How to use Roles in a sentence
If their roles were completely reversed.
I think we've got our roles reversed.
Well, the traditional roles of men and women have changed in the last generation.
The resolution of that sticky problem produced a solid, albeit abbreviated, night's sleep, surprisingly unfettered by dreams starring such names as Fitzgerald, Larkin, and Dawkins in imagined roles and sinister locations.
They take on the roles the Ancients and immortals can't, like working with human counterparts, touring the Council's facilities all over the world.Advertisement
The school was sponsoring a play with reversed roles â€“ students playing the part of parents and vice versa.
I guess that's the punishment for our roles in the Schism â€“ being pushed aside and forced to watch, Eden said, referring to the war that severed the two realms completely from one another.
The roles of electronic warfare is an essential element of fire support.
They offer a vast array of other film production roles to amateur film makers.
In addition, most of today's television families are made up of divorced, separated, estranged or unmarried couples with blurred parenting roles and children with a wide range of emotional and psychological challenges.Advertisement
Was she encouraging Alex to assume a paternal role, or was she merely old-fashioned enough to think that men and women had specific roles?
They confront terrifying abysses - physical, emotional, spiritual - and continually change roles, change themselves, change the worlds about them.
The central roles of Joseph and Marion Tura are taken by Jack Benny and Carole Lombard and their performances are marvels of comic acting.
Topics covered include anaphora and verbal anaphora, discourse influences and thematic roles, and the processing of causality information.
Factors that induce involuntary automaticity include ambiguity, stress and fatigue, and lack of clear roles and responsibilities.Advertisement
To think about the roles involved, we use the metaphor of a barefoot statistician, itself based on the " barefoot statistician, itself based on the " barefoot doctor " .
Brown played two roles - reclusive billionaire Adam and his evil twin brother Zachary.
Further analysis of the microarray data has suggested roles for these regulatory elements other than in the control of flagellar biosynthesis.
The supporting cast are all perfectly capable in their roles too.
The real mentoring was done by the goddess Athena, who is associated with wisdom another good reason for avoiding capitalization of the roles.Advertisement
He is justly celebrated at Stratford as a comic actor; she is generally identified with more mature roles than that of Juliet.
Much to his parents ' chagrin the company moved to Washington and Dwight toured extensively for two years progressing into bigger and better roles.
New roles of online tutor and ILT champions have been created and a new administrator post has been created in technical support.
Arnie brings a certain charisma to these types of roles which not alot of actors have.
We are also interested in potential roles for the apparatus that holds sister chromatids together in non-dividing somatic cells.Advertisement
He's a flea handler in his parents flea circus, among other roles.
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Working in a very modern office, within a purposely designed building the Customer Service roles will include some general clerical / administration work.
You cannot expect lobbyists to keep their different roles in watertight compartments.
Actors also research roles so that they can grasp concepts quickly during rehearsals and understand the story's setting and background.Advertisement
A future of controlled fertility and rapidly changing roles of women make projections of sex ratios highly conjectural.
No, Roles are not cumulative like NTFS permissions.
I hope we can lend an ear to what Oxford has to tell us about the roles a Proctor can fulfill.
Some examples of his most famous roles from that period reflects an eclecticism and connection with a postmodern idea of history.
We unexpectedly demonstrate that all these genes play key roles in regulating Pol II transcriptional elongation and termination [44, 45] .Advertisement
A ' show trial ' followed, with BRE Personnel Officers being acutely embarrassed by the roles they were forced to play.
These include fostering learner engagement, enabling multiple roles for both learners and tutors, and appropriate focusing of assessed tasks.
For we must examine the extent to which the question of the internet affects individuals and their roles as citizens.
Plexus7.co.uk also offer a vast array of other film production roles to semi-professionals, Producers, Writers and amature film makers.
The Guardian obituary describes his roles as juggling " mischievousness, a sardonic wit, and a malicious glee " .Advertisement
The gang of seven were sentenced at Harrow Crown Court after earlier pleading guilty to their roles in the attempted heist.
There is also a University-wide need to ensure that new hods, HoPUs, PVCs etc are properly inducted into their roles.
Amputees have star roles in war games, like densely plotted, big-budget movie Army fights insurgents in fictitious town.
Roles of wildly varying quality followed, until in 71 Christie began a professional and romantic liaison with Warren Beatty.
