Actor vs Stageplayer - What's the difference?

actor | stageplayer |

As nouns the difference between actor and stageplayer

is that actor is a person who performs in a theatrical play or film while stageplayer is an actor on the stage.



Alternative forms

* (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • A person who performs in a theatrical play or film.
  • One who acts; a doer.
  • One who takes part in a situation.
  • (legal) An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
  • (legal) One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
  • (policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.
  • (software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
  • Synonyms

    * (person who performs in a theatrical play or film) actress (f), performer, player * (one who acts) doer * (one who takes part) participant * (advocate in civil courts or cases) * (a plaintiff) complainant, plaintiff * (one who enacts a policy action) * (entity performing a role in use case analysis) role

    Derived terms

    * straight actor * voice actor * actress


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    (en noun)
  • An actor on the stage.
  • (Webster 1913)