Definition of method actor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


method actor

BrE BrE//ˈmeθəd æktə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeθəd æktər//
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an actor who prepares for a role by trying to experience the life and feelings of the character he or she will play He was a method actor who immersed himself in the role for months before the play opened.