screen actor

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Noun1.screen actor - an actor who plays a role in a filmscreen actor - an actor who plays a role in a film
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
film star, movie star - a star who plays leading roles in the cinema
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Saturday saw the 68-year-old attend the Screen Actor Guild Awards, where she picked up a gong for Outstanding Actress in a film or miniseries, for her portrayal of attorney Linda Kenney Baden in TV movie Phil Spector, looking positively regal in a heavily embroidered Escada gown.
He is best known as a screen actor whose extensive resume includes his Academy Award-nominated performance in On the Waterfront and his Oscar-winning portrayal of Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire (a role he also originated on Broadway).
Versatile stage and screen actor Molina's incredible reading makes this novel outstanding as he voices British, French, German, Canadian, and Native American accents and keeps more than 50 characters in character.
Moldea's thesis is that Reagan subsequently used his position as president of the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) to benefit MCA in return for that and for future payoffs.
On three out of five of these disagreement years, Bafta's Best Film, which predicts the Oscar 56% of the time, was the one that went on to win the Oscar, while the Screen Actor's Guild ensem-ble cast award, The Bafta for best animated feature is the best predictor of its respective Oscar of any of the major awards, right 89% of the time.
Stage and screen actor Billy Dee Williams received the Lifetime Achievement Award, and actor, writer and producer Tyler Perry (whose stage plays include Diary of a Mad Black Woman) received the Trailblazer Award.
The pantomime has to be clear and precise." Having established her role in the narrative, Wevers says, he then takes her over the top with the flamboyance of a silent screen actor playing a villain, at the same time trying to make her more credibly human.
It doesn't take a card-carrying Jungian or multiple screenings of Rock Hudson's Home Movies to reveal that the late screen actor's most interesting films flirt shamelessly with the subject of double identity--the perfect metaphor to describe Hollywood's ultimate masked man, the closeted gay movie star.
Born 58 years ago next Wednesday, September 25, Michael had a famous screen actor father, Kirk, but it was on TV, in The Streets Of San Francisco, that he achieved stardom in 1972 prior to winning an Oscar for producing One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest in 1975, and his hits, as an actor, include Romancing The Stone (1984) and Fatal Attraction (1987), and as a producer he has been successful with Flatliners (1990) and Face/Off (1997) and this week sees the release of his thriller, Swimfan, while he is, of course, married to Catherine Zeta-Jones with a son, Dylan.
Dennis Waterman, who starred alongside him in The Sweeney, said he would "miss a great friend" while Kevin Whately fondly recalled his 13 years working with him in Inspector Morse, calling him the "country's finest screen actor".
Martin Landau, star of The Majestic, has a formidable reputation as a stage and screen actor. But the 70-year-old's career could have taken a completely different path.
Robert De Niro, who was born in New York in 1943 to two artists, was nicknamed Bobby Milk by the other kids because of his deathly pallour but he went on to have the last laugh as he grew up to become the finest screen actor of his generation after towering performances in Mean Streets, The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver and his Oscar-winning role in Raging Bull, but his personal life has been rockier with two divorces and a string of beautiful girlfriends under his belt.