What is another word for actress?

Pronunciation: [ˈaktɹəs] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "actress", which refers to a female performer who portrays a character in a play, movie, or television show. Some synonyms for actress include female actor, performer, leading lady, thespian, player, and starlet. These terms can be used interchangeably to describe a woman who acts in the entertainment industry. While the term "actress" has traditionally been used to describe women who perform on stage or screen, some performers prefer the gender-neutral term "actor" to emphasize their profession rather than their gender. Regardless of the term used, female actors continue to contribute greatly to the world of entertainment and bring life to memorable characters on screen and stage.

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Usage examples for Actress

She must be what I have ever seen her, or she is an actress.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
She was a fair actress to the world, taking refuge in a kind of stoic dignity.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
He says you're not made for an actress, Mary; you haven't got a chance.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Actress

  • The actress they'd hired had refused to appear naked in front of the camera. I didn't like to appear naked either, but the first thing I did was take off my clothes and jump into the pool completely naked.
    Victoria Abril
  • I had very little confidence in myself as an actress.
    Maude Adams
  • I got my dailies every day, although I couldn't always look at them because I was usually preparing for the next day's shoot, both as an actress and as the director.
    Debbie Allen
  • When I was straight, I had the courage and energy to become an actress. I owe my career to my will to stop using.
    Kirstie Alley
  • As a brunette, I had previously been this serious actress. Then I became a blonde and got to play a completely different, comic role.
    Loni Anderson

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