Entertainers

Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky
Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
 
Sir Henry Maxmilian Beerbohm
English writer and caricaturist (1872-1956)
 
gagman
a comedian who uses gags
 
Bela Ferenc Blasko
United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)
 
Dudley Stuart John Moore
English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
 
Thomas J. Hanks
United States film actor (born in 1956)
 
Antoine Domino
United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)
 
Arthur Rubinstein
United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
 
scene-stealer
an actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene
 
Peter Alexander Ustinov
British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
 
Francis Albert Sinatra
United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
 
Lord of Misrule
a person appointed master of revels at a Christmas celebration
 
bombshell
an entertainer who has a sensational effect
 
Lillian Gish
United States film actress who appeared in films by D. W. Griffith (1896-1993)
 
comedienne
a female comedian
 
Johnny Cash
United States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003)
 
Georges Enesco
Romanian violinist and composer (1881-1955)
 
baton twirler
someone who twirls a baton
 
Thomas Wright Waller
United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
 
corner man
a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
 
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