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  • noun Plural form of nonactor.

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Examples

  • I tip my hat to Byington and his talented cast of professionals and nonactors - who have managed to shoot a contemporary sex comedy about one of the most repugnant issues in our society and yet still keep a straight face throughout the process.

    George Heymont: Pushing The Envelope (VIDEOS)

  • I tip my hat to Byington and his talented cast of professionals and nonactors - who have managed to shoot a contemporary sex comedy about one of the most repugnant issues in our society and yet still keep a straight face throughout the process.

    George Heymont: Pushing The Envelope (VIDEOS)

  • In Sin Nombre, he was working with nonactors; in Jane Eyre, he had Dame Judy Dench, along with such well-trained performers as Michael Fassbender, Sally Hawkins and Mia Wasikowska.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Interview: Director Cary Fukunaga of Jane Eyre

  • An influx of aspiring nonactors is ushering in new fashion brands, formidable restaurants and a cozier bar scene.

    A Star Is Reborn

  • To avoid seeming hokey, I used nonactors I found by advertising on Craig's List: "Looking for mountaineers who love the wilderness."

    The Ultimate Nature Walk

  • Beatty tiptoed up to the edge in Shampoo, with his use of TV news clips as source music, as it were, and went even further in Reds, with his use of the Witnesses and nonactors like Kosinski and Plimpton, but he always pulled back—saved, again, by his commercial instincts.

    STAR

  • De Rochemont blithely combined authentic newsreel footage with staged scenes shot using actors and nonactors

    MoMA Marches to the Beat of History

  • He also made strategic use of nonactors, such as Paris Review editor George Plimpton playing a fashionable publisher with an eye for the ladies, including Bryant; and writer Jerzy Kosinski The Painted Bird who was marvelous as Zinoviev.

    STAR

  • And her own children (both nonactors) star in the pivotal roles of Xerxes and Leila.

    The Other Mumbai

  • She then pointed to two nonactors nearby and said, "Let's send them instead."

    There Will Be Oscars

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