Stephanie Nogueras (November 18, 1989) is a deaf American actress of Puerto Rican descent, best known for Switched at Birth
. Aside from her acting career, Nogueras also teaches ASL to deaf children in LA county, along with mentoring them.
Examples from her career:
- Actor-Shared Background: She has played Latina women like her in three of her roles so far, to judge by their names.
- Disabled Character, Disabled Actor: All of her film roles have been playing deaf women like herself. Indeed, she only speaks in two roles onscreen thus far and communicates entirely with ASL or by writing.
- Hand Signals: The characters she plays entirely communicate with ASL (or near enough).
- Twofer Token Minority: As a Puerto Rican deaf women, she automatically qualifies in all of her roles.