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Famous actor figures in a new role (7)


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'famous actor' is the definition.
(Sir Laurence Olivier)

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(Other definitions for olivier that I've seen before include "Laurence (Lord) ---, actor" , "He starred in classic films of Hamlet and Henry V" , "First actor to become a life peer" , "Laurence -, English actor and director" , "Great English actor playing rilievo" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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