Meaning of actor

ac•tor

Pronunciation: (ak'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who acts in stage plays, motion pictures, television broadcasts, etc.
  2. a person who does something; participant.

Ac•tor

Pronunciation: (ak'tur), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a brother of King Augeas, sometimes believed to be the father, by Molione, of Eurytus and Cteatus. Cf. Moliones.
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