Actor vs. Actress

Actor vs. Actress — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Actor and Actress

Actornoun

A person who behaves in the manner of a character, usually by reciting scripted dialogue, in order to entertain an audience, especially in a play, movie, or television show.

Actressnoun

A woman who is an actor. See Usage Note at -ess.

Actornoun

One who takes part; a participant

"France, Britain ... and any other external actors now involved ... in the affairs of the continent" (Helen Kitchen).

Actressnoun

A female who performs on the stage or in films.

Actornoun

One, such as the manager of a business, who acts for another.

Actressnoun

A female doer or "actor" (in a general sense).

Actornoun

In civil law, the plaintiff in an action.

Actressnoun

a female actor

Actornoun

A person who performs in a theatrical play or film.

Actornoun

One who acts; a doer.

Actornoun

One who takes part in a situation.

Actornoun

(legal) An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.

Actornoun

(legal) One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.

Actornoun

(policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.

Actornoun

(software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).

Actornoun

a theatrical performer

Actornoun

a person who acts and gets things done;

he's a principal actor in this affairwhen you want something done get a doerhe's a miracle worker