeles and San Francisco theaters. In 1994, he landed a role in the play “Big River,” a musical adaptation of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” produced by the Deaf West Theatre Company in Los Angeles. The play was hugely successful, and Kotsur’s performance received critical acclaim.


Since then, Kotsur has appeared in numerous productions with the Deaf West Theatre Company, including “Children of a Lesser God” and “A Streetcar Named Desire.” He has also performed on Broadway, starring in the Deaf West Theatre Company’s production of “Spring Awakening” in 2015, earning him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a leading role in a Musical.


Kotsur has also acted in several television shows and movies. He appeared in the film “The Number 23” in 2007 and the television series “Criminal Minds” and “CSI: NY.”

In addition to his acting career, Kotsur is a respected teacher and advocate for the deaf community. He has taught ASL, acted at various universities and workshops across the United States, and has been a spokesperson for the National Association of the Deaf.

Throughout his career, Kotsur has been a trailblazer in the performing arts, breaking barriers and promoting more excellent representation and opportunities for deaf actors and performers.


Real Name: Troy Kotsur

Well Known As: Troy Kotsur

Date of Birth: April 24, 1968

Birth Place: Mesa, Arizona, United States

Profession: Actor, Performer, Teacher, Advocate

Net Worth: The exact net worth of Troy Kotsur is private.

Age: 54 years old (as of 2022)

Residence: Los Angeles, California, United States

Education: California State University, Northridge

Nationality: American

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Wife: Deanne Bray (married since 1993)

Horoscope: Taurus

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Height: 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)

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Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Dark Brown

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