Paul Kelly
Film sign language consultant and interpreter


Atlanta, Georgia

Paul is the child of two deaf parents and grew up in the Deaf community. Growing up as a hearing child with two deaf parents and two hearing brothers not only allowed him to become proficient in both English and American Sign Language at a young age, it also gave him a native understanding of Deaf culture.

Interpreting experience:

In 2009 Paul began working as a nationally certified sign language interpreter. He has worked in a wide variety of interpreting settings (medical, legal, educational, government, etc.).

Film sign language coaching and interpreting experience:

Paul was the sign language interpreter for C.J. Jones in Baby Driver as well as the sign language consultant for Ansel Elgort during the reshoots of the movie. Paul was also the sign language coach for Dwayne Johnson in the upcoming movie, Rampage. Paul currently lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area but is available for film sign language consulting or interpreting needs in any location.