Troy Kotsur, E-’92, was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2021 film CODA from Apple TV. In his performance, he captured the experience of Frank Rossi, the deaf father of lead CODA character Ruby Rossi. Kotsur is the first deaf male to be nominated for an Oscar. He also has received 31 other nominations for his role in CODA, including accolades from the Golden Globes, BAFTA, and more. 

Also nominated was the short film Audible, with Nyle DiMarco, ‘13 as one of the executive producers, in the category of Documentary (Short Subject). The Academy announced the nominations on  February 8, and the Oscars ceremony will begin on March 27. 

Congratulations to Troy and the Audible team! Gallaudet University is rooting for you!

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