ENG 225 WK2 D1 - The text defines five types of actors...

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The text defines five types of actors: Impersonator, Personality, Star, Wild Card, and Character. Come up with examples of each type of actor (in addition to those identified in the text) and explain in detail why you think they fit each particular category. Character actors - other actors are able to fit imperceptible into a wide variety of diverse characters, familiarize to the needs of each script and director they work with. Kevin Bacon is a good character actor who does not have to play leading role all the time Personality actor - This is odd in some ways because acting depends so massively on a strong personality. But expecting on it too much is thought of as enabler, as an alternate for skill and technique. Loretta Devine who stars as Juanita in the movie For Colored Girls were she was a tough-talking, nurse who counsels women against HIV/AID and hand out condoms. I believe that she can play any role. Wild card -is an actor who is ambitious to analyze as one certain type, because he or she can
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Unformatted text preview: play a mixture of character. Hallie Berry I feel like she can play any role that she wants to and be a different person with it so you cannot pinpoint her type because she can does them all well Impersonator - is considered somewhat demeaning in the acting world, implying that the actor has easily copied the demeanor or, dialect, and behavior of a character, instead of creating the character. Jim Carrey does an amazing impressionist of Sammy Davis Jr. Star- star is unique, which’s well known and very popular. Denzel Washington to me is the best actor of all time .No one currently comes close to the levels of talent he has. Denzel truly is one of a kind! Every movie he is in is truly one special flick. He will certainly go down as one of the best all time! Reference Goodykoontz, B., & Jacobs, C. P. (2011). Film: From Watching to Seeing . San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc....
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  • Fall '10
  • RichardBair
  • Denzel Washington, wild card, technique. Loretta Devine, good character actor

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