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1A woman whose profession is acting on stage, in films, or on television:‘she is one of the great actresses of her generation’
entertainer, performer, trouper, showman, artistView synonyms
- ‘It started with lots of great singing and dancing from some very talented actors and actresses.’
- ‘Budding actors and actresses are being hunted by producers of a new movie due to be filmed in East Lancashire.’
- ‘There are some fringe benefits to being an actress and one of those is meeting all those co-stars.’
- ‘Top actors or actresses are making millions of pounds for each film, much more than a footballer earns.’
- ‘She was a rising actress married to the scriptwriter and trombone player Bentley.’
- ‘She wants to become an actress and attends auditions in a state of nervous euphoria.’
- ‘She may not have been a great actress but she was a star and she had it all.’
- ‘His father was a house painter and his mother Elenora Duse was related to a famous actress.’
- ‘I always wanted to be famous, whether it be a pop star or an actress in theatre.’
- ‘Jamie was so excited about New York because a lot of her favorite actors and actresses have been there.’
- ‘Delivering the monologues are six actresses, each portraying a different type of mother.’
- ‘She said Lola would be a tough part to cast as there are many good actresses in the drama club.’
- ‘The talents of actors and actresses have contributed much towards the artistic power of the film.’
- ‘She wants to be a dancer, an actress, a West-end star, but for now she serves me my burger and fries.’
- ‘Each one of the actors and actresses assuming the roles of the cats are tremendously talented singers and dancers.’
- ‘The playwright and the actress divorced in the month when The Misfits was released.’
- ‘She was a singer not an actress, but we did a reading and I saw she could listen and make adjustments.’
- ‘The girl in question went on to have a successful career as a comedy actress, in both television and film.’
- ‘A theatre company is encouraging a new breed of actors and actresses to take to the stage.’
- ‘I've done quite a number of roles which would be dream roles for other actresses.’
- 1.1 A woman who behaves in a way that is not genuine:‘I became a very good actress and they nearly always believed me’
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