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an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles

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She believes her ability with accents comes from her training as a character actress as well as her desire to have every detail perfect.
Elaine Snitch, a character actress of stage, screen, and television, was horn in Detroit.
TCM'S "Summer of Stars'' recently saluted the great character actress Thelma Ritter -- six times Oscar nominated, never a winner.
I really want to be a character actress and this feels like a step in the right direction.
Both talented performers in their own right, Nicola Wilkinson (actress and stand-up comedian - Finalist in both New Act of the Year and So You Think You're Funny 2013) and Claire Ford (comedy character actress and film-maker - Creator of internet sensation Terri Skyler of BBC Pilot 'Fat Pipes' fame) have amazing chemistry as a double-act.
Ahead of the ceremony, the character actress whose partner is an Australian said she had been visiting Down Under for decades and had always loved the place.
Father, Percy, was the head of the first BBC radio station to open outside London in 1922, his mother was 1930s character actress, Isabel Thornton.
The character actress, now 68, has become known for playing demanding mothers, most famously on television's Gilmore Girls.
Unrecognisable as the goody-twoshoes Maria in The Sound of Music, and with a voice which has dropped to a characterful contralto following a condition which required surgery, she has developed into an endearing character actress who dances brilliantly and can still sing.
I understand it, I've made it work for me, but I've always felt that I'm a character actress stuck inside a leading lady's body.
Image Reliable character actress Best Known for Vera Drake Early Life Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton was born in January 9, 1956, in London.
It is historical in the sense now that there is 'Obama' and 'Tiana,'" said veteran character actress Jenifer Lewis, widely known as "the black mother of Hollywood.
I'm sort of the opposite of other actresses; it's lucky that I'm a character actress because I really don't want to work that much," she says.
A The tiny Glaswegian character actress (1882-1963) played her seven times, from The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939) to Dressed To Kill (1946).