Word "ACTOR" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a person who acts and gets things done
Synonyms:
doer, worker
Examples:
he's a principal actor in this affair

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a theatrical performer
Synonyms:
histrion, player, role player, thespian

Crossword Clues for ACTOR

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Billy Porter's profession USA Today 21 Sep 2021
Cast member Thomas Joseph 13 Sep 2021
Cast member Thomas Joseph 13 Sep 2021
Performer memorizing lines USA Today 11 Sep 2021
Performer memorizing lines USA Today 11 Sep 2021
Take one? The Washington Post Sunday 29 Aug 2021
Stage performer USA Today 25 Aug 2021
Theatrical performer Irish Times Simplex 17 Aug 2021
Script memorizer Newsday 11 Aug 2021
Thespian The Telegraph Quick 03 Aug 2021
Thespian The Telegraph Quick 03 Aug 2021
Stage figure The Washington Post 25 Jul 2021
Stage figure LA Times Daily 25 Jul 2021
Thespian Irish Times Simplex 03 Jul 2021
Element losing the head with Playboy? Irish Times Crosaire 22 Jun 2021
A real trouper Newsday 28 May 2021
Thespian The Times Concise 25 May 2021
Stage or screen performer USA Today 20 May 2021
Theatrical performer Irish Times Simplex 04 May 2021
Performer in a play Newsday 03 May 2021
One who memorizes lines Universal 19 Apr 2021
Part player Thomas Joseph 17 Apr 2021
Thespian The Telegraph Quick 23 Mar 2021
Person in the abbey gets note: 'Grace dumped Gene' Irish Times Crosaire 23 Mar 2021
Extra, for one Universal 04 Mar 2021
Player in contract, organist The Sun Two Speed 26 Feb 2021
Thespian The Sun Two Speed 26 Feb 2021
One sharing a stage kiss The Washington Post Sunday 14 Feb 2021
Player on a stage USA Today 24 Jan 2021
Either performer in a two-hander USA Today 22 Jan 2021
Thespian Eugene Sheffer 08 Jan 2021
Thespian Irish Times Simplex 22 Dec 2020
Stage player The Telegraph Quick 04 Dec 2020
Thespian New York Times 18 Nov 2020
Player in Pontefract orchestra The Sun Two Speed 01 Nov 2020
Someone in the picture New York Times 10 Oct 2020
To whom work is play? The Sun Two Speed 04 Oct 2020
Cast party? Wall Street Journal 03 Oct 2020
Chadwick Boseman was one Universal 29 Sep 2020
One given the part LA Times Daily 16 Aug 2020
One given the part The Washington Post 16 Aug 2020
Company member Wall Street Journal 12 Aug 2020
Kristen Bell or Kristen Stewart LA Times Daily 10 Aug 2020
Kristen Bell or Kristen Stewart The Washington Post 10 Aug 2020
Memorizer of lines USA Today 25 Jul 2020
Person cast in a movie Newsday 15 Jun 2020
Figure on a film set The Washington Post Sunday 14 Jun 2020
Set figure Wall Street Journal 04 Jun 2020
Wounded Croat one in cast The Sun Two Speed 05 May 2020
Stage personality Universal 03 May 2020
Play participant Newsday 19 Apr 2020
Cast member Wall Street Journal 06 Apr 2020
One in a cast Newsday 26 Mar 2020
Gere, for one The Washington Post 12 Mar 2020
Gere, for one LA Times Daily 12 Mar 2020
Person in a cast Newsday 11 Mar 2020
Stage performer The Times Concise 07 Mar 2020
Role player Universal 26 Feb 2020
Many a waiter around Hollywood New York Times 24 Feb 2020
Bridges or Lane, e.g The Washington Post Sunday 23 Feb 2020
Performer The Telegraph Quick 13 Dec 2019
In contract, organ player The Sun Two Speed 10 Dec 2019
Person in a cast USA Today 05 Dec 2019
See 62-Across New York Times 03 Dec 2019
See 62-Across
Performer rejected corruption around ... The Telegraph Cryptic 07 Nov 2019
Croat producing stage presence? The Sun Two Speed 13 Oct 2019
Script memorizer USA Today 02 Oct 2019
Stage figure Newsday 15 Sep 2019
One potentially filmed bashing Croat The Sun Two Speed 24 Aug 2019
Penn or Pitt Universal 05 Aug 2019
Man in a cast New York Times 18 Jun 2019
Play group member? Universal 25 May 2019
Person learning lines Newsday 28 Apr 2019
One initially acquires competence taking on roles The Telegraph Cryptic 28 Mar 2019
Cast member Thomas Joseph 18 Mar 2019
Best ___ New York Times 07 Mar 2019
Player on stage The Telegraph Quick 02 Mar 2019
Many a Tony winner Premier Sunday 13 Jan 2019
Memorizer of lines
Penn or Pitt
Play group member?
