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Deaf News: Deaf community in mourning for actor Vitalis Katakinas

July 8, 2013

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The Deaf community is in mourning following the death of actor Vitalis Katakinas, who passed away on Saturday, 6th July. Katakinas died one week after suffering a serious injury in an incident outside a pub in North London after BSL Pride Day. He was just 34 years of age, and leaves his son, Gabrielis, and […]

Obituary: Hal Draper, Deaf actor and comedian

January 7, 2013

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The Deaf community is in mourning following the sad news of the death of Deaf actor and comedian Hal Draper, who passed away on 27th December. Draper was best known for his work as a comedian and actor, but was also involved in many other areas of the Deaf community, excelling at Deaf sports and […]