Disabled Actors in Mainstream Media

Zack Weinstein is an actor and an ambassador for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Photo by Brad Buckman

By Valerie┬áMartin Ever since Glee shook the airwaves last year, the show has garnered controversy over one of its lead roles: Artie Abrams, the wheelchair-bound charismatic (and very talented) singer, played by non-disabled actor Kevin McHale. Since so few high-profile parts for disabled people come out of Hollywood, many … [Read more...]