spear carrier

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a minor actor in crowd scenes

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I am prepared to be your spear carrier, but you need to define your core package and communicate about it, " Wyden said.
Evenings, he served as a nonsinging "spear carrier" at the Metropolitan Opera, work he found easy and pleasant - except for the time he was expected to lift the "fat lady" who outweighed him by many pounds.
It's only a couple of years since Roberto D' Aubuisson, chief spear carrier for anticommunism in El Salvador, made the same allegation.
He thought at first he was auditioning to be a humble spear carrier on the Stratford stage, but quickly learned he was in line for one of the leading role in the RSC's 50th birthday season.
And he has donated money to the Port Talbot YMCA where he had his first acting job as a spear carrier and to the Friends of Margam Park, having celebrated his 70th birthday at the Orangery there last New Year's Eve.
"However, it was all Shakespeare and although I graduated from spear carrier to Falstaff I never took it any further."
Ruth Marcus, a Washington Post columnist, and faithful spear carrier for PPFA admitted, "I have to admit that my first reaction to the Planned Parenthood videos was to cringe and try to avoid the topic.
Holm's first professional appearance was as a spear carrier in a 1956 production of Othello.
A cast that would go on to boast a Sir (Ian McKellen) and a Dame (Judi Dench) - along with a little-known spear carrier called Ruby Wax - was not quite so glittering back then.
He began as a humble spear carrier in Othello earning pounds 6 a week.
"But what you can do is know all about the totally pointless things like who played the third spear carrier on the right in Indian Jones And The Temple Of Doom."
"The fact is that I had very few expectations anyway, I saw going to drama school as a way of continuing something I enjoyed, but I had no ambitions beyond doing some rep and being a spear carrier."
He doesn't quite know what to make of the spear carrier, but soon adopts the idea of coaching her as she pursues her dream.
Port Talbot-born Hopkins, who recently re-visited his home town YMCA where he first took to the stage as a spear carrier, has taken Shakespeare to the big screen before.