Definitions of actor

  1.   He that acts or performs- fem.
  2.   a theatrical performer
  3.   One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
  4.   An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
  5.   He that acts; a stage- player. An advocate or proctor in civil causes.
  6.   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"
  7.   Actress.
  8.   One who acts: a stage- player.
  9.   A theatrical performer; a stageplayer.
  10.   A doer; one who takes part in a play; a theatrical or motion picture player.
  11.   One who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer.

Quotes of actor

  1. There isn't a switch that I turn on. I'm an actor This is what I do. – Anthony Anderson
  2. I'm always looking, as an actor for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable. – Adam Baldwin
  3. The only thing an actor owes his public is not to bore them. – Marlon Brando
  4. Commercial jobs are pretty easily adjustable because they only take a few hours to complete, which is one of the reasons they are a Godsend to the actor – Thayer David
  5. I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first. – Griffin Dunne
  6. The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend, all this screaming and being scared for your life. – Kirsten Dunst
  7. I don't know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor – Alec Guinness
  8. For a child actor it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared. – Jena Malone
  9. No matter how many people tell you, Save your money, when you've got a series, you never do. Somehow it doesn't seem important. Maybe it's because you've been without money for so long as an actor – David Morse
  10. I've always wanted to work with Blair, and finally the timing was right. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him. I think he's a hugely underrated actor in Hollywood. – Tyler Perry
  11. All I am hoping for is to be able to work- I think my best work is still ahead of me- I think all that I have been through in the last several years have only made me a better, more interesting actor – Mickey Rourke
  12. I am not a long -run actor I admire actors who can do that. – David Ogden Stiers
  13. Every actor will tell you it's so much more fun to play the bad guy because usually those characters are more complex and more broad and more interesting, and have more sides to them. – Michael Vartan
  14. If you're going to be born ugly and be an actor the least they can do is let you play Lincoln. – Sam Waterston
  15. The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor – Johnny Weissmuller

Usage examples for actor

  1. But her friend, the actor – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  2. Was I so bad an actor after all? ” – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  3. What an actor he would have made! ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. By worthy he means when he's made a name as an actor – The Red Room by August Strindberg
  5. Just in the same way that an actor thinks it worth while to go through so many years' training to fit him for the stage, although dramatic literature is also only one branch of general literature. ” – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  6. “ For he speedily became an actor manager. ” – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  7. Either the fellow was a very good actor or- " Sorry," Dick said slowly. ” – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. “ Callippides, the tragic actor who had a great name in all Greece and was made much of, once met and saluted him; of which when he found no notice taken, he confidently thrust himself into his train, expecting that Agesilaus would pay him some attention. ” – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  9. “ I believe he is a wandering actor – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  10. “ " But, you see, I'm an actor – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. You should have been an actor – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  12. That it was quite possible you were only a third- rate actor all the time. ” – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  13. The children were crazy about acting and we all enjoyed it as much as they did, especially Mr. Clemens, who was the best actor of all. ” – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  14. “ Salvini, the great actor has given some very useful thought on that subject. ” – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  15. Nothing the actor or actress can do will satisfy the public. ” – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  16. Things are not quite so bad for the actor – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  17. We heard the angry aside of the actor on the stage: " Send someone on here- for Heaven's sake!" ” – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  18. The public does not demand that an actor shall come in at a private door and climb a steep staircase to get to the stage. ” – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  19. Before leaving, the old actor went up to Nanteuil, to press her hand. ” – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  20. In every movement of the body, in every tone of the voice, Thurston showed the professional actor his thoughts were all upon himself and the effect that he was making. ” – The Captives by Hugh Walpole

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