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Lauren Ridloff on playing the MCU's first deaf superhero


Fans of a Marvel comic book series starring The Eternals are aware that one of them is Makkari, a figure that can travel at the speed of sound.

He was depicted as a large white man with normal hearing. However, in the new film "Eternals," the same character is played by a deaf lady of color.


Lauren Ridloff is a native of Chicago, although she earned a master's degree in teaching from Hunter College in New York City and taught for over a decade at a Manhattan public school before finding recognition as 'Connie' on "The Walking Dead."

She is now one of a group of Eternals tasked with the mission of rescuing humanity from the terrible Deviants.

Makkari is the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first deaf superhero (MCU).

"This was my first major film," she explained with the assistance of her interpreter, Ramon.

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