Monday's session focused on describing the roles of signaling molecules at the synapse in regulating worm locomotion.Advertisement
This review examines the roles of the major fibrinolytic factors involved in clot lysis.
Scouts quickly agreed to fill roles as diverse as stretcher-bearers, convoy signallers, firewatchers and bicycle messengers.
These substrates demonstrate the multiple roles of Plk1 in promoting mitosis.
One of his primary roles is to use the House's digital assets to produce educational multimedia.
Roles of the myosin head and tail - force generation by single myosin heads as measured by micromanipulation.Advertisement
However, as the RAFÃ¢s night bomber offensive grew, they were used with the Pathfinder Force and in other roles within Bomber Command.
The module is not suited to purely operational roles in fire and rescue services.
Since becoming artistic director at London's Old Vic theater you've become quite picky with your film roles.
I played minor roles initially due to my inexperience, but I found the work immensely pleasurable and rewarding.
However, individuals must not switch between those roles during the course of a visit to the same police station.
It also produces prostaglandins that have useful roles in the body.
All the main events from the movie happen as expected, and the actors who play the three protagonists also reprise their roles here.
Some roles will also require a recognized teaching qualification.
He was appointed Assistant Ballet Master in 2002 and continues to perform character roles with the Company.
We need to ensure we have the right people in the right roles providing good quality scouting.
Changing social patterns includes the fact that more women are working and in increasingly senior roles.
The leads were good, the nasty sisters made an excellent job of their roles, in short nobody let the standard slip.
Twin Spark ignition, as its name suggests, employs two spark plugs, but they are of different sizes and perform different roles.
In addition, we also employ support staff in a wide variety of roles.
Hilary Duff is a talented young starlet that just loves these sugary sweet roles.
To think about the roles involved, we use the metaphor of a barefoot statistician, itself based on the " barefoot doctor " .
A concise summary of the Belbin team roles is given.
He will serve in similar roles for the 7th symposium to be held in Boston, USA in 2002.
But we've got enough theatrical cross-dressing roles to last us a lifetime.
He played three different roles in the third series of the spy thriller series Danger Man.
Both receptor and non-receptor tyrosine kinases play pivotal roles in these signaling pathways.
The Festival is make possible by a large umber of people playing different roles.
Most recently Neil has fully embraced his love of theater, often taking rather unconventional roles.
The cast is superb, from big names like Al Pacino and Meryl Streep to the relative unknowns filling most of the roles.
Quantum mechanical modeling techniques have been used to study many different zeolites and the roles they play in the reactions they catalyze.
In comedy her favourite roles were Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, and Donna Diana in the Polish translation of an old Spanish play of that name.
He regaled the audience with funny stories of his previous roles, which included being an accountant !
We need to ensure we have the right people in the right roles providing good quality Scouting.
But the least showy, more reflective roles tested his true qualities best.
Among advocates of relational subordination of women, with more or less fixed roles, see esp.
Yes, Javier Camara and Dario Grandinetti are superb in very complicated roles.
Striker Rich Payne reversed roles with winger Jonny Hughes to deliver a teasing cross that the irrepressible Hughes headed wide.
All roles are temporary to begin with but with serious long-term prospects.
But we 've got enough theatrical cross-dressing roles to last us a lifetime.
This paper asks for a renewal of effort in theorizing the relation between work-life balance choices and the gendering of social roles.
It also permits a move from formal to semantic analysis when considering argument structure, theta roles, aspectual class, voice, etc.
Both roles have enabled me to understand what motivates young people to continue their thirst for adventure in Scouting.
She kept her hold on the public for nearly 30 years, mainly in comic tomboy roles.
The English comic actor, the late Sid James, typified the type on and off stage and was typecast in such roles.
It exposes a wicked side to her craft and could open he up to more villainous roles in the future.
With the minimum of courtesy, they had been consigned to walk-on roles.
Then, consider assigning roles to each child that is working in a group.
You can also assign roles to everyone; this gets the whole family involved, making for a great bonding activity.
The protagonist of the novel, nicknamed Birdy, is approaching marriageable age at 14, and she is not interested in serving traditional feminine roles.
Smaller cities like Eugene, Oregon are also taking real national leadership roles in the arena of solar incentives.
Increasing your exercise levels, avoiding foods that are high in fat, and increasing your intake of high fiber foods such as fruits and vegetables, all play essential roles in getting cholesterol down to normal levels.
