A spokesperson for British broadcaster ITV said Clooney would appear in a sketch, but would not act in a full Christmas episode.
I played Humphrey Bogart in a Casablanca sketch with my mother, and I played Flo Ziegfeld in a play.
Today we're asking, "If Romney is the Etch a sketch candidate, what toy would President Obama be?"
One can and should argue that playing a character like the one he invented is difficult, even in a five-minute sketch.
As for the artist, the great Turner canvases, his watercolors and his sketch books are never allowed to speak.
I have light enough through this window to sketch by, now and again.
My photo was needed by Mr. Furniss for the purpose of making a sketch.
I think that I could draw a sketch of the lady if you would favour me with a pencil.'
I wish to be at liberty to roam about and sketch or write what I please.
In Fig. 121 is given the sketch of a plough plane with the names of the various parts lettered thereon.
"rough drawing intended to serve as the basis for a finished picture," 1660s, from Dutch schets or Low German skizze, both apparently 17c. artists' borrowings from Italian schizzo "sketch, drawing," which is commonly said to be from Latin *schedius (OED compares schedia "raft," schedium "an extemporaneous poem"), from or related to Greek skhedios "temporary, extemporaneous, done or made off-hand," related to skhema "form, shape, appearance" (see scheme (n.)). But according to Barnhart Italian schizzo is a special use of schizzo "a splash, squirt," from schizzare "to splash or squirt," of uncertain origin.
Extended sense of "brief account" is from 1660s; meaning "short play or performance, usually comic" is from 1789. Sketch-book recorded from 1820. German Skizze, French esquisse, Spanish esquicio are likewise from Italian schizzo.
1690s, "present the essential facts of," from sketch (n.). Meaning "draw, portray in outline and partial shading" is from 1725. Related: Sketched; sketcher; sketching.