body double


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
This is the first time I've ever been accused of being a body double or a robot.
That's one of the reasons why Fleur was called in as the body double for someone who is more than double her age.
HOLLYWOOD star Jake Gyllenhaal (above) has revealed he didn't use a body double for his boxing scenes in his new movie.
The 45-year-old actress reportedly did not use a body double and did the bedroom scene with actor Ryan Guzman, by herself.
Jennifer McSween, who works as a body double for Jennifer Metcalfe on Hollyoaks, has won what is considered to be one of the toughest rounds in the competition.
Yahia wrote a book detailing his life and the life he lived as Uday's body double in his book The Devil's Double.
The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower: A Murder That Became a Real-Life Mystery offers insights into what really happened to Janet Leigh's body double in Psycho, exploring the psychology of a killer and revealing a classic Hollywood murder mystery.
RENOWNED Michael Jackson impersonator, and one-time body double, Navi (right) is at Coventry Kasbah on Wednesday for a special tribute.
David Longinotti, Oaklawn's assistant general manager, said, "He was the body double in the movie 'Seabiscuit.
hissyfit's core products include Saving Face Foundation/Highlight, Handy Work hand lotion and Body Double body moisturizer.
Summary: Robert Pattinson has apparently hired a body double in an attempt to distract his overzealous female fans.
has got into trouble over a TV ad she supposedly made highlighting her gritt y New York Bronx roots, below, which was actually filmed using a body double.