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Cast member

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A cast member is:

  • An actor, dancer, or singer who performs (i.e., sings, dances, acts, mimes, puppeteers, voices characters, etc.) in a theatrical production, motion picture, or television program. The actors who perform in the show are collectively referred to as the cast.

Etymology[edit]

The word cast comes from the Old English word ' casten ' or ' kasta '(c.1230), to throw in, to consider, plot, imagine, and design.[1][2] This ultimately led to its meaning when referring to a "group of actors in a play" (c.1631).[3]

See also[edit]

  • Casting (performing arts)
  • Ensemble cast
  • Pre-production

References[edit]

  1. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2003. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
  2. Skeat, Walter W.; Mayhew, Anthony (2005). A Concise Dictionary of Middle English: From A. D. 1150 To 1580. R. A. Sites Books. ISBN 0-9798712-5-5. Retrieved 2007-10-04. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. "v. Cast". Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved 2008-02-22.

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