character actor

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an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles

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ONE of the country's best loved character actresses, Miriam Margolyes, wowed an audience of North East school girls when she visited Central Newcastle High to talk about drama and Charles Dickens.
Anne-Marie, born in London to Irish parents, is one of Britain's top character actresses with appearances in Elizabeth 1 and Shameless.
As Connie, Alison Steadman is a worthy addition to what you might call the Bennett rep company, and demonstrates why she is one of our greatest character actresses.
A stunning, leggy, blonde former model is now one of the most respected character actresses in Hollywood.
It would be unfair to draw comparisons,but she is a stunning combination of Hylda Baker,Margaret Rutherford and all the other great British character actresses who have delighted generations.
Coombs, who never married, was one of the Britain's great character actresses.
Julie Walters, one of the funniest character actresses, gets an OBE and actor Simon Callow becomes a CBE.
By the time this column is published, box office should have reached the $3-million mark, thanks to Filiatrault's great adaptation of Michel Tremblay's famous novel, as well as to her wonderful cast of character actresses, led by Quebec songstress Ginette Reno.