Line man?
Best ___
Script memorizer
Penn or Pitt Wall Street Journal 13 Dec 2018
Film performer Newsday 26 Nov 2018
Movie VIP Universal 29 Oct 2018
Include autodidact, originally a man of many parts Irish Times Crosaire 05 Oct 2018
John Wilkes Booth, e.g USA Today 04 Oct 2018
Player's agent ignoring fine The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Sep 2018
One treading the boards USA Today 23 Aug 2018
In contract, orchestral player The Sun Two Speed 12 Aug 2018
Performer The Sun Two Speed 12 Aug 2018
One in a cast New York Times 30 Jul 2018
One with a part to play Newsday 15 Jul 2018
One featured in a playbill USA Today 21 Jun 2018
Great pretender Universal 14 Jun 2018
Thespian Universal 08 Jun 2018
Croat injured — one in cast The Sun Two Speed 10 May 2018
Performer in a film Newsday 07 May 2018
One auditioning Universal 21 Mar 2018
One getting the credit? Universal 13 Mar 2018
Role call answerer? USA Today 26 Feb 2018
Film star hiding in factory The Sun Two Speed 20 Feb 2018
Dramatic performer The Sun Two Speed 20 Feb 2018
Learner of lines USA Today 01 Feb 2018
One with a role to play New York Times 28 Jan 2018
Great pretender
One with a role to play
Movie VIP
Thespian
John Wilkes Booth, e.g.
Learner of lines
One featured in a playbill
One treading the boards
Role call answerer?
Cruise, e.g.
Penn or Pitt
One with billing issues, perhaps Newsday 07 Dec 2017
Penn or Pitt, e.g The Chronicle of Higher Education 17 Nov 2017
A cold starter of turkey or ham? The Telegraph Cryptic 14 Nov 2017
One taking cues The Washington Post Sunday 12 Nov 2017
One's job is delivering someone else's work The Telegraph Cryptic 24 Oct 2017
Person making a scene? The Washington Post Sunday 22 Oct 2017
Outstanding Supporting ___ New York Times 18 Oct 2017
Person in a trailer, in two senses New York Times 13 Oct 2017
One for whom work is play? New York Times 12 Oct 2017
One in a cattle call USA Today 10 Sep 2017
Co-star, possibly, if not front of stage? The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Sep 2017
Oscar hopeful Thomas Joseph 25 Aug 2017
Cast member Newsday 15 Aug 2017
To whom 'break a leg' is said New York Times 08 Aug 2017
Person of parts Wall Street Journal 10 Jun 2017
Stage performer The Washington Post 30 May 2017
Stage performer LA Times Daily 30 May 2017
Soliloquy speaker USA Today 22 May 2017
Line producer Newsday 20 May 2017
Line man? Wall Street Journal 10 May 2017
Part of a cast LA Times Daily 23 Apr 2017
Part of a cast The Washington Post 23 Apr 2017
Part female's wanting, one in a film maybe The Telegraph Cryptic 04 Apr 2017
Arnie characterising Terminator on release initially? The Telegraph Toughie 16 Mar 2017
Play boy? Wall Street Journal 11 Mar 2017
Role player Newsday 08 Mar 2017
Player's agent clearing fine The Times Cryptic 03 Feb 2017
See 1-Across The Washington Post 16 Jan 2017
Play-boy? The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Jan 2017
Pro on camera LA Times Daily 09 Jan 2017
Stage performer
Soliloquy speaker
One for whom work is play?
One in a cattle call
Penn or Pitt, e.g.
