actor-manager

[ ak-ter-man-uh-jer ]
/ ˈæk tərˈmæn ə dʒər /
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noun

a leading actor who produces and usually stars in his or her own productions: Sir Henry Irving was one of the first actor-managers.

Origin of actor-manager

First recorded in 1860–65
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