Definition of title role in English:

title role

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  • The part in a play or film from which the work’s title is taken.
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    • Will they, encouraged by the performance of Dame Judi Dench in the title role, rush out to sample her novels?
    • Other theatre roles include the title role in King Lear at the Almeida.
    • In 1973 he directed and performed the title role in Nureyev's film Don Quixote.

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