An actor plays different characters.
An actor plays different characters.
 
 
An actor performing on stage
An actor performing on stage
 
 
Acting as a pirate
Acting as a pirate
 
 
Wearing special face make-up
Wearing special face make-up
 
 
Wearing a costume and make-up
Wearing a costume and make-up
 
 
Studying the character's lines and actions
Studying the character's lines and actions
 
 
Some actors also sing and dance.
Some actors also sing and dance.
 
Actor
Topic(s):   Careers

An actor is someone who pretends to be a character from a story. An actor likes to entertain. An actor may be in movies, television shows, plays and on the radio. An actor often wears make-up and costumes while doing a job. An actor may have to audition or try-out to get a certain part.

It is often very hard to be an actor. An actor takes acting classes to learn how to act. An actor gets pictures taken to send to directors. This is how you set up an audition for a movie or television show.

An actor earns different amounts of money. If you become a very famous actor, you could earn millions of dollars!

Resource information

Actor - Creative Job Roles - Creative Skillset. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://creativeskillset.org/job_roles/281_actor

Actor Job Description | AllAboutCareers. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.allaboutcareers.com/careers/job-profile/actor

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