Definition of actor :
1. A theatrical performer; a stageplayer.
2. An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
3. One who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer.
4. One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
sham, pseud, imposter, heroine, mummer, thespian, performer, hero, pseudo, mimic, action, ham, musician, impersonator, fake, pretender, entertainer, fraud, doer, lead, participant, heavy, supernumerary, role player, instrumentalist, tragedian, principal, cast, character, proletarian, player, shammer, performing arts, villain, faker, star, mime, understudy, actress, worker, party, impostor, artist, prole, promoter, means, mover, participate, stand-in, protagonist, extra, operator, juvenile, histrion
agent (part of speech: noun)
emissary, middleman, instrument, agency, delegate, liaison, attorney, go-between, deputy, intermediary, operative, factor, representative, ombudsman, alternate, lieutenant, executor, mediator, agent, surrogate, substitute, proxy, vehicle, impresario, auxiliary, appointee, broker, second
humorist (part of speech: noun)
clown, writer, author, buffoon, wag, dramatist, gagman, comedian, prankster, copywriter, punster, card, essayist, columnist, banterer, humorist, funnyman, joker, playwright, scriptwriter, jester, comic, wit, belletrist, cutup, word smith
- " Harry would have been a born actor," said Emily's mother as I left them. - "The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories", E. M. Forster.
- He was every inch the man, and a splendid actor- I knew. - "The Film Mystery", Arthur B. Reeve.
- The actor would enter there... - "The Aspirations of Jean Servien", Anatole France.