An actor is the person who acts in the films, play, and television show. The one must have skills, physical expressivity, ability to interpret drama etc.
An artist is the person who is engaged in the activity of art such as creating art, practicing art and demonstrating art. The one must have imagination, talent and skill for the effectiveness in art.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||A person whose profession is acting on the stage, in films, or on television.||A person who practises or performs any of the creative arts, such as a sculptor, film-maker, actor, or dancer.|
|Synonyms||Worker, trouper, mimic, star, idol, comedian||Painter, inventor, architect, authority, performer|
|Antonyms||Director, defendant, follower, devotee, attendance||Demolisher, inartificial, eyewitness, deriver, callow|
|History||The first recorded case of a performing actor occurred in 534 BC (though the changes in calendar over the years make it hard to determine exactly) when the Greek performer Thespis stepped on to the stage at the Theatre Dionysus to become the first known person to speak words as a character in a play or story.||The history of art is the history of any activity or product made by humans in a visual form for aesthetical or communicative purposes, expressing ideas, emotions or, in general, a worldview.|
|Word origin||The word actor was originated from Late Middle English (originally denoting an agent or administrator): from Latin, ‘doer, actor’, from agere ‘do, act’.||The word artist was originated from Early 16th century (denoting a master of the liberal arts): from French artiste, from Italian artista, from arte ‘art’, from Latin ars, art-.|
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