Definitions

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  • noun Someone who is not an actor

Etymologies

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non- +‎ actor

Examples

  • "I see successful performances as exotic and mysterious in the same way a nonactor would," he said.

    Words and the Performers Who Love Them

  • We were scheduled to shoot a small film in one very long day, with a nonactor in the lead.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • We were scheduled to shoot a small film in one very long day, with a nonactor in the lead.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • We were scheduled to shoot a small film in one very long day, with a nonactor in the lead.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • I know we are probably all having a very busy week, but I wanted to take a moment to offer a few remarks in eulogy of actor-nonactor/funnyman-straightman

    Tom Gliatto: May the Angels Welcome You, Larry "Bud" Melman

  • I might have appreciated it more if I loved all these veteran western actors (plus a gravelly singing nonactor) and if I was in my twilight years as well.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • Like Misael in La Libertad, Vargas is a nonactor whose character carries his real-life name, but whose being is subsumed more intensely and intensively into Alonso's fiction.

    artforum.com

  • Karim also happens to be the son of the family’s Algerian housekeeper, Mimouna, played by a nonactor with a similar background.

    Tribeca Film: Rainy Day Woman: Agnes Jaoui

  • These “nonactor” people are so busy playing to the cameras that they don’t have time to be real.

    The God of Yes

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