- An actor or actress who is famous for playing leading roles in films.More example sentences
actor, actress, film actor/actress, leading man, leading woman, leading lady, lead, principal, performer, starlet; celebrity, celebutante, star, famous actor/actress, personality, household name, superstar; North American movie star• informal celeb• dated matinee idolBritish • informal luvvie
- Mel was the kind of man who I thought would be a film star.
- My dentist told me that for that price I could have a set of teeth like a Hollywood film star.
- You mostly have to be good if you want to be a film star, but you don't become a film star just by being good.