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  Actor Tips Home
If you want to succeed as an actor, a subscription to this free weekly ezine is a must.
We also have great deals on all the supplies you'll need to succeed as an actor.
You may also want to sign up for our free weekly newsletter for actors.
www.actortips.com   (135 words)

Actors must have self control and be able to follow directions.
Actors may also work for cruise lines, theme parks, or summer festivals, and as teachers.
Employment of actors is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2014.
www.bls.gov /k12/music01.htm   (635 words)

 Actors, producers and directors
Actors who perform in a television series often appear on camera with little preparation time, because scripts tend to be revised frequently or even written moments before taping.
Actors should be in good physical condition and have the necessary stamina and coordination to move about theater stages and large movie and television studio lots.
Annual earnings data for actors were not available because of the wide variation in the number of hours worked by actors and the short-term nature of many jobs, which may last for 1 day or 1 week; it is extremely rare for actors to have guaranteed employment that exceeded 3 to 6 months.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos093.htm   (3056 words)

Today, the term "actor" is frequently used by some to refer to both men and women, considering the term "actress" to be sexist.
Women actors sometimes play the roles of prepubescent boys, because in some regards a woman has a closer resemblance to a boy than a man. An adult playing a child occurs more in theater than in film.
In Greek mythology, Actor was the father of Menoetius and Astyoche.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/a/ac/actor.html   (537 words)

  Actor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A female actor may be known as an actress, although the term "actor", is also used as a gender-neutral term.
"Actor" is directly from the masculine Latin noun actor (feminine, actrix) from the verb agere "to do, to drive, to pass time" + the suffix -or "so./st. who performs the action indicated by the stem".
Actors were traditionally not people of high status, and in the Early Middle Ages travelling acting troupes were often viewed with distrust.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Actor   (1060 words)

 Actor model - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Actor model has been used both as a framework within which to develop a theoretical understanding of concurrency, and as the theoretical basis for several practical implementations of concurrent systems.
The Actor model differs from previous models of computation in that the Actor model was inspired by the laws of physics (physical laws).
Actor creation plus the inclusion of the addresses of Actors in messages means that Actors have a potentially variable topology in their relationship to one another much as the objects in Simula also had a variable topology in their relationship to one another.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Actor_model   (4945 words)

 CNN.com - Actor Tom Sizemore convicted of abusing Heidi Fleiss - Aug. 15, 2003
Actor Tom Sizemore listens as the verdict is read in his trial on Friday.
Actor Tom Sizemore was convicted Friday of one count of physically abusing former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and several charges of harassing and annoying her, but was acquitted of 10 other counts.
The 41-year-old actor, who played an Army soldier in "Black Hawk Down" and "Saving Private Ryan," faces up to four years in prison, although he was found innocent of three of the most serious charges.
cnn.com /2003/LAW/08/15/actor.trial.ap   (620 words)

 Introduction to  UML 2 Use Case Diagrams
The arrowhead is often used to indicating the direction of the initial invocation of the relationship or to indicate the primary actor within the use case.
Information is flowing back and forth between the actor and the use case, for example, students would need to indicate which seminars they want to enroll in and the system would need to indicate to the students whether they have been enrolled.
Actors are always involved with at least one use case and are always drawn on the outside edges of a use case diagram.
www.agilemodeling.com /artifacts/useCaseDiagram.htm#Figure1   (1495 words)

 actor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In life we struggle to overcome emotions, the job of the actor is to be swimming in them.
Actor must be oblivious of everybody; crew, director, etc.: must be oblivious of everybody; crew, director, etc.: must be oblivious of everybody; crew, director, etc.: think objective.
Actor has to train his or her ear, behavior that the characters are feeling.
abwag.com /actor.htm   (1764 words)

 Actor Job Profile
Generally an actor must be self-motivated and interested in promoting his or her abilities by interacting with other professionals in the career as well as continually improving his or her acting skills.
Actors must be willing to try new roles and to constantly seek new options to land the roles that will help establish them within the acting profession.
Actors, unless they have reached a level of fame, often have part or full time jobs in addition to their acting careers.
www.jobprofiles.org /artactor.htm   (407 words)

