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Noun1.Histrion - a theatrical performerhistrion - a theatrical performer    
actress - a female actor
barnstormer, playactor, play-actor, trouper - an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
character actor - an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles
comedian - an actor in a comedy
ham actor, ham - an unskilled actor who overacts
heavy - an actor who plays villainous roles
ingenue - an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
leading man - actor who plays the leading male role
mime, mimer, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist - an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
plant - an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
reenactor - a person who enacts a role in an event that occurred earlier
scene-stealer - an actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene; "babies are natural scene-stealers"
movie actor, screen actor - an actor who plays a role in a film
principal, star, lead - an actor who plays a principal role
extra, spear carrier, supernumerary - a minor actor in crowd scenes
tragedian - an actor who specializes in tragic roles
understudy, standby - an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
upstager - a selfish actor who upstages the other actors
walk-on - plays a small part in a dramatic production
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sometimes, the creator can take control of interior style (Frank histrion Wright was noted for doing this), however additional oftentimes the creator works closely with a designer whose sole job is coming up with the inside aesthetic.
que reduce al hombre no a "esclavo sino a [acomplejado] histrion o truhan de las maquinas" (Gunther Anders, 1956.
As the First Histrion states in the Prologue, "e mi vien da ridere perch'io penso che inanzi che questa tela si levassi dal volto di questa citta, vi credevate che ci fussi sotto la torre de Babilonia, e sotto ci era Roma.
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