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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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Academy Award winner George Clooney has gone from television actor to motion picture actor to producer, executive producer and director.
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Lauded as "Canada's top character actor of his generation," Chaykin studied acting at State University in Buffalo and founded a theatre group which toured Toronto in the late 1960s.
The actor, who frequently sandwiches returns to the New York stage between film gigs, has been working and reworking Herod since the late 1980s.
In Uncle Bob he plays the title character's homophobic nephew, Josh, who has taken the Greyhound bus in from the Midwest to look after his uncle, who has AIDS (veteran classical actor George Morfogen, a regular on HBO's Oz, on which Pendleton has also appeared).
Working as an actor means beating insurmountable odds, and even those who have earned that rare place at Hollywood's table think they'd be squeezed out if they were open about being gay.
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A young gay American actor who feels he has a shot at playing a straight character with a romantic emotional life is still terrified to come out publicly.
He embodies the aura and generosity of Gary Cooper" Actor, Morgan Freeman