cameo role

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08:56 Aug 24, 2009
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Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: cameo role
Definition from The Documentary Site:
A brief but memorable role that usually appears in only a few scenes and with few speaking lines. Prominent actors are typically cast in these parts.

Example sentence(s):
  • For whatever reason, be it a deep-seated desire to act, a lack of a casting budget, or just “if you want something done right, do it yourself”, many directors at some point in their careers have stepped out from behind the camera to act. This is typically in a smaller, cameo role, and often with varying degrees of success: sometimes they’re completely natural and sometimes they bring the film to a screeching halt. And sometimes you’d never even know they were there. Cineleet
  • "Arnold Schwarzenegger will be invited to take a cameo role in a fourth Terminator movie. Producers want the Governor of California to make an appearance in the film. Terminator files
  • Julie played a cameo role in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), playing Madame Rosmerta. BBC Home
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4Cameorolle eller cameoopptreden
Anita Girard-Skarstein

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Cameorolle eller cameoopptreden

Definition from Wikipedia:
Cameo, som i cameorolle eller en cameoopptreden, er et amerikansk begrep i et teaterstykke eller en film som betyr at en person er seg selv (og ikke en rolle) eller er tydelig annerledes enn resten av filmens handling.

Example sentence(s):
  • Følg godt med for å se om du gjenkjenner Martin Scorsese i en cameorolle. - DVDarkivet  
  • Som så mange andre av Marvels tegneseriehelter, er også Hulken laget av Stan Lee som har en morsom cameorolle også i denne filmen. - Filmnytt  
Anita Girard-Skarstein
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