 Actor - TunesWiki
By identifying the subset of Janus which is an Actor language, we elucidate the relationship between Actors and concurrent logic programming (and its generalization as concurrent constraint programming).
Actors have been rediscovered twenty years later by formal-methods people, yielding the very cleanly formalized join calculus.
Actors are what Alan Kay had in mind but couldn't initially achieve when inventing the object-oriented paradigm.
tunes.org /wiki/Actor   (633 words)

 Guidelines: Requirements - Actor
An actor class defines a set of actor instances, in which each actor instance plays the same role in relation to the system.
Finding the actors also means that you establish the boundaries of the system, which helps in understanding the purpose and extent of the system.
This number is a relevant factor when determining the significance of the actor, and the significance of the parts of the user interface that the actor uses.
www.upedu.org /upedu/process/gdlines/md_actor.htm   (1316 words)

In life we struggle to overcome emotions, the job of the actor is to be swimming in them.
Actor must be oblivious of everybody; crew, director, etc.: must be oblivious of everybody; crew, director, etc.: must be oblivious of everybody; crew, director, etc.: think objective.
Actor has to train his or her ear, behavior that the characters are feeling.
www.abwag.com /actor.htm   (1957 words)

 Patrick Cronin - Actor & Professor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Too many actors want our profession to be about talent and art and the cosmos....it is finally about doing a job like a professional and treating it like a business....leave the autographs and sunglasses at home and bring your union cards and your smile and your common sense.
I think, though, it is easier for an actor to be married to a writer...in the business but not the same area...but it can be done but not without price and struggle.
An actor is only an actor if she is acting.
www.actorslife.com /PatCronin.html   (2622 words)

 UDN - Two - ActorVariables
If this variable is true the actor will fail to get placed if it is not positioned such that it does not collide with things.
This settings is useful for movers or any actor that will move out of the way when an AI attempts to move though it.
Indicates which group this actor is assigned to in the GroupsBrowser.
udn.epicgames.com /Two/ActorVariables   (1969 words)

 Actor - EDukeWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An actor is any sprite with programming applied to it.
This syntax can only be used on tile numbers that were hardcoded as types of actors in the game.
is the initial move of the actor (optional).
wiki.eduke32.com /Actor   (129 words)

Actors are the people who appear in front of the camera in Movies and on TV.
This article or section is a SCIFIPEDIA stub for the category Actors and possibly others.
An object can become an actor if it is made to appear to come to life as in stop motion and puppetry.
scifipedia.scifi.com /index.php/Actor   (263 words)

 Rigaku Americas -- Products -- Automation -- ACTOR
ACTOR eliminates much of the physical handling of protein samples by crystallographers required during routine crystal screening and data collection.
ACTOR is the first commercial robotic system for automated crystal handling and is installed at numerous home laboratories and beam lines around the world.
ACTOR, with its associated software and tools, is a complete system designed to increase productivity and allow for unattended sample analysis for the high throughput crystallography labs of today.
www.rigaku.com /automation/actor.html   (318 words)

One actor we interviewed referred to his life as a modified version of the song “Do the Hustle,” in which he ran from audition to audition and checked his answering machine messages every two hours for news of a possible callback.
Actors’ satisfaction with their profession seems to vacillate with whether or not they are currently working.
Actors become many things during and after their acting careers—directors, producers, designers, choreographers, composers, writers, and, in one notable case, president of the United States.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/profiles/dayInLife.asp?careerID=2   (337 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | West Wing's Leo dies at age of 58
The actor died in hospital in Los Angeles on Friday, his publicist said in a brief statement.
He was a fantastic actor who played a flawed but strong character in The West Wing, but both as Leo McGarry and himself, he showed that you can still reach the top regardless of your past.
A truly talented actor who gave a depth and dimension to the roles he played that we very rarely see in the modern acting world.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/4536990.stm   (2031 words)

 Actor's Menu : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
First, it directs the actors’ attention to themselves with a series of questions that should be answered in a good acting workshop.
An actor creates this menu based, in part, on the honest response of an audience and from his or her own personal choices.
Actors will know which choice to make because that will be the ingredient that will best tell the story in the script and makes an impression on the audience, in a workshop or a casting session.
www.actorsmenu.com /faq.html   (744 words)