Below is a brief overview of fragrance notes and their roles in creating a lasting scent.
His rival will try to choose a Pokemon that has an advantage over the first Pokemon.In a role-playing game (RPG) the participants don the roles of fictional characters and create or follow stories.
Other character roles, such as being a merchant, pirate, smuggler, or pilot are also available.
When you are done taking pictures, switch roles with your partner and be the subject of the shoot.
What roles have been assigned to the various members of your family?
You'll want to include a head shot image, statistics about the star and maybe a log of career roles and highlights.
Even if a physician is recommending a less stressful job for health reasons, consider that peace of mind and attitude play critical roles in combating stress induced problems like high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.
Consider appointing different roles to some of the committee members.
Assign roles for each member to be responsible for.
Then comes the difficult task of casting roles.
If they have any roles open that you might fit, this will be a great chance for you to introduce yourself.
Doing so will help you gain more opportunities, have confidence in yourself and get the roles you want.
Coupling the amount of people interested in the field with the small amount of open roles, it can sometimes seem harder than it is worth to get a role in acting.
Whatever your place, remember there are no small roles, only small actors.
Have everyone draw a slip, but not show it to anyone else because their roles are secret.
If she scores or if she passes the "puck" off the table, the players switch roles.
The role of best man is one of the most important roles of the bridal party.
Many people assume that the primary roles are to host a great stag party and to look good beside the groom during the ceremony.
Hanks is a prolific actor, turning in memorable roles in such iconic films as Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, Philadelphia, and Big.
Soon she began to land acting roles on television and in films.
Paris has had roles in several television shows and movies, and has won four Golden Raspberry Awards (The Razzie).
He has appeared in more than 30 television and film roles, and produced several shows and movies, including Vanilla Sky, the Mission Impossible trilogy, The Last Samurai, and Elizabethtown.
They are each credited with more than 100 actor, producer, and title designer credits, working in video, film, and television roles.
Evolving from slapstick comedy into much more serious roles has given him both professional substance and serious attention from female film fans.
Best known for her roles in the Transformers movies and the film Jennifer's Body, Fox is currently married to actor Brian Austin Green.
Though Affleck worked as a child actor, he's better know for more grown-up roles in such movies as School Ties, Dazed and Confused and Mallrats.
Born in 1992 in Dallas, Texas. one of singer and actor Demi Lovato's first roles was on the children's television show Barney and Friends.
Jessica Alba, star of TV and silver screen, is often lauded as much for her killer figure as for her acting roles.
Throughout her high school years, Alba had roles in The Secret Life of Alex Mack, the new Flipper TV series, Beverly Hills 90210, commercials for Nintendo and J.C.Penny's, the new Love Boat, and several indie films, among others.
After high school, Alba won roles in increasingly successful feature films - 1999's Never Been Kissed, and 2000's Idle Hands, but it was her starring role in the TV series Dark Angel that propelled her to stardom.
Since the end of Dark Angel, Alba has gone on to continued success on the big screen, with roles in Honey, Sin City, The Fantastic Four, and Into The Blue.
He was renowned for having an unbelievably charismatic personality and the uncanny ability to pick winning roles.
Bloom found time for more moviemaking outside of his Rings and Pirates roles.
While filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Bloom convinced the other members of the Fellowship of the Ring to get tattoos commemorating their roles.
She has also taken on acting roles in films such as Dreamgirls and Obsessed, and has released her own clothing line.
He is primarily a comedic actor, though he has tackled a handful of dramatic roles as well.
Around this time, Kiefer started taking on roles in smaller films, although he also had a part in the blockbuster A Few Good Men with Tom Cruise in 1992.
She's a prolific writer of television scripts and movie screenplays, a voiceover artist, and an actress with a resume featuring roles on shows like Felicity and the television move Christmas at Water's Edge.
Simpson's television roles have included the first season of the revamped 90210, and her reality program The Ashlee Simpson Show.
Efron has been tackling different roles since the last High School Musical installment, including the films 17 Again, Me and Orson Welles, and the film adaptation of the Jonny Quest cartoon series.
She began getting small roles in television and off-Broadway plays in the late 1980s.
During her marriage, Anna Nicole Smith ventured into acting with roles in The Hudsucker Proxy and Naked Gun 33 1/3, both released in 1994.
