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Neither started a game for the Ravens, though Taylor went on to become the leading man in Buffalo.
Also entertaining are Glenn Koppel as the gritty mob boss, Peter Crisafulli as the play's versatile leading man, and Kaden Narey as his smooth understudy.
And though his run as a leading man in studio films lasted to the end of this past decade, he's been missing, or at least somewhere off in the margins, for some time now.
The Hinckley native was once one of Cleveland's busiest leading men, appearing in nearly 40 productions at Cleveland Play House and Great Lakes alone and serving as associate artistic director of the classic theater company from 2003 to 2009.
His transformation from Russell Westbrook’s sidekick to the Pacers’ leading man happened seamlessly.
There was certainly little evident demand from the people who like Kitsch as a leading man to watch him play David Koresh in Waco.
The bubbling strain between the leading men is the kind of intimate, authentic work that feels several steps above movie acting.
Lonzo Ball may be getting all the attention in Los Angeles, but fellow rookie Kyle Kuzma is not-so-quietly becoming the Lakers' leading man.
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Definition of leading man for English Language Learners
: an actor who plays the most important male role in a play or movie
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