The author is a 31-year-old straight man living in Manhattan.
With Reiner playing the straight man, Caesar plays a wise-cracking and loopy archaeology professor.
In Hollywood, one of the quickest ways to an award nomination is to be a straight man playing gay.
He's veered back and forth between satire and drama, playing both clown and straight man.
But how to go from being the suffering minor half, essentially the straight man of buddy act to become the feature player herself?
Once they become convinced that you are a straight man, they give you their unbounded confidence.
Were I a straight man as you are, I might not have come for you to-night.
Well, I want a straight man, with good nerves and a cool head, to run a sugar estate for me.
He used to pray to beat creation, and then some, but he was a straight man all right.
If you say flat you didnt get the goods well let it go, because we know youre a straight man, and think youre right.
A comedian's interlocutor and companion, who acts as the foil; stooge: The late George Burns was the archetypal straight man (1923+ Show business)