Definitions for: Actress


[n] a female actor



Webster (1913) Definition: Ac`tress, n. [Cf. F. actrice.]
1. A female actor or doer. [Obs.] --Cockeram.

2. A female stageplayer; a woman who acts a part.

See Also: actor, Alla Nazimova, Anna Amalia Mercouri, Bankhead, Barbra Joan Streisand, Barbra Streisand, Barrymore, Beatrice Lillie, Bergman, Bernhardt, Bette Davis, Black, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Cornell, Crawford, Dame Alice Ellen Terry, Dame Ellen Terry, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Davis, Dietrich, Duse, Eleonora Duse, Elizabeth Taylor, Emilie Charlotte le Breton, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, Eva Le Gallienne, Fonda, Fontanne, Garbo, Garland, Georgiana Barrymore, Georgiana Emma Barrymore, Gertrude Lawrence, Ginger Rogers, Gish, Gladys Smith, Glenda Jackson, Gloria May Josephine Svensson, Gloria Swanson, Grace Kelly, Grace Patricia Kelly, Greta Garbo, Greta Louisa Gustafsson, Harlean Carpenter, Harlow, Hayes, Helen Hayes, Henriette Rosine Bernard, Hepburn, histrion, Ingrid Bergman, Jackson, Jane Fonda, Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, Judy Garland, Katharine Hepburn, Katharine Houghton Hepburn, Katherine Cornell, Kelly, Lady Peel, Langtry, Lawrence, Le Gallienne, leading lady, Leigh, Lillian Gish, Lillie, Lillie Langtry, Loren, Loretta Young, Lynn Fontanne, Mae West, Maria Magdalene von Losch, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Martin, Mary Martin, Mary Pickford, Melina Mercouri, Mercouri, Meryl Streep, Moira Shearer, Monroe, Natalie Wood, Nazimova, Norma Jean Baker, Pickford, player, Princess Grace of Monaco, Rogers, role player, Sarah Bernhardt, Sarah Kemble Siddons, Sarah Siddons, Shearer, Shirley Temple, Shirley Temple Black, Siddons, Skinner, Sofia Scicolone, Sophia Loren, starlet, Streep, Streisand, Swanson, Tallulah Bankhead, Taylor, Terry, the Jersey Lillie, thespian, Thorndike, tragedienne, Virginia McMath, Vivien Leigh, Waters, West, Wood, Young

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