While many actors in Hollywood need to pay their dues to land big roles, Colin Farrell seemingly went in fast forward straight to the top.
Critics and film executives took notice of the new talent, and it wasn't long before Colin Farrell was landing major roles - opposite major actors.
Meatier, more dramatic roles followed and Hathaway has starred in such films as Brokeback Mountain, Rachel Getting Married, and Tim Burton's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.
Though he was nominated for an Academy Award for his part in writing the Royal Tenenbaums, Wilson is best known for roles in Zoolander, Wedding Crashers and Starsky and Hutch.
Johansson is known for her roles in films such as The Horse Whisperer, Match Point, and Iron Man 2.
As Lindsay quickly outgrew Disney's family films, she began looking for older roles that would help her reach new audiences.
In addition to his movie roles, Dempsey has also appeared on television shows such as Will & Grace and Once & Again.
Since then, she has starred in a variety of films-playing both comedic and dramatic roles.
In addition, she's starred in a number of feature films-playing both comedic and dramatic roles.
Farrah Fawcett first appeared in guest roles on I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun and The Partridge Family, and had her first film role in Myra Breckenridge in 1970.
After Angels, she branched out into roles that showed the range of her talent, including Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978), The Burning Bed (1984), Extremities (1986) and The Apostle (1997).
She has received critical acclaim for both the stage and movie version of Extremities, as well as Golden Globe, Independent Spirit and ACE award nominations for other roles.
Commercial and advertising work led to small television roles.
Wilson's resume also includes several film roles, as well as writing, directing, and producing credits.
While Jack Black was in many small roles and TV shows, his performances were largely forgettable.
While earning small roles in television and film, Jack Black was also building a cult following with his appearances on HBO's sketch comedy show, Mr. Show with Bob and David.
Apparently, the two actors often compete for the same roles.
After the twins were born, Roberts took a break from acting on-screen and instead did voice-over roles.
Dane earned other small roles on Married with Children, the police drama Silk Stalkings, and the outlaw bounty hunter drama Renegade.
An agent signed her immediately, and she was successful in landing roles on The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, and Beverly Hills, 90210 in 2000.
It seemed Stewart had spent a large part of his career in various hosting roles, so he was a perfect fit when The Daily Show job came calling.
His television roles include a recurring guest spot on The Larry Sanders Show, where he played himself, as well as guest roles on Mr. Show, 'The Nanny, Spin City, and NewsRadio.
She caught the nation's attention as the younger sister of Winona Ryder in Mermaids and became a star as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family, but it was her adult roles that cemented Ricci as a serious actress.
With sexually charged roles in movies like Prozac Nation, Monster, and Black Snake Moan, Ricci has successfully broken the child star mold.
People have long wondered if the guests on Springer's show were for real, or just actors playing out exaggerated roles just for the sake of ratings.
Will Ferrell plays host Alex Trebek, with a number of cast members and guest hosts playing the roles of other celebrities.
Film roles soon followed, and Biel has won critical praise for her roles in films such as The Illusionist, Next, and Easy Virtue.
Starting her career with small roles in big-budget films, it wasn't long before she became a leading lady in her own right.
His acting career started with small roles on television shows such as CSI and Heroes.
Pitt worked odd jobs, including chauffeuring strippers around in limousines, to pay the bills while he auditioned for roles.
Naomi Watts, 38, is perhaps most famous for her roles in King Kong, The Ring and The Ring Two.
With his incredible talent and striking good looks, it wasn't long before he was landing starring roles in films such as Brokeback Mountain, Monster's Ball, and A Knight's Tale.
His roles are most often comedic, though he can certainly play a serious character as well.
He started acting as a young pre-teen, and by 1998, he was earning roles in major films.
He has not suffered the ill-fate of many child actors and has been fortunate to have opportunities to prove he can do mature roles.
From there, the fair-haired tot jumped to the soaps with recurring roles in Guiding Light and One Life to Live.
From her first child-acting roles, to her much acclaimed recent work, Johansson is one young actress to watch.
Although Johansson had roles in a number of films in the 1990s, her first big break was in The Horse Whisperer in 1998, opposite Robert Redford and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Johansson's upcoming film roles include The Nanny Diaries, with Laura Linney and Paul Giamatti, and The Other Boleyn Girl, opposite Natalie Portman and Eric Bana.