 UnrealWiki: Actor/Methods
If the actor cannot occupy the new location because it is colliding with an actor that can block it, it will be placed at the nearest valid location.
Actors with bStatic true do not get ticked, and as such the timer will not function if bStatic is true.
Returns an actor of the specified class, not of class Actor (this is hardcoded in the compiler).
wiki.beyondunreal.com /wiki/Actor/Methods   (3228 words)

 Rigaku -- Protein Crystallography -- ACTOR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ACTOR provides for automatic crystal transport, orientation and retrieval, eliminating much of the time consuming sample manipulation tasks currently required for routine crystal screening and data collection.
ACTOR, with its associated sample manipulation and storage tools, is a complete system designed to increase productivity and allow for unattended sample analysis for the HTC labs of today.
ACTOR will improve the productivity and throughput of your HTC laboratory by allowing automatic crystal transport, orientation, retrieval and storage.
www.rigakumsc.com /protein/actor.html   (326 words)

 Dr. Dobb's | Enhancing the Actor Development Environment | July 22, 2001
Actor is an object-oriented language that provides a powerful system for rapid development of Microsoft Windows applications.
When new versions of Actor are released, all changes of this type must be extracted and reapplied to the new class source files.
We modified Actor so it will resolve references to source files by searching the directory tree from the point of current development up to the original Actor directories.
www.ddj.com /184408642   (4004 words)

 Elliott Gould
Gould certainly seemed to possess the necessary qualifications for hipness, at least as it is understood by the mass media.
Born Elliott Goldstein in Brooklyn, New York in 1938, the actor with the hound dog face and haystack of curly hair was best known as the ex-husband of Barbra Streisand until earning an Oscar nomination as best supporting actor for 1969’s Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.
As Time wrote, 1970 was a "remarkable year" for the actor and, in a Playboy interview some months later, Gould bragged about the flood of offers that were coming his way.
www.angelfire.com /oh2/writer/elliottgould.html   (1134 words)

Because good actors make it look so effortless, it’s easy to forget just how much hard work acting really is. But the polished and natural feel of an actor’s performance often represents years of training and onstage experience.
Other performance skills an actor develops can increase the range of roles for which he or she may be considered.
Given circumstances—all the facts in the script that are not open to interpretation such as plot, historical period, the basic personalities of the characters and the social conditions in which they live.
www.aact.org /people/actor.html   (500 words)

 ActorPoint.com Actor Pay Scale
All contracts are of course negotiated by the actor's agent, but what is an actor's pay scale or minimum pay rates for feature films.
Side note about background actors: In New York, producers must first hire at least 85 background actors who are members of SAG before they can employ non-sag background actors.
If the producer can't meet these requirements, any non-sag actor they use will receive a sag waiver, which basically means that the non-union actor is covered under the SAG agreement and is entitled to all it's benefits for the day he is working on the set.
www.actorpoint.com /features/biz/actorpay.html   (410 words)

 SPACE.com -- Russian Actor May Not Fly to Mir
A Russian actor likely will be absent from the next mission launched to the Mir space station because required money for the voyage is still absent from certain Russian coffers, officials said Tuesday.
The original plan calls for actor Vladimir Steklov to accompany two cosmonauts to Mir on a privately financed mission that will produce a science fiction movie on board the aging Russian space station.
Grigoriev said that RKK Energia also is waiting to be paid by the movie producers for its bill associated with the actor's mission.
www.space.com /businesstechnology/business/mir_actor_nogo_000314.html   (532 words)

The API of this class is testable on the AP CS A and AB exams.
Constructs a blue actor that is facing north.
The direction of this actor is set to the angle between 0 and 359 degrees that is equivalent to
www.horstmann.com /gridworld/javadoc/info/gridworld/actor/Actor.html   (219 words)

 Elliot Gould: An Actor's Life
I feel that especially in this world with all of the media and the illusion of glamour and the illusion of importance when it comes to identity, which I think is extremely dangerous, it is important to have education and clarity to assess meaning.
An actor will play, and, perhaps, interpret different people, but you are one soul no matter who you play.
Whether they are an actor, performer, musician, painter, poet, writer, industrialist -- people are running away from the truth.
www.aish.com /societyWork/work/Elliot_Gould_An_Actors_Life.asp   (2062 words)

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