Synonyms and Antonyms of actor
one who acts professionally (as in a play, movie, or television show)
- My sister went to drama school to become an actor.
barnstormer, enactor, entertainer, performer
lead, leading lady, leading man, star
extra, spear-carrier, walk-on
monologuist (or monologist)
prima donna, scene-stealer
ham, imitator, impressionist, mime, mimic, pantomime, pantomimist, personator, poser
buffoon, clown, harlequin, stooge, zany
one who takes part in something
- Benjamin Franklin was a major actor in many of the events leading up to the founding of our nation.