stand-in


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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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Fire chiefs say they have considered using the back-up team, but that the option has been 'discounted' at present because the stand-in firefighters would need extra supervision, which is not available.
Graham Norton will also be replaced over the summer by a number of stand-ins, with John Bishop, Patrick Kielty and Lee Mack taking turns on the Saturday morning show.
To prove her point, Kavovit noted Stand-Ins recent installation of Ralph Lauren's new offices on 55th Street, and the work she is currently doing at an Upper West Side sewer treatment plant, where Stand-Ins is putting in new ceilings under a state contract.
Even competing for attention with some of the biggest stars in showbiz, the stand-ins were sometimes the highlight of rehearsals, giving surprisingly wonderful (and well-researched) acceptance speeches for everything from best actor to best sound mixing.
The temporary firefighters were helped by a stand-in search and rescue team.
Virtually all the subsequent action takes place in a quiet bar frequented by young actresses who came to Hollywood seeking bigscreen glory and ended up toiling as stand-ins for some of the most famous leading ladies of the age.
But he said he has over 60 GPs who urgently need stand-ins.
They will meet the West Ham striker to thrash out financial details of the short-term deal which will make him Henrik Larsson's stand-in until the end of the season.
The statement called for forming a follow-up committee, that comprises representatives, to launch popular campaigns and hold symposiums, stand-ins and marches in addition to press campaigns through social media.
His latest series, The Planets (BBC2), sees him doing the usual - delivering mind-boggling facts straight to camera from far-flung places that are good stand-ins for actual celestial bodies.
Elizabeth Banks (as Lucy) is the only actor crossing over from film to game, outshining the inferior stand-ins taking over for favourite characters like Emmet and Batman, while what was hilarious in a scripted narrative isn't that funny inside interactive gameplay.
They had a beautiful huge model in luminous green of an elephant that played Dumbo's mom, Jumbo, and then they had multiple, multiple stand-ins for Dumbo," Farrell said.