coactor

noun
co·​ac·​tor | \ ˌkō-ˈak-tər How to pronounce coactor (audio) \
variants: or co-actor
plural coactors or co-actors

Definition of coactor

: one who acts with another : a fellow actor … it's a worthy script with a number of worthy coactors.— Morgan Freeman

First Known Use of coactor

1640, in the meaning defined above

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“Coactor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coactor. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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