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Katie Leclerc

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"Katie Leclerc"
Katie Leclerc
Gender Female
Birthday November 26, 1986
First Episode The Wiggly Finger Catalyst
Role(s) Actress
Portrays Emily
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Katie Lynn Leclerc (born November 6, 1986) is an . She has appeared on several series, including ' and '. In 2011, she received a lead role on the show ', starring as Daphne Vasquez, a poor girl whose biological parents are wealthy.

Personal lifeEdit

Katie Leclerc was born in and grew up in . She is the youngest of three in a close-knit family. She is hard-of-hearing and at age 20 was diagnosed as having , a degenerative disorder whose symptoms include fluctuating hearing loss and o; both her father and older have Ménière's disease as well. Although she is hard of hearing, she is able to use .


Katie Leclerc discovered her passion for in grade school when she got the lead role in a production of . When she moved to , Katie continued to pursue theater at . She took part in for , , , and . In 2006, she was in the video "What Hurts the Most" as a student in the . She started her career when she guest-starred on Veronica Mars. Since, she has acted in many other television shows. Her first main actress role was in the show Switched at Birth, where she plays Daphne Vasquez, a girl who is and was given to the wrong family at the after she was born. In 2011, she appeared as the deaf girlfriend of Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory .

One of three actresses that played love interests of Raj and were on multiple episodes of the TV drama Switched at Birth. Laura Spencer (The other Emily) and Tania Raymonde (Yvette the vet) were the other two.




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  • [1] - Official Site
  • [2] - IMDb Site
  • [3] - Wikipedia Site

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