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actor

noun actor, aggrieved party, complainant, litigant, malcontent, man with a grievance, operator, participant, party, performer, person, petitioner, plaintiff, qui facit
Associated concepts: an actor as a witness in a prosecution, an actor in a legal proceeding

ACTOR, practice. 1. A plaintiff or complainant. 2. He on whom the burden of proof lies. In actions of replevin both parties are said to be actors. The proctor or advocate in the courts of the civil law, was called actor.

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An accomplished stage actress, she's also appeared in a wealth of TV dramas including Inspector Lynley, Silent Witness and Casualty.
A graduate of Howard University, she began her career as a stage actress and made her Broadway debut nearly 30 years ago as a replacement in the 1975 musical The Wiz.
She became a geisha in Nagoya and later a stage actress in Europe using the name Hanako, according to the group.
Seduced by the intensity of both story and character, Picard, one of Quebec's most charismatic stars, instantly lent his support to the project and he was joined by other artists, including Julien Poulin (Elvis in the Elvis Gratton series of films and videos), a long-time Falardeau collaborator, and acclaimed stage actress Sylvie Drapeau (Les Fantomes des trois Madeleine).
And it is a highly sophisticated life that we witness, achieved through an amalgam of precise and savvy theatrical choices: found furniture (a couch, a kitchen, a collection of stools), masterful actors (Belgian stage actress Viviane De Muynck and Gonzalo Cunill from Argentina), and mesmerizing dancers (Spaniard Eduardo Torroja, Anglo-Turkish Tijen Lawton, and Italian-born Carlotta Sagna, who also choreographed Morning Song).
Asaka, a professional stage actress, reportedly helped Nomura make her debut on the stage.
Son, a veteran stage actress, resigned earlier in the day following pressure from the opposition Grand National Party and environmental groups for taking the money in May in Moscow from businessmen representing some of South Korea's largest companies.
Following her Oscar-winning performance as Best Supporting Actress in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, young stage actress Sandy Dennis assumed leading lady status as the star of the hit film Up The Down Staircase.
Fresh from his breakup with stage actress Teetin Villanueva, actor JC Santos said he learned one thing about being in a relationship for a long time.
The TV star, singer and stage actress said she received abuse for pulling out of West End musical Funny Girl - but she believes people largely understood her troubles.
Azmi, daughter of poet Kaifi Azmi and stage actress Shaukat Azmi, made her film debut in 1974 with Ankur and soon became one of the leading actresses of parallel cinema.
Born Gurinder Bhadbhade, she was daughter of Marathi stage actress Mandakini Bhadbhade.