[ noun ] (performing arts) a theatrical performer
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Nikolai_Cherkasov , the Russian actor who has played such heroic roles as Alexander_Nevsky and Ivan_the_Terrible , performs the lanky Don_Quixote , and does so with a simple dignity that bridges the inner nobility and the surface absurdity of this poignant man .
Cherkasov does not caricature him , as some actors have been inclined to do .
There are other good representations of peasants and people of the court by actors who are finely costumed and magnificently photographed in this last of the Russian films to reach this country in the program of joint cultural exchange .(The Providence Journal...)
An unsuccessful playwright and actor , he has faith only in himself and in a talent he is not sure exists .
This is an exciting young actor to watch .
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