Her role as Linda on "Sesame Street" is currently the longest recurring role in television history for a disabled person.
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Has been married to Ed Waterstreet since 1970.
In 1974 she received the AMITA - The Italian American Award for her work on television.
she was a founding member of the National Theatre of the Deaf in 1963.