Entertainers

Sir Ralph David Richardson
British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)
 
Vaslav Nijinsky
Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
 
Savoyard
a person who performs in the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan
 
Bela Ferenc Blasko
United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)
 
warbler
a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
 
George Balanchine
United States dancer and choreographer (born in Russia) noted for his abstract and formal works (1904-1983)
 
Fred Astaire
United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
 
William Clark Gable
United States film actor (1901-1960)
 
Merce Cunningham
United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1922)
 
minstrel
a performer in a minstrel show
 
starlet
a young (film) actress who is publicized as a future star
 
ballet master
a man who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company
 
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie
United States folk singer and songwriter (1912-1967)
 
Fritz Kreisler
United States violinist (born in Austria) (1875-1962)
 
TV star
a star in a television show
 
upstager
a selfish actor who upstages the other actors
 
extra
a minor actor in crowd scenes
 
Nathan Birnbaum
United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)
 
reenactor
a person who enacts a role in an event that occurred earlier
 
magician
someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
 
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