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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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Since we understood that she was going to be in New York to perform Sarah Kane's play, we also wanted to acknowledge her success as a stage actress.
BRITISH stage actress Eileen Atkins reportedly wants Nick Nolte as her leading man in Yasmina Reza's play The Unexpected Man.
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Stage actress and award-winning narrator Lorna Raver reads aloud In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot, the unabridged audiobook rendition of the true-life memoir of a woman who volunteered at an orphanage in rural Cambodia.
RADIO presenter and stage actress Denise Van Outen stars in a new one-woman play with music called Some Girl I Used to Know.
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The performance, first staged 14 years ago by the Ankara State Opera and Ballet, recounts how Afife as a young woman defied both her parents and the social norms in Turkey back in the early 1900s to became a stage actress.
His love of acting was fostered through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry.
LYNN Redgrave, the British film and stage actress who hailed from a well-known theatrical family, has died after a battle with breast cancer, her publicist said.
The screen and stage actress, whose family moved to Canada when she was a baby, filmed in the city for the BBC1 series Who Do You Think You Are?
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