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Duluth-raised actor added to Netflix series ‘You’ cast

“You” is a psychological thriller about a man who becomes obsessed with a customer at the bookstore where he works.

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Daniel Durant uses American Sign Language to tell about his life and work during an event at Mitchell Auditorium on the campus of the College of St. Scholastica in 2014. (file / News Tribune)
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Daniel N. Durant, a Duluth-raised actor who has had a recurring role on “Switched at Birth” and was Moritz in a revival of “Spring Awakening” on Broadway, will be on the Netflix series “You” next season.

Durant, who was born deaf, made the announcement last week via his Facebook page. He has also been in New York City working on a film. He has given presentations while visiting family in Duluth and performed with his company Deaf West during the Tony Awards in 2016.

“You” is a psychological thriller about a man who becomes obsessed with a customer at the bookstore where he works.

There is not yet a scheduled release date for the show’s second season.

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