'Switched at Birth' star Constance Marie on sign language boot camp, Marlee Matlin, and more


Constance Marie is best known for her hilarious role as Angie Lopez on the long running "George Lopez" show, but these days, she's doing the drama thing as Regina Vasquez on ABC Family's "Switched at Birth." The show, which follows the families of two teenage girls who discover that they were switched at the hospital, certainly isn't short on emotionally trying moments. When Zap2it asks Marie whether she misses the sitcom life, she doesn't hesitate. "Heck yeah!" she exclaims. "Who wants to cry for five and a half hours for pretend reasons? You know what, it's kind of cathartic, but after a while, you're like, 'Enough already.' I suppose it's not that much easier, because the pressure to be funny can be stressful too, because you have to nail every joke."She's working an entirely different set of acting muscles these days -- literally. As the mother of a deaf daughter, Regina is the bridge between...



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