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The term 'actress' is used specifically for women, while 'actor' is used for men. SlideMeryl Streep is an accomplished actress.
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In some cultural discussions, 'actor' is used gender-neutrally to include both males and females. SlideThe award category was changed from 'Best Actress' to 'Best Actor' regardless of gender.
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Profession VersatilityPlay
An actress may also work in theater, do voice acting, or partake in other performance arts. SlideThe actress received acclaim for her voice acting in the animated film.