Although Jake Gyllenhaal auditioned for and won roles in several movies, including The Mighty Ducks, his parents only allowed him to appear in his father's films.
Movie roles and wealth aside, Jake Gyllenhaal had a pretty typical early life.
Bass has ventured into acting, taking on roles in film and television, and has contributed his voice to numerous animated specials and programs, including Robot Chicken and Kim Possible.
Pattinson has gained a worldwide following, and has taken some decidedly different roles to break free from the teen heartthrob image.
The video was a temporary blow to his career, but he eventually rebounded and went on to win acting roles again.
The exposure didn't hurt her career, including the success of her reality show The Simple Life and other small acting roles.
This part led to many similar roles for Maguire, including Pleasantville (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999) and Wonder Boys (2002).
Even in those roles, his signature quirky humor was seen, as he once predicted hail stones "the size of canned hams."
His role in Sabretooth, a Sci-Fi channel movie with John Rhys-Davies and David Keith brought Holloway more attention, although he still had not broken into any significant roles.
With small roles under his belt, Josh Holloway felt unsure about his career choice as an actor.
Celebrity comes at a cost, however, as Lost's intense shooting schedule has prevented Holloway from taking on other film roles, including a Brad Pitt film and X-Men 3.
Angelina Jolie has worked hard, putting in many memorable movie roles over the years and growing to A-list status.
With acting in her genes, she was destined to be a film star, and has appeared in many unforgettable film roles.
Her roles in the Star Wars films as Padmé Amidala made her an instant success due to the popularity of the films, but her talent has kept her in the Hollywood limelight.
His roles in non-mainstream films such as Edward Scissorhands and What's Eating Gilbert Grape proved that he was talented.
Today, one of his most popular roles is that of Barney Stinson in the sitcom How I Met Your Mother.
Zoe Saldana, born in 1978, has been quietly making a huge mark in Hollywood with some plum movie roles.
As an actor, she has played some very memorable dramatic roles in films such as Dead Calm, Far and Away, Batman Forever, The Others, and Rabbit Hole.
This B-list actor probably isn't as famous for his acting roles as he is for being part of the famous Baldwin clan.
LaBeouf then landed small television roles on ER, The X-Files, Freaks and Geeks, Touched by an Angel, Jesse and Caroline in the City.
He began to gain more attention through his movie roles in Tru Confessions in 2002 and Holes in 2003.
Kristy Swanson started her career at just 15 years old, acting in commercials before landing movie roles.
While Heigl appeared in a number of television roles, including Isabel Evans on the WB's sci-fi Roswell (1999-2002), the show that made her a household name was Grey's Anatomy in 2005.
This actress may be more famous for her botched plastic surgery than for any acting roles she's ever had.
Anne Hathaway's roles in the two Disney films made way for more mature roles in some box office hits.
Her superb acting talent is well-utilized in "Ugly Betty," and her versatility is obvious through the diversity of unique and challenging roles she takes.
In these roles, Mendes demonstrates that she is a flexible actress, able to switch from drama to action to comedy in the blink of an eye to capture and delight audiences.
Her role in 2005's Hitch has given her the most award attention, but she has also received nods for her roles in 2005's Trust the Man and 2001's Training Day.
During his high school years, Efron and his mother drove to Los Angeles three days a week so that the young actor could audition for roles.
Bozilovic has appeared in small roles in Van Wilder and Wedding Crashers.
Best known for his roles in Pirates of the Caribbean and the Lord of the Rings trilogies, actor Orlando Bloom was reportedly involved in a late night car accident in Hollywood on October 12, 2007.
Before Ben Affleck, before Sydney Bristow and before her soon to come starring film roles, Garner played the love interest of Scott Foley's Felicity character, Noel Crane.
Violet is the first child for both Jennifer and Ben -- and Garner is reportedly very happy in her new starring roles as wife and mother.
After being cast in small roles from 1989 to 1990, Halle's big break came in 1991 when respected director Spike Lee chose her to play the role of crack-addict Vivian in the film Jungle Fever.
After playing a string of lightweight "love interest" roles, Berry took on the character of "Queen" for the television mini-series bearing the same name.
Over the years, Berry kept busy with various television and movie roles.
Like many young actors in L.A., Vince Vaughn took small roles in television and film, including the 1993 movie Rudy.
As a testament to his talent and comedic genius, Vince Vaughn not only landed bigger roles, but also scored a much bigger salary.