Outstanding Supporting ___
Person in a trailer, in two senses
Role player
Part of a cast
To whom "break a leg" is said
Pro on camera
Stage performer Newsday 29 Nov 2016
44-Across, for one USA Today 27 Nov 2016
Cruise maybe in Cadillac to resort The Telegraph Cryptic 24 Nov 2016
Marquee name Newsday 06 Nov 2016
Role call answerer The Washington Post 25 Oct 2016
Emmy contender LA Times Daily 13 Oct 2016
One with a stunt double, perhaps The Washington Post 10 Oct 2016
Troupe member USA Today 09 Oct 2016
Cage, for one The Washington Post 13 Sep 2016
Oscar hopeful Universal 23 Aug 2016
Oscar nominee USA Today 14 Aug 2016
Person in a cast Universal 03 Aug 2016
One in a cast LA Times Daily 20 Jul 2016
7 works avoiding extremes The Times Cryptic 31 May 2016
Is 1 down a man of many parts? Irish Times Crosaire 12 May 2016
One treading the boards Universal 15 Apr 2016
See 4 The Guardian Cryptic 05 Apr 2016
One in a cast? USA Today 05 Apr 2016
19-down, for one Universal 15 Mar 2016
Trouper USA Today 05 Mar 2016
Lemmon in 3, for instance, or Mastroianni in 5 The Guardian Speedy 07 Feb 2016
All the stage is his world Universal 19 Jan 2016
One in a cast Universal 12 Jan 2016
Cage or Penn LA Times Daily 10 Jan 2016
One in a cast
Oscar nominee
Troupe member
Cage or Penn
Emmy contender
One in a cast
Person in a cast
Oscar hopeful
All the stage is his world
Person in a cast The Washington Post 22 Dec 2015
Stage __ LA Times Daily 17 Dec 2015
One with a part LA Times Daily 22 Nov 2015
One who treads the boards USA Today 03 Nov 2015
Stage performer The Telegraph Quick 01 Nov 2015
Thespian USA Today 31 Oct 2015
One playing a part Newsday 29 Sep 2015
One in a trailer New York Times 12 Sep 2015
Penn or Pitt New York Times 25 Aug 2015
Current rock player The Telegraph Cryptic 10 Aug 2015
Washington or Ford LA Times Daily 02 Aug 2015
Person with lines New York Times 28 Jul 2015
SAG-AFTRA member Newsday 24 Jul 2015
Player Thomas Joseph 18 Jul 2015
Tony nominee, maybe Eugene Sheffer 17 Jul 2015
Part taker New York Times 29 May 2015
Matthew Fox or Peter Coyote LA Times Daily 21 May 2015
Player The Telegraph Quick 18 May 2015
Great pretender? USA Today 21 Apr 2015
One may have a set routine Newsday 18 Apr 2015
Shakespearean performer USA Today 13 Apr 2015
Lines man? Universal 13 Apr 2015
All the stage is his world Family Time 12 Apr 2015
Thespian Newsday 26 Mar 2015
Repertory member Newsday 15 Feb 2015
Theatrical player The Times Concise 21 Jan 2015
Moonlighting waiter's other job, often
With 44-Across, versatile Hollywood type, or a description of this puzzle's theme
Great pretender?
One who treads the boards
Shakespearean performer
Thespian
Marquee name
Cast member
Role model?
Matthew Fox or Peter Coyote
One with a part
Stage __
Washington or Ford
Penn or Pitt
Lines man?
Thespian
Part player
38-Down member
Person with lines
Rocker wants to be one, after video shoot
Cast member
One may have a set routine
One playing a part
Person in a cast
Repertory member
Role player
SAG-AFTRA member
Thespian
Part taker
One in a trailer
Cast part
Someone in a cast
Man of parts
Man of many parts
Cast member
He might be in a cast
He may play a part
Audition hopeful
Lineman?
Stage performer
22 Across filler
Apt anagram of CO-STAR - S
Role filler
Repertory member
10-Down, e.g.
Person in a cast
Cue user, maybe
One in a cast
Woods or Irons
Daniel Craig, e.g.
Caan job?
One at an audition
Obie contender
Learner of lines
Shakespeare, at times
John Wilkes Booth, e.g.
Cast member
One may be supporting
Obie contender
One concerned with lines
44-Across, for one
Repertory member
Broadway performer
Johnny Depp, e.g.
