Synonyms for Actor:

n.

action, performing arts. participate, party. actor (noun)
role player, worker, thespian, player, Histrion, doer.
agent (noun)
liaison, agency, proxy, intermediary, vehicle, middleman, operative, broker, emissary, factor, attorney, delegate, surrogate, substitute, second, auxiliary, executor, agent, deputy, go-between, appointee, impresario, representative, instrument, alternate, lieutenant, ombudsman, mediator.
humorist (noun)
comic, clown, humorist, wag, dramatist, scriptwriter, copywriter, essayist, card, joker, comedian, Banterer, columnist, punster, playwright, writer, wit, gagman, prankster, buffoon, jester, word smith, author, funnyman, cutup, belletrist.
impostor (noun)
impersonator.
person (noun)
role player, player, Histrion, thespian.
person who performs, entertains by role-playing (noun)
thespian, lead, ham, star, clown, mimic, impersonator, mime, character, player, entertainer, understudy, extra, comedian, artist, villain.

Other synonyms:

heart-throb, stand in, tragedian, artist, body double, understudy, ham, COSTAR, mime, character actor, leading lady. cast, actress, star, hero. lead. double. character. party. histrion
Histrion.
masquerade
mummer.
mime
mimic.
performer
entertainer.

Usage examples for actor

  1. The indignation that I feel- naturally enough, I think, under the circumstances- makes a good actor of me for once in my life. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  2. I cried, almost like an actor on the stage. – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  3. I may be a bad actor all right, but yeh got me beat at the post. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance