Tyrone Giordano (b. 1976) is a deaf American actor. He began acting in Washington DC. He was a member of a small troupe of Deaf and hearing actors when he was asked to participate in a production of The Miracle Worker, his first major role.For a short time he taught at Kendall. In 1999, Giordano had obtained his BA in English Literature from Gallaudet University; by September of 2001, he played the lead in Big River, which originated with Deaf West Theatre, in Los Angeles.To date, he has been in two plays, one musical, and two Hollywood productions. Big River was a hit in Los Angeles; its second run was at the Taper Forum. Big River made its debut on Broadway in May of 2003, with some of its original cast members. Giordano remained with Big River for most of its year-long national tour (June 2004-June 2005) as well as its run in Japan, leaving only to complete filming on The Family Stone, in which he plays the gay deaf brother of lead actor Dermot Mulroney. He also plays the deaf brother of Ashton Kutcher in the movie, A Lot Like Love.