- actor, actress
- nounADJECTIVE▪ accomplished, brilliant, consummate, experienced, fine, good, great, talented, wonderful▪
He's a brilliant actor!▪
I just signed a talented young actor.▪ celebrated, famous, leading, principal, star, veteran, well-known▪ successful▪ Oscar-winning▪
Marlon Brando, the two-times Oscar-winning actor▪ A-list, B-list, etc.▪ main▪ bit-part, struggling, unknown▪ amateur, non-professional▪ professional▪ serious, trained▪ aspiring, wannabe, would-be▪
The college is offering aspiring actors the opportunity to work with a professional cast.▪ out-of-work, unemployed (esp. BrE)▪ character, classical, comedy (esp. BrE), comic, dramatic, Shakespearean, straight▪
Olivier was hailed as the leading classical actor of his generation.▪ film (esp. BrE), Hollywood, movie (esp. AmE), screen▪ television, TV▪ stage, theatre/theater▪ child▪ supporting▪
the award for best supporting actorVERB + ACTOR/ACTRESS▪ hire▪ audition, castACTOR/ACTRESS + VERB▪ act (sth), perform (sth), play (sb/sth), portray sb/sth▪
The same actor plays three different parts in the movie.▪ rehearse (sth)▪ audition▪
He was one of many actors who auditioned for the part of Hamlet.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.