Corey Feldman and Corey Haim shot to stardom in the 1980s, but it was their roles in 1987's The Lost Boys that solidified their friendship.
Born on April 4, 1979 in Perth, Australia, Heath took a few small roles beginning in 1988 and landed his first film role in 1997's Blackrock.
Ferrell left Saturday Night Live in 2002 to pursue film roles.
He has also been seen in guest starring roles on Strangers with Candy, The Tom Green Show and The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show.
Following Saturday Night Live, Will Ferrell easily found film roles, beginning in 2003, when he co-starred with Luke Wilson and Vince Vaughn in Old School.
Upcoming film roles for Will Ferrell include Semi-Pro, Step Brothers and Land of the Lost.
Fast forward to the nineties, when movie roles became scarcer and his recreational drug usage escalated into a full blown drug addiction and Haim suddenly became unemployable.
While Bai Ling isn't necessarily a household name, she has appeared in a number of high profile movies and television roles, including The Crow, Lost and Entourage.
Ellen Page has been either nominated and/or won an award for the majority of the roles she has played over the course of her ten year career.
Realizing his rising status as the latest Hollywood "It" boy, Ledger became decidedly uncomfortable and did not want to be type-cast into teen movie types of roles.
Early movie roles for Bateman included Teen Wolf Too (1987), Necessary Roughness (1991) and Breaking the Rules (1992).
After that, the film roles kept coming and his salary kept going up.
The roles Cate Blanchett decides to take on are so varied that some may wonder just what makes this woman tick.
Other childhood roles included performances with NYC's First All Children's Theater.
Daniel Day-Lewis went on to play major and minor roles on stage, television and film for the next few years, including the lead role in 1988's The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
As if television and Broadway weren't enough to keep Harris going, he also had a number of movie roles during the same time period.
Soon after, television roles came pouring in.
Downey Jr.'s, story is much like other struggling actors' stories, in that he worked as a busboy at a restaurant and other odd jobs while auditioning for various film and stage roles.
Robert already had a bit of experience acting as he often played roles in his father's independent films.
Silverman kept extremely busy though, appearing in big and small roles on television and film.
You probably remember Shelley Malil from his role as Haziz in the Steve Carell flick 40-Year Old Virgin, but he has also had roles in the television shows Scrubs, NYPD Blue and Without a Trace.
After spending three years in Los Angeles auditioning for numerous roles in film and television, Jessica Biel landed the role that would bring her the stardom for which she was aiming.
She went on to star in the highly successful films Bobby and Mr. Brooks, and continues to pursue challenging Hollywood movie roles.
He's had a part in Dawson's Creek, and had roles in the movies New York Minute and Wild Hogs.
Her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel, played Eileen Wayward in Twin Peaks, and has had roles in other popular TV shows like Law & Order and JAG.
Most actresses shed and gain weight for roles, such as the weight Renee Zellweger famously put on for the filming of Bridget Jones' Diary.
Because of her dedication to her craft she's willing to have a fluctuating body size to be convincing in her roles.
Pattinson became involved with community theatre and joined the Barnes Theatre Club where he took on roles in numerous plays, including Anything Goes, Macbeth and Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
After taking on two roles in major films that both cast Pattinson as a high school student, it was time to find something different.
Michelle Young and Roger Widynowski both lived in the same apartment complex as Pacitti for several years and have been credited by Pacitti herself as playing key roles in her success.
He has appeared in numerous Hollywood blockbuster movies, and taken on several roles in Broadway shows.
He had a few guest roles on television, including a small part in an episode of M*A*S*H, before his first truly memorable movie parts came along.
No Patrick Swayze biography would be complete without the two roles that placed him firmly on the A-list in Hollywood.
She has captivated fans and audiences with her wide-eyed portrayals of a vast range of characters and her skilled performances in many demanding roles.
Her blond hair and big eyes, as well as her clear voice, make her the perfect fit for many different roles.
The film will star Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, reprising their lead roles.
After breaking into the Hollywood movie scene, many roles soon followed for Vanessa Hudgens.
Vanessa Hudgens has had many offers for film roles since her breakout part in High School Musical.
Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have worked together on the three High School Musical movies, in the lead roles of Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, respectively.
He started singing and piano lessons at the age of 11 and was quickly noticed by directors who placed him in small television roles and advertisements.
He has a number of upcoming roles lined up, including a remake of the 1980s movie Footloose.
