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title role

the role of the character after whom a play, etc., is named
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Hart rose to fame as the title character in the television show "(http://www.
The semi-autobiographical plot of the 1857 novel involved the title character, a young Kentucky Baptist woman, marrying a Presbyterian from a respectable family.
Unlike the title characters in John Adam's great theater work on Richard Nixon or Michael Korie and Stewart Wallace's homage to Harvey Milk, the protagonist here rarely reveals herself, and we're left with a parade of gay icons from the 1960s (Maria Callas, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Andy Warhol) and a portrait of the former first lady that she spent the final three decades of her life attempting or eradicate.
Likewise, the cuddly aspects of ``Ice Age'' mirror the way the title characters in ``Monsters, Inc.
Debuting on March 8, 1993, the series focuses on the lives of its title characters -- two easily amused, suburban misfits sorely lacking in motivation, depth and of course, girlfriends.
Of course, if Smith had bothered to write a decent script instead of a pastiche of simple-minded jokes about oral sex, gays and penises, then maybe spending time with the title characters wouldn't be as much of an exercise in boredom.