Player on stage
Player
One may be supporting
SAG member
Gary Oldman or Paul Newman
Player
Playbill listing
6-Across, for one
One playing a part
25-Down, for one
Charles Playhouse figure
Player
Playbill listing
One playing a part
Oldman or Newman
Cast member
Cage, for one
David Pirner of Soul Asylum in "Reality Bites"
Role player
6-Across, for one
25-Down, for one
Cage, for one
Cast member
Oldman or Newman
SAG member
Role model?
Directed person
Company member?
One pleased with long lines?
Lowe or Gere
Role player
Player on stage
Oldman or Freeman
Astin or Martin
Eddie Vedder in "Singles"
Certain Juilliard grad
One in a cast
3-Down, for example
Colin Firth, for one
Shakespearean performer, e.g.
Player on stage
Part player
Practiced pretender
"Cattle call" respondent
One who's directed
Parts expert?
Part winner
Cruise, for one
He gets credits
Someone in a cast
Penn or Pitt
Cruise, for one
Repertory member
One in a cast
Reagan, at one time
Penn or Pitt
Script memorizer
Man of many parts?
Lead, e.g.
Action may make him laugh or cry?
Either of 12-Across, e.g.
Part man?
Play boy?
Tony contender
Washington or Ford, e.g.
Caan job?
Emmy contender
One paid to be others
One who needs direction
Play boy?
Role player
Movie star
Cage or Penn
Lineman?
Person in an apron
Role player
Sellers, for instance
Thespian
Part owner?
Sellers, for instance
Thespian
Part player
Broadway performer
One with parts
Part of a company
Trouper
Stage presence?
One who takes parts
Play boy?
Reel person?
Irons or Woods
Player
Role player
Guy in a cast
Player at work
Newman or Oldman
One working on lines
Shakespearean performer
Part man?
Stage figure
Part of a company
Woods or Irons
Practiced pretender
Person who may be made-up?
Oscar night luminary
Obie contender
One may have only one big part
Man with many parts
Thespian
Role seeker
Caan job?
Walken or Danson, e.g.
Washington or Ford, e.g.
One working on lines
Shakespearean performer
Stage figure
Tony contender
Part filler
One with parts
Part man?
Thespian
One in a 10-Across
Ham, e.g.
Booth was one
Man of parts
Part player
Meryl Streep, to the politically correct
Part man?
SAG member
Thespian
Part player
Part taker
Matinee idol
All the stage is his world
Part taker
Part man?
One for whom play means work
Man of many parts
His parts may be funny or sad
Boards treader
Ham, e.g.
Cast member
One with many parts
Man in a cast
One needing parts
Part filler
He may have a coach
One placed in a cast
Ronald Reagan, once
Woods or Irons
Pitt or Penn
Play boy?
Stage presence
Trouper
Paul Newman, e.g.
Role player
One with a SAG card
Stage performer
All the stage is his world
Shakespearean performer
Shakespearean performer, e.g.
Matinee idol, e.g.
One with a SAG card
One with many parts
Seagal or Segal
102 Down recipient
59 Across, for one
Baldwin or Guinness
Performer in a play
Troupe member
Cast party?
Person in a cast
Oscar nominee
Method student, e.g.
Part winner
Reagan, in Hollywood
Thespian
Person in a cast
Stage presence?
Cue user
Stage coach user, possibly
Role player
Pitt or Penn
Cast member
Thespian
Paul Newman, for one
Pitt or Depp, e.g.
Stage presence
Part winner
One may be a ham
Lead, perhaps
One with a role
One on stage
Film performer
One with a part
Lead, perhaps
One may be a ham
Part winner
One in a cast
Walk-on, e.g.
Cast member
9 Across, e.g.
Obie contender
One pleased with long lines
Hal Holbrook or Howard Hesseman, e.g.
Man with many parts
Thespian
Oscar hopeful
Brando, e.g.
Man of parts
Someone in a cast
Made-up person?
Spencer Tracy, for one
One whose line is delivering lines
Stage performer
Lines man?
One with a stage coach
Cruise, for one
22-, 27-, or 54-Across
Man of parts
Oscar hopeful
Set figure
Clooney or Pitt
Part man
Broadway performer
Robert De Niro, for one
Robert De Niro or Al Pacino
Play boy?
