But he acted more like a bit player in an Austin Powers movie.
As an extra and a bit player he appeared in at least 70 movies from 1931 to 1950.
But massive paradigm shifts have rendered the NYSE a bit player.
Yahoo is still basically a bit player in search, with only 11.4 percent of the market.
So far al Qaeda has been a bit player in the 2011 Arab revolt.
Jerry Seinfeld is now a bit player on Curb Your Enthusiasm.