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Thespian

of or relating to drama and the theatre; dramatic
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His selection would extend the too-brief list of nominated Asian thesps.
The young screen sensation emerges from "Twilight" as a serious, skillful thesp in a way voters perennially appreciate.
Most complex is eldest sister Alice (Irish thesp Charlotte Bradley), worldly-wise wife to a rich, repellent oaf with whom she is stuck for the good of their baby.
Although Antwerp-born Veerle Baetens (pronounced VERE-luh BAHtuns) was already on the radar of most European casting directors for her work in TV and film, her incandescent turn as Elise, the bluegrass-singing mom whose daughter takes ill in Belgian foreign-language Academy Award nominee "The Broken Circle Breakdown" brought her global attention, winning the thesp actress kudos at the 2013 European Film Awards and the Tribeca Film Festival.
One-time X-Files actress Gillian Anderson, 38, has stuck the boot in to fellow thesp Keira Knightley.
And you might be wondering how on Earth a multimedia but mediocre talent like Lopez and a brilliant but bizarre British thesp like Fiennes could ever convince as a compatible couple.
According to a friend of a friend who worked on the Harry Potter film, the old Irish thesp is still sleeping around, but this time it's alone in his chair on set.
Li is the kind of thesp who is becoming more and more important to Hollywood as it pushes forward forging deeper ties with the Chinese film business.
Oh no, we can't discuss the salaries,'' the newly anointed Thesp Prince quips.
Reba McEntire, who serenaded Hoffman with ``Midnight Cowboy's'' theme song ``Everybody's Talkin','' couldn't get the reluctant thesp to croak out more than one line with her, but he did gallantly waltz her around the stage.
The "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" thesp reportedly landed the role as John McClane's son in the fifth "Die Hard" installment "A Good Day to Die.
So she's a serious thesp these days, but is there any need for that grungy mac and slacks?