Her rise to fame is similar to that of her boyfriend, Zac Efron, in that she started out with a few small movie and television roles before hitting the big time with High School Musical.
Many of them come with an entire line of clothing and fashion accessories, or accessories related to their careers or memorable acting roles.
For the next few years, he took on small television roles while also fielding starring roles in theater productions.
With his star quickly rising, more feature film roles came along at an exciting pace.
In addition to his Hollywood roles, Jackman has continued to take on challenging spots in theater productions and musicals, including Carousel and The Boy from Oz.
Demi Lovato is an actor and singer-songwriter who has found roles to showcase both of these talents.
The role required her to both act and sing, which would lead to similar, albeit larger, roles for her in the future.
Gomez has appeared in a handful of films, gaining traction from cameo parts to lead roles.
He has also had regular roles on The Bold and the Beautiful, and Renegade.
One of Johnny Depp's first film roles was as Glen Lantz, the boyfriend of Nancy in the horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street.
This led to small roles on television and film, but Depp felt that he wasn't getting as many parts as he would have liked to.
He decided then that he would only take on roles that he felt suited him and that he could be proud of.
This movie was very successful and paved the way for bigger roles for Stewart.
She's been going to auditions and trying to get different acting roles recently.
Megan Fox has had a handful of memorable television roles, including both guest spots and regular characters.
Fox's movie roles began when she was 16 years old, with a direct-to-DVD film called Holiday in the Sun in 2001.
After a variety of small roles in Hollywood movies, Dane became a regular cast member on the TV show Grey's Anatomy, in which he plays Dr. Mark Sloan.
Most of these roles have been single episode appearances or short-lived recurring roles.
She has turned her success as a child actor into a lasting career, with a wide range of roles under her belt.
Along with the move to Los Angeles came more opportunities for movie roles, and Anna Paquin was able to capitalize on her early acting success.
Some fans have wondered whether or not he wears lifts in his shoes for certain movie roles.
After several small roles in films such as Mystic Pizza, he and his friend Ben Affleck began shopping around an original screenplay they had written together.
Here are a few of his better-known movies and roles.
Saturday Night Live proved to be the perfect jumping point for Sandler to get acting roles in Hollywood movies, a move attempted by many former SNL cast members.
Reynolds moved back to Vancouver and ended up with a number of supporting roles, mostly playing the son of a well-known actors.
He teamed up with some big celebrities at this time, including Glenn Close and Kirsten Dunst, but still had trouble breaking through to bigger roles with more recognition.
Reynolds has had a few key film roles that have showcased his versatility and ability to take on a variety of characters.
As a result, he began taking film roles that were out of character for the young actor.
His talent and good looks engaged many female fans and it wasn't long before the starring roles started rolling in.
Known for being exceptionally self-assured and poised, Kristen Stewart seems to have a talent for finding challenging roles that showcase the best of her skills.
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award as Supporting Young Actress for both roles as well as for her role in the 2007 film Into the Wild.
Tara Reid's best known roles were in the the American Pie movies.
Whether it's their looks, the roles they choose or that certain charisma that some of them seem to have, we all have our reasons for liking some actors and not others.
Murphy - Comedian Eddie Murphy put a humorous face on the action movie genre with his starring roles in the Beverly Hills Cop series.
Thes roles gave Washington a chance to exercise his acting chops and show the world what he was capable of.
Leonardo DiCaprio - After the massive success of Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio could have rested on his laurels and ridden the wave of success that came with it, but instead the dedicated actor pursued tough roles in high quality films.
This led to other roles, including Cheaper By the Dozen 2 with Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, and Tom Welling.
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His first few roles were minor, including a part in the Stephen King horror movie Carrie.
From young tomboys to romantic leading ladies to legendary rockers, Kristen Stewart's acting roles have shown that she has incredible range.
In Manhattan, Sandra Bullock took acting classes and had small roles in local productions, including an off-Broadway play.
In 1987, after graduation, he began to take roles in Shakespearean plays with the Young Vic Theatre Company, a London Theater located near the legendary Old Vic.
Several British TV and movie roles followed, including the ITV series Chancer in 1990, which brought him more fame and fortune in the United Kingdom.
His good looks, English accent, and considerable talent offered him a wide variety of different roles with some of the best actors in the world as his co-stars.
She didn't win the Oscar, but the honor helped her land even more great roles.
