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A computer-generated actor, either in a wholly animated film or one that appears to interact with human actors.
- ‘The idea that a synthespian might some day win an Oscar is not far-fetched.’
- ‘Whatever your feelings are on synthespians on the big screen, there's no arguing that this bunch is spellbindingly intriguing in its own way.’
- ‘It gives them the full range of human emotions moving another step closer to the reality of the synthespian.’
- ‘Gollum, digitally enhanced by actor Andy Serkis's actorly bite, silenced naysayers who argued that synthespians would never emote at the level of their flesh-and-blood counterparts.’
- ‘If the daughter is the father's greatest creation, it sure makes sense that the director's synthespian would look a lot like her, wouldn't it?’
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