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Apple TV Seeks Amputee for “Little America” Role

Want to break into acting? A prestigious Apple TV series called Little America is currently holding auditions for an amputee character in a speaking role. No previous acting experience is required. The character, named Ciella, is described as being between the ages of 15 and 29. She’s a Central American immigrant who has lost her...

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How Well Do You Know TV’s Amputee Actors?

How Well Do You Know TV’s Amputee Actors?

There are so many amputees on TV these days it’s getting hard to keep track of them all. There will be no fewer than five limb-different actors on the airwaves by next week, when Alaqua Cox makes her debut in Hawkeye on Disney+. She’ll join Katy Sullivan, who plays a police dispatcher in Showtime’s new...

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Zyra Gorecki Gets Tossed Into the Deep End in “La Brea”

Zyra Gorecki Gets Tossed Into the Deep End in “La Brea”

NBC’s new series La Brea tackles limb loss within the first 30 seconds of Episode 1. The intro music is still fading out when a teenage character named Josh asks his sister, Izzy: “You’re single-, not multi-axis, right?” She’s a below-knee amputee, and he’s cynically using her disability as the theme of his college essay,...

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