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ˈæk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player(noun)

    a theatrical performer

    histrion, fraud, imposter, pseudo, fake, faker, pretender, instrumentalist, pseud, role player, sham, musician, shammer, participant, player, impostor, worker, thespian, doer

  2. actor, doer, worker(noun)

    a person who acts and gets things done

    "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"

    prole, player, role player, proletarian, doer, thespian, worker, histrion


  1. actor(noun)

    a person who performs in a theatrical play or film

    actress, player, performer

  2. actor(noun)

    one who acts; a doer


  3. actor(noun)

    one who takes part in a situation


  4. actor(noun)

    The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).


  5. actor(noun)

    plaintiff, complainant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. actor

    In strict philosophical usage, the prime mover or doer of an act is the agent. Thus we speak of man as a voluntary agent, a free agent. But in common usage, especially in business, an agent is not the prime actor, but only an instrument or factor, acting under orders or instructions. Compare CAUSE.

    agent, doer, factor, instrument, means, mover, operator, performer, promoter

    chief, inventor, originator, principal

    An agent of the company for selling, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. actor

    doer, worker, agent, performer, principal, player, tragedian, comedian

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. actor(n.)

    doer, operator, agent

  2. actor(n.)

    player, performer, comedian, tragedian, stage-player

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. actor(n)

    doer, participant, performer, comedian, tragedian, thespian, impersonator, personator, mime, mimic, pantomimist, barnstormer, hamfatter, supernumerary

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  1. John Garcia:

    [ I was trying to escape from ] the pain, the misery. The stress. The pressure. You name it. I was just trying to escape. That was my escape route. Not a healthy choice, but it was mainly to numb myself … The mere fact of seeing all the dead bodies, going to autopsies and doing the death notifications during the wee hours of the morning. Oscar-winning actor Actor Haing Ngor. who survived the savage horrors of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, was shot to death outside Actor Haing Ngor apartment. ( Oxygen).

  2. Olivier Minne:

    He was the last French actor from the Hollywoood golden era, louis Gendre was very proud of Louis Gendre career in America.

  3. Lati Grobman:

    Sometimes we bring the money. Other times we take a script from scratch and build it, get a director on it, get an actor attached, and get the financing and get everything going for that particular movie, we never sit aside and see what happens. We're not silent investors. We're been in business for 20 years. We're very much involved and probably problem solve 150 times a day or more.

  4. Tyler Perry:

    My audience and the stories that I tell are Read MoreThe actor/director/producer, stories specific to a certain audience, specific to a certain group of people that I know, that I grew up with, and we speak a language, hollywood doesn't necessarily speak the language.

  5. Jeff Annison and Paul Scanlan:

    We don’t expect these companies to experience much success. Equity crowdfunding isn’t easy or inexpensive, and the SEC has important safeguards like bad actor checks and reporting requirements that will eliminate most of the riff-raff, plus, the public is sophisticated these days and has access to enough information to make well-informed decisions.

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