Isaac Lidsky

Isaac Lidsky

Isaac Lidsky is a lawyer and former child actor. In July 2008, he became the first blind US Supreme Court clerk, to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. [ [http://www.abajournal.com/news/former_child_actor_now_blind_will_begin_stint_as_oconnor_law_clerk/ Former Child Actor, Now Blind, Will Begin Stint as O’Connor Law Clerk] (Debra Cassens Weiss, "ABA Journal", May 27, 2008)]

Lidsky came to fame acting in the role of Weasel on "". He later was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. After he gave up acting, he studied Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Harvard College, graduating with honors in June 1999. In July that year he founded Poindexter Systems, an Internet advertising company, with Joe Zawadzki (his brother-in-law) and his friend Ted Shergalis. [ [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/node/897 Isaac Lidsky] (biography, Berkman Center for Internet & Society)]

Lidsky left Poindexter in June 2001 and started studying law at Harvard Law School in Fall 2001.

Lidsky is the head of Hope For Vision [ [http://www.hopeforvision.org/media/?id=96 Ex-actor to make pitch for eye research] (Jorge Valencia, "Miami Herald", 27 Sep 2007)] and also works with the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Lidsky lives with his wife, Dorothy (Johnston) Lidsky, whom he married in 2004. [ [http://www.geocities.com/themaxsbtbsite/ArticleIL3.html Lidsky Family Seeks Cure for Eye Disease] (Ana Veciano-Suarez, "Miami Herald", June 8, 2004)] [ [http://www.hopeforvision.org/media/?id=96 Ex-actor to make pitch for eye research] (Jorge Valencia, "Miami Herald", 27 Sep 2007)]

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External links

* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0509240/ Isaac Lidsky] (IMDB)


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