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stand-in

a person who substitutes for an actor during intervals of waiting or in dangerous stunts
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Originally, the idea of using CGI and stand-ins sounded appealing in order to still have a sense of Hoffman as Plutarch in the two remaining scenes.
The former child star, who reinvented herself as a pop act, is to be a stand-in for the station's Dermot O'Leary.
Every head of every smallish company must chase profits, not temporary staff as stand-ins for those on maternity leave.
Research at universities and industrial labs are being driven by the idea that robots will be partners of humans, rather than stand-ins or servants.
With more than half a squad calling off, Strachan hailed the stand-ins who stood up to the big guns.
It rallied to 800,000 last April under stand-ins Kate Garraway and Dan Lobb.
The team determined that potatoes were ideal stand-ins for passengers, given their similar physical interactions with electronic signal properties.
Former MP Slobodan Najdovski concludes for Utrinski Vesnik that it is clear that, except for the ruling parties, all other are stand-ins for creating a media image.
Collecting stories of replicas, facsimiles, stand-ins and substitutes, Story Map is a 12 hour performance that asks if we have to fake the world in order to understand it.
Gilliam hastily cast Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell as stand-ins for Ledger).
The director had to hastily cast Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell as stand-ins for Ledger.
When Dutch photographer Frans Lanting decided he wanted to paint a portrait of the Earth's evolution, he recognized that unless he could find a way to bend time, he'd have to settle for a few stand-ins.