from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A movie actor who substitutes for a leading performer, especially in distance shots or scenes not involving the face, such as close-ups of a portion of the body.
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- noun A
film stand-infor an actor, in scenesnot involving the face, especially during scenesof nudity, or of dangerous activity.
- noun A political decoy; a person employed to impersonate a politician, in order to draw attention away from the real person or to take risks on their behalf.
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gangerh commented on the word body double
Someone used to double a member of the cast in certain scenes.
May 13, 2008