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Deaf actor & model Nyle DiMarco pays surprise visit to Priyanka Chopra

January 22, 2018

Priyanka Chopra had a surprise visitor at the New York sets of her TV show Quantico. She was shooting for the spy thriller when Nyle DiMarco, an actor and model who was born deaf, paid her a visit.

Priyanka later tweeted - "Was lovely to have you on set @nyledimarco and your surprise was truly a surprise! I'm so glad u did! Lol.

DiMarco grew up in a deaf family. Over 25 members of his family are deaf. He is a spokesperson for LEAD-K (Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf Kids). He is also a signer and creative collaborator on The ASL App, an app that teaches American Sign Language.

In 2016, DiMarco started The Nyle DiMarco Foundation and became famous after appearing in Dancing with the Stars.

Quantico returns for its third season in April. The show also features deaf actor and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin.

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