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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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Sadly, Walker died in a car crash during a break in filming but stand-ins and digital techniques allowed his scenes to be completed.
Contrary to reports, Philip Seymour Hoffman's remaining scenes as Plutarch on "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay" would not be faked using CGI or stand-ins. The actor deserves better than than, the director says.
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.
The two hard cheeses offered by Treeline, Classic Hard Cheese, which has a smoky flavor and edible rind, and Cracked Pepper Hard Cheese, which is tangy and dusted with spicy, freshly-cracked black pepper, are less convincing as animal-based cheese stand-ins than the soft varieties, but are still impressive.
The shooting of "Royal Pains" contributed $2.2 million into local economy, hiring 80 local crewmembers and 350 extras and stand-ins, according to Demetrio Fernandez, executive director of the Puerto Rico Film Commission.
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.