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Actor vs. Hero

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Actornoun

A person who performs in a theatrical play or film.

Heronoun

Somebody who possesses great bravery and carries out extraordinary deeds.

Actornoun

One who acts; a doer.

Heronoun

A role model.

Actornoun

One who takes part in a situation.

Heronoun

(authorship) The main protagonist in a work of fiction.

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Actornoun

(legal) An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.

Heronoun

(poker) The current player, especially an hypothetical player for example and didactic purposes. Compare: any opponent player. Not to be confused with a weak call against a supposed bluff.

‘Let's discuss how to play if the hero has KK, and there's an ace on board.’;

Actornoun

(legal) One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.

Heronoun

(US) A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.

Actornoun

(policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.

Heronoun

The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.

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Actornoun

(software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).

Heronoun

An illustrious man, supposed to be exalted, after death, to a place among the gods; a demigod, as Hercules.

Actornoun

One who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer.

Heronoun

A man of distinguished valor or enterprise in danger, or fortitude in suffering; a prominent or central personage in any remarkable action or event; hence, a great or illustrious person.

‘Each man is a hero and oracle to somebody.’;

Actornoun

A theatrical performer; a stageplayer.

‘After a well graced actor leaves the stage.’;

Heronoun

The principal personage in a poem, story, and the like, or the person who has the principal share in the transactions related; as Achilles in the Iliad, Ulysses in the Odyssey, and Æneas in the Æneid.

‘The shining quality of an epic hero.’; ‘Hero worship exists, has existed, and will forever exist, universally among mankind.’;

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Actornoun

An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.

Heronoun

a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength;

‘RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain’;

Actornoun

a theatrical performer

Heronoun

the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

Actornoun

a person who acts and gets things done;

‘he's a principal actor in this affair’; ‘when you want something done get a doer’; ‘he's a miracle worker’;

Heronoun

someone who fights for a cause

Actor

An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance (also actress; see below). The actor performs in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television.

‘in the flesh’;

Heronoun

Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

Heronoun

(classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

Heronoun

(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

Heronoun

a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

Hero

A hero (heroine in its feminine form) is a real person or a main fictional character who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through feats of ingenuity, courage, or strength. Like other formerly solely gender-specific terms (like actor), hero is often used to refer to any gender, though heroine only refers to women.

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