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FAMOUS


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Examples of Usage
English Sentence

The famous painting sold for a million dollars at the auction.

ASL Gloss

FAMOUS PAINTING SOLD AUCTION HOW MUCH? ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

English Sentence

Keith Wann is a CODA and well-known ASL performer and comedian.

ASL Gloss

K-E-I-T-H W-A-N-N HIMSELF C-O-D-A. HE FAMOUS A-S-L ACTOR AND COMEDIAN.

English Sentence

Andrew Foster was a famous Deaf African American who was a reverend, educator, and missionary. He established the first school for the deaf in Africa.

ASL Gloss

A-N-D-R-E-W F-O-S-T-E-R HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF BLACK MINISTER TEACHER MISSIONARY. HE SETUP FIRST DEAF SCHOOL WHERE? AFRICA.

English Sentence

Betty G. Miller was the first deaf woman to graduate from Gallaudet University with a doctoral degree in art. She was a famous artist who focused on the deaf perspective.

ASL Gloss

B-E-T-T-Y G M-I-L-L-E-R SHE FIRST DEAF WOMAN GRADUATE GALLAUDET RECEIVE P-H-D (doctoral) DEGREE WHAT? ART. SHE FAMOUS ARTIST WHY? SHE FOCUS DEAF VIEW.

English Sentence

Phyllis Frelich was a deaf actress and famous for winning the 1980 Best Actress Tony Award for the play "Children of a Lesser God."

ASL Gloss

P-H-Y-L-L-I-S F-R-E-L-I-C-H HERSELF DEAF ACTRESS FAMOUS WHY? WIN T-O-N-Y AWARD FOR PLAY QUOTE “CHILDREN O-F A L-E-S-S-E-R GOD.”

English Sentence

Ludwig van Beethoven was a famous composer from Germany who became deaf. He was still able to create and play music.

ASL Gloss

L-U-D-W-I-G V-A-N B-E-E-T-H-O-V-E-N HIMSELF FAMOUS COMPOSER FROM GERMANY HIS HEARING DETERIORATED. DIDN’T-MATTER HE STILL EXPERT CREATE MUSIC PLAY-PIANO.

English Sentence

There was a famous protest at Gallaudet University in 1988 called Deaf President Now.

ASL Gloss

BACK YEAR 1988 GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY HAPPEN WHAT? FAMOUS PROTEST CALLED DEAF PRESIDENT NOW.

English Sentence

Alexander Graham Bell was a famous inventor who was involved in deaf education, but ironically he did not support the use of American Sign Language.

ASL Gloss

A-G-B HIMSELF FAMOUS INVENTOR INVOLVED DEAF EDUCATION BUT IRONICALLY HE NOT SUPPORT A-S-L.

English Sentence

Terence Parkin is a deaf swimmer from South Africa. He won the silver medal in the Olympics in 2000.

ASL Gloss

T-E-R-E-N-C-E P-A-R-K-I-N HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF SWIMMER FROM SOUTH AFRICA. 2000 OLYMPICS SILVER MEDAL HE WON.

English Sentence

Did you see the movie about the life of Kitty O’Neil, a deaf stuntwoman and racer?

ASL Gloss

YOU FINISH SEE MOVIE ABOUT DEAF WOMAN HERSELF FAMOUS S-T-U-N-T WOMAN AND CAR RACER. HER NAME K-I-T-T-Y O-N-E-I-L

English Sentence

Florida is famous for having hurricanes.

ASL Gloss

F-L-A FAMOUS WHAT? HURRICANES.

English Sentence

Marlee Matlin is a famous Deaf Actress. She won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her role in the movie Children of a Lesser God.

ASL Gloss

M-A-R-L-E-E M-A-T-L-I-N SHE FAMOUS DEAF ACTRESS. SHE WON BOTH A-C-A-D-E-M-Y A-W-A-R-D G-O-L-D-E-N G-L-O-B-E FOR HER ROLE MOVIE QUOTE CHILDREN O-F A L-E-S-S-E-R GOD.

English Sentence

Helen Keller was a famous deaf-blind woman. She was an author, lecturer, and activist.

ASL Gloss

H-E-L-E-N K-E-L-L-E-R H-K HERSELF FAMOUS DEAF-BLIND WOMAN. SHE AUTHOR LECTURER POLITICS INVOLVED INVOLVED INVOLVED.

English Sentence

Sean Berdy is a deaf actor well known for acting on the TV series Switched at Birth.

ASL Gloss

S-E-A-N B-E-R-D-Y HIMSELF DEAF ACTOR FAMOUS WHY? HE INVOLVED #TV PROGRAM QUOTE SWITCHED A-T BIRTH.

English Sentence

Douglas Tilden is a famous deaf sculptor and has many statues that he created in California.

ASL Gloss

D-O-U-G-L-A-S T-I-L-D-E-N HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF SCULPTOR CALIFORNIA HAS MANY HIS STATUES ALL OVER (classifier).

English Sentence

William “Dummy” Hoy was a Deaf Major League Baseball player and some say he helped establish the baseball signals for safe and out calls.

ASL Gloss

W-I-L-L-I-A-M QUOTE D-U-M-M-Y H-O-Y HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF BASEBALL PLAYER HE HELP SETUP BASEBALL S-I-G-N-A-L-S SAFE OUT.

English Sentence

CJ Jones is a famous Deaf actor and comedian. He says “Anything is possible. Success has nothing to do with being deaf or black or any disability. It has to do with your passion to do greater things in life!”

ASL Gloss

C-J J-O-N-E-S HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF ACTOR AND COMEDIAN. HE SAYS QUOTE ANYTHING POSSIBLE! NOTHING RELATED-TO DEAF BLACK DISABLED. ABOUT HAVING PASSION DO WONDERFUL THINGS LIFE.

English Sentence

Howie Seago is an deaf actor and director. He is famous for many roles including acting on Star Trek.

ASL Gloss

H-O-W-I-E S-E-A-G-O HIMSELF DEAF ACTOR DIRECTOR. HE FAMOUS MANY ROLES INCLUDING #TV PROGRAM S-T-A-R T-R-E-K

English Sentence

Shelley Beattie was a deaf professional weightlifter who became famous after being on the TV show American Gladiators.

ASL Gloss

S-H-E-L-L-E-Y B-E-A-T-T-I-E HERSELF DEAF P-R-O WEIGHTLIFTER. SHE BECAME FAMOUS WHY? SHE INVOLVED #TV PROGRAM AMERICAN G-L-A-D-I-A-T-O-R-S

English Sentence

Three of the most famous deaf pilots are Cal Rodgers, Nellie Zabel Willhite, and Rhulin Thomas.

ASL Gloss

MOST FAMOUS DEAF PILOTS WHO? ONE-OF-THREE C-A-L R-O-D-G-E-R-S TWO-OF-THREE N-E-L-L-I-E Z-A-B-E-L W-I-L-L-H-I-T-E THREE-OF-THREE R-H-U-L-I-N T-H-O-M-A-S.

English Sentence

Lou Ferrigno is hard of hearing and is a motivational speaker who shares his life experiences. He’s been in many movies and TV shows, but is most famous for playing The Incredible Hulk.

ASL Gloss

L-O-U F-E-R-R-I-G-N-O HIMSELF HARD OF HEARING MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER ABOUT HIS CUMULATIVE EXPERIENCES. HE ACT MANY MOVIES #TV PROGRAMS BUT MOST FAMOUS ROLE WHAT? T-H-E I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E H-U-L-K

English Sentence

My sister is a very famous chef.

ASL Gloss

MY SISTER WHAT? FAMOUS (emphasized) C-H-E-F.


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