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A computer-generated actor, either in a wholly animated film or one that appears to interact with human actors.
- Whatever your feelings are on synthespians on the big screen, there's no arguing that this bunch is spellbindingly intriguing in its own way.
- The idea that a synthespian might some day win an Oscar is not far-fetched.
- Gollum, digitally enhanced by actor Andy Serkis's actorly bite, silenced naysayers who argued that synthespians would never emote at the level of their flesh-and-blood counterparts.
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