character actor

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an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles

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And I'm doing a bit more character acting after Hotel Babylon earlier this year, which was my first step into that world.
The fine character acting of PAB's dancers brings the story to life.
The only character acting out here is a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig named Albert, and that's only because the little porker wolfed down a can of coffee beans.
But her tour de force performance, which critics have praised as "riveting," "haunting" and "a master class in flue character acting," prove that age and infirmity cannot overcome what she readily acknowledges is her gift from God.
In that upbringing she honed her talent for character acting and imitating voices.
BOND is back on the small screen, with a 21st-century remake of the classic 1963 movie, complete with smooth-talking Sean Connery lending his vocal talents to the computer game's character acting.
Willis provides the character acting, Donner the action set-pieces, and the two work well together.
Bond is back on the small screen with a 21st Century remake of the classic 1963 movie, complete with smooth-talking Sean Connery lending his vocal talents to the computer game's character acting.
Perhaps I am being unkind, and maybe this was a case of real character acting in that someone who has been drinking all night might trip over their words occasionally, but I would have preferred Harrison to deliver her lines without the occasional slur and missed word.
But this game fails spectacularly, with dodgy character acting, poor plot and cameras that fail to follow the action properly.
That they held pages of text in their hands as they performed had a magical effect on the action; rather than become caught up in the illusionary realism of full-blown character acting, listeners could ruminate on the meaning of Sapphire's words on their own.
The son of former poet laureate Cecil Day-Lewis has been nominated five times for the Best Actor Oscar and takes his character acting very seriously.
But now Hollywood star Michael Sheen's character acting will be tested to the full when he plays a "Christ-like figure" who rescues his home town of Port Talbot.
Fantastic character acting, a smooth-as-silk regular story line, plus a superb open-world adventure brings the magic of Disney Pixar's finest creations to your living room and will have kids gurgling with delight.
In a variation on the philosophy that size doesn't matter, Gostelow did not pursue big parts, feeling that a sensitive and sympathetic understanding of character acting was more important.