Part owner?
Emmy contender
Oscar recipient
Stage presence?
Washington or Phoenix
One expecting a hand, perhaps
Stage presence?
Broadway figure
Van Dyke or Van Damme
Paul Newman, for one
Oscar recipient
He might be in a cast
Part owner?
One expecting a hand, perhaps
Stage presence?
He cries on cue
3-Down, e.g.
Stage presence?
Pretender on stage
Oscar contender
Oscar to the best one
Portrayer
Puzzle's awardee
Performer
Person with a coach?
Robert DeNiro, for one
Matinee idol
Trouper
Part player
Tony nominee, maybe
Robert DeNiro for one
Role player
Company part
Irons or Woods, e.g.
Waiter often
Kenneth Branagh e.g.
Entertainer
Performer
Man in a cast
Boards treader
He might play the sticks
Hanks or Irons
Doer
Burton or Taylor e.g.
Juilliard graduate
Play participant
Woods or Irons
Penn or Pitt
All the stage is his world
Performing artist
SAG member
One who plays at work
Pretender
Man of parts
Player
Part of a cast
One in a cast
Hanks or Pitt e.g.
Leading man, e.g.
Tony winner, e.g.
Role-player
Role seeker
Marlon Brando <P>e.g.
Ford or Hudson
Gibson, e.g.
ANTA member
Booth, e.g.
Hollywood type
John Gielgud <P>e.g.<P>
Player
Lancaster, e.g.
SAG member
Part owner?
Sir Henry Irving, e.g.
Part of a cast
Roscian performer
Forrest or Woods, e.g.
Human ham
Nimoy or Nolte
Ben Johnson, for one
Baryshnikov, at times
John Lithgow, e.g.
John Lithgow is one
John Drew was one
John Lithgow, for one
Elmo Lincoln, e.g.
Greene or Sheen
Globe employee
Cotten or Woolley
Oscar seeker
Boardwalker?
Gielgud or Guinness
Thespian
Plummer, e.g.
Reagan was one
Boards walker
Gielgud or Olivier
Moss or Morse
Man in a cast
Person in a cast
Ford, Adams or Grant
Histrio
One in a cast
One involved in 33 Across
Student of Lee Strasberg
Olivier, for one
Redford or Newman
Buttons or Knotts
Young or Mature
Olivier or Barrymore
Histrion
Olivier or Gielgud
Caine or Cotten
Caine or Wayne
Performer
Fonda or Lunt, e.g.
Expert on lines
Expert in asides
Equity member
Disciple of Thespis
Barrymore, e.g.
Paul Muni, e.g.
John Drew, e.g.
Ham or Shakespearean
Character or ham
Cast member
ANTA member
Ham or bad
Participant
Ham, for one
Boards man
Tony recipient
Stanislavsky trainee
Mostel, for one
Show biz chap
Doer
Player.
Drew, for one
Entertainer.
Treader of the boards.
Crawford or Lawford.
Harrison or Grant.
Hero or heavy.
Holbrook, for one.
Hudson or Grant.
Man of parts.
Scofield, for one.
Tree, for one.
Exponent of an art.
Performer.
Tragedian.
Trouper.
Olivier.
Equity member.
Thespian.
Piazza or Parks.
Member of Equity.
Finney, for one.
Booth.
Straight man.
Participant.
Member of 59 Down.
Dissembler.
Stock company member.
Sock-and-buskin man.
Juvenile, for example.
Shakespeare was one.
Lee Strasberg pupil.
Bad ___ (dangerous person).
Mature or Young.
Board walker.
48 Across, for example.
Member of a stock company.
Power.
Character ___.
Candidate for Hollywood.
Bit player.
Member of ANTA.
Marlon Brando.
Holden or Wayne.
Mummer.
Edmund Gwenn is one.
Yul Brynner, for instance.
Tom Ewell, for instance.
Martyn Green, for instance.
Brando, for instance.
Roger Rico, for instance.
Performer in "no" drama.
Paul Kelly, for instance.
Alfred Lunt.
Walker of the boards.
One of Ezio Pinza's professions.
Impersonator.
John Wilkes Booth's calling.
Star.
One with multiple personalities?
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