After Thelma and Louise Susan Sarandon took on some very serious roles including those in Lorenzo's Oil (1992), The Client (1994) and Stepmom (1998).
But it was her role as a nun (a far cry from the sexy roles she'd become famous for) in the gripping drama Dead Man Walking (1995) that finally got her the coveted Oscar.
She's one of the few actors that has had a consistently successful acting career, and is still getting great roles well into her sixties.
The Charlie Sheen biography is full of great acting roles, career highlights, and of course, personal struggles.
Charlie Sheen took on some small roles in the mid-eighties, including playing Jennifer Grey's boyfriend in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Starring roles soon followed, and Sheen has played many memorable characters since then.
The Charlie Sheen biography must also include his two major television roles, which brought him a whole new set of fans.
To learn more about Charlie Sheen, keep up with his movie and television roles, and see photographs of the actor, you can visit his fan site at CharlieSheen.com.
The last film Lindsay anchored, I Know Who Killed Me, was a huge flop, and every film after that, she has had only supporting roles.
Those supporting roles were generally amongst a star-studded cast including Meryl Streep, Felicity Huffman, Anthony Hopkins and Laurence Fishburne.
Gervais has done many films with both supporting and leading roles.
Ricky Gervais has done voiceover roles in several animated series, including The Simpsons.
Conquering a wide variety of roles and surviving the typecasting of a teen heartthrob, Lowe has earned the respect of his peers and viewers alike.
To learn more about the actor and keep up with his appearances and roles, visit the fan site Lowe-Impact.com.
Famous actors are the Hollywood elite, those actors you recognize almost equally for their leading roles, as well as their images in tabloids and entertainment television shows.
Brad Pitt is as well-known for his movie roles as he is for his personal life.
Angelina Jolie is certainly famous for her acting roles, but she is almost notorious for her personal life.
Julia Roberts has become Hollywood's sweetheart, playing roles as diverse as a hooker in Pretty Woman to real-life hero Erin Brockovich.
David Hasselhoff is most famous in North America for his roles on three popular television programs.
Jones has had supporting roles in several films, including Anger Management and Love Actually.
Slattery has had small roles in many series', including Desperate Housewives, Will and Grace, and Sex and the City.
The Heath Ledger biography is really the tale of a great actor, and his roles were incredibly diverse.
After dropping out of school at the age of 16, he took various roles on Australian television.
She's still acting, though more recent roles are in made-for-TV movies such as the Lifetime channel's Road to Christmas.
Knowing whatever happened to Jennifer Grey may help her biggest fans from her Dirty Dancing days feel good knowing that she's still around, even if her biggest roles today are as a wife and mother.
After these two racy roles, she played more modest characters in Gremlins, alongside Zach Galligan, and Drop Dead Fred.
Other roles include Lace and Lace II (TV movies), Bright Lights, Big City, Shag and I Love You to Death, where she played an uncredited role alongside husband Kevin Kline at his request.
She also took roles in 1970s films Convoy and Players.
While she may not spend as much time earning acclaim for big screen roles, Ali MacGraw has tirelessly devoted her time and energy to causes that are close to her heart.
From his acting roles to his romantic and personal life, he is photographed wherever he goes.
Markie Post played various roles in many made-for-TV movies during the 1990s, often appearing in the "mom" role.
Soon enough, she was taking on small acting roles with the MGM film company.
He portrayed a young doctor in television's Doogie Howser, M.D., and went on to feature film roles and theater work.
At six years old, she appeared on various television commercials and landed small roles in popular sitcoms and dramas such as Who's the Boss, St. Elsewhere and Growing Pains, the latter alongside her brother.
She did take on guest roles on sitcoms such as Cybill and Boy Meets World, but it was her role in two television movies that gave audiences a more grown-up view of the young actress.
Small roles in television movies and series followed for the next few years.
Danielle Fishel didn't take on many more acting roles, though she did star in National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze in 2003 and its sequel three years later.
A couple of small roles followed, and then in 1982 Yothers took on the role that would define her career.
When Family Ties ended, acting roles seemed to dry up for Tina Yothers.
Several other TV movie roles followed, including Little Shots and Who Will Love My Children?
While fans of the stage and screen remember Sandy Duncan for her perky spirit and unforgettable roles, many are probably wondering, "What is Sandy Duncan doing today?"