Deanne Bray is an American actress. Bray was born deaf and is bilingual in American Sign Language and English.

She is best known for her role as Sue Thomas in the show Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye. She is also known for her recurring role as Emma Coolidge on Heroes.

Born on May 14, 1971 (age 50 years), in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America, Deanne is said to have a height of 1.72m.

Deanne is married to her partner Troy Kotsur who also is an actor. The couple tied the knot in 2001 and have a child by the name of  Kyra Monique Kotsur.

Deanne Bray Parents: Meet Sylvia Powell Deanne Bray’s Mother

Deanne Bray is said to have been born to her mother by the name,e of Sylvia Powell.

Sylvia Powell is said to have been a teacher who raised her daughter to be proud of herself and not feel embarrassed about her hearing problem.

Tho much is not known about her, she is said to be a great mother who supported her daughter in all that she did

Deanne Career Awards And Works



Year Title Role Notes
1996 What Do Women Want Sharon
2005 Last Mountain Blonde Annie
2007 I See the Crowd Roar: The Story of William Dummy Hoy Anna Documentary short
2008 Universal Signs Natalie
2013 No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie ASL Advocate


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Arrival and Departure Emily Theater


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct: Lightning Teddy Franklin TV film
1996 The Pretender Deaf Woman Episode: “Flyer”
1997 Ellen Juliet Episode: “Ellen’s Deaf Comedy Jam”
1997 Diagnosis: Murder Jan Curran Episode: “Murder, Country Style”
2001 Strong Medicine Sonny Episode: “Fix”
2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Dr. Gilbert Episode: “Sounds of Silence”
2002–2005 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Sue Thomas Lead role (56 episodes)
2003 L.A. Sheriff’s Homicide Technician TV film
2006 Rescue Me RoseMary Episode: “Hell”
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dean Price Episode: “Silencer”
2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm Jean Episode: “The Rat Dog”
2007 The L Word Amy Reed Episodes: “Lacy Lilting Lyrics”, “Little Boy Blue”
2008 The L Word Amy Reed Episodes: “Lesbians Gone Wild”, “Lay Down the Law”
2008 Sweet Nothing in My Ear Dr. Walters TV film
2009–2010 Heroes Emma Coolidge Recurring role (9 episodes)
2013 2 Broke Girls Joanne Episode: “And Not-So-Sweet Charity”
2014 Grey’s Anatomy Nicole Episode: “Go It Alone”
2014 Switched at Birth Dean of Gallaudet Episode: “It Isn’t What You Think”
2017 Veep Julie Episode: “Qatar”




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