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Deanne Bray Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Deanne Bray was born on 14th May 1971 in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, the USA. Her birth name is Deanne Lee Bray. She is currently 47 years old. Deanne has not disclosed information regarding her parents, and siblings. She enjoys reading, especially with deaf children. She loves attending deaf community events. Likewise, she achieved her B.A. degree in Biology at California State University at Northridge and received her masters in Sign Language Education(Linguistics) from Gallaudet University. She is pursuing her master’s degree in education. Deanne holds American nationality and belongs to unknown ethnicity. She has 5 feet 7 inches height and has 58 Kg weight. She has blonde hair colour and has blue eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Deanne Bray Career
Deanne Bray began her career was first discovered when she was performing with the Deaf dance troupe ‘Prism West’. She got her breakthrough from the TV series ‘The Pretender’ in 1996 in which she portrayed the role of a deaf woman. Then, she played as Juliet in ‘Elle’ in 1997 and in the same year, she made her appearance in ‘Diagonist: Murder’ as Jan Curran. She portrayed the role of Dr. Gilbert in CSI in the episode ‘Sounds of Silence’ in 2000 and from 2001 to 2005, she played the main character in the series ‘Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye’.
She made her appearance in the episode ‘Rescue Me’ in 2004 and appeared as Amy in ‘The L Word’. Her other appearances include in the series ‘Law and Order: Criminal Internet’ which was aired in 2006 and in 2009, she played in ‘heroes’ in various episodes of the series. Recently, she portrayed the role of Joanne Mors in ‘Two Broke Girls’. She also worked with California’s Deaf West Theater and the National Theater of the Deaf.
She is also a strong advocate and established ‘The Little Bookworm Club’ in order to promote literacy. She also wrote a book with her colleague in 60 days and titled that book as ‘Grow with Your Child’. The book was about for hearing parents with Deaf children filled with games and activities to learn sign language. Specific grammatical features were also included in the book.
Additionally, she was awarded Grace Award in the category Actress fro ‘Sue Thomas; F.B. Eye’ in 2006.
Deanne Bray Relationship
The 47 years old, Deanne Bray has been married to her long term boyfriend, Tory Kotsur since 2001. Tory is also deaf and an actor as well. The couple welcomed a cute daughter, Kyra Kotsur on September 8, 2005, and she is glad to be a mother. She encourages and teaches her daughter to learn and understand sign languages and English languages from her early ages. She is currently living in North Hollywood.
Deanne Bray Net Worth and Online Presence
The American actor, Deanne Bray has earned the decent income from her career. She has a net worth of around $5 million USD. Likewise, Deanne has around 4.9k followers on Twitter, about 16.3k followers on Facebook, and around 3.8k followers on Instagram.