character actor

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an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles

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Strong character acting throughout was a delight, although Gareth Morris as Count Almaviva occasionally pushed his voice to the limits, sacrificing intonation in the higher registers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For example, a character acting as a Web guide has to greet each customer, determine the details of the right "tour," act as escort to the prescribed series of destinations, and offer value-added commentary.
Elizalde chucked in the short tutu, pointe shoes and bravura dancing for high heels, long, heavy skirts and character acting, all of which, by the way, posed their own challenges.
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.