body double

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body double

n.
A movie actor who substitutes for a leading performer, especially in distance shots or scenes not involving the face, such as close-ups of a portion of the body.

body double

n
(Film) films a person who substitutes for a star for the filming of a scene that involves shots of the body rather than the face

bod′y dou`ble


n.
a person whose body is shown in a movie or TV show in substitution for a leading actor, esp. in a nude scene.
[1990–95]
Translations
dubler
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The source further added that the duo also hired a body-double nanny, who they hope will really throw paparazzi off the scent.
For an actor of Rana's height it is a huge challenge for directors to find a body double , Krish , Director of his latest film Krishnam Vande Jagadgurm says Rana is one actor who never wants to relegate his action scenes to a body-double.
I played his body-double for some of the long-distance shots which involved playing tennis and pretending to be a dog trainer.
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And the gutsy actress wasn't the only nervous one - at the crucial moment a body-double, who already had a pierced nipple, took Mark's place.