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casting director

noun
1.
the person responsible for selecting the cast of a theatrical production, motion picture, etc.
Origin of casting director
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Some of them greeted the casting director as an old friend and were still gay when told that there was nothing to-day.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • He wondered if his friend the casting director were subject to them.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • In a partition opposite the entrance was a small window and over it the words "casting director."

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • Another door led to the office of the casting director, glimpses of which could be obtained through the little window.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • The casting director seemed to know the wardrobe of each of the waiters, and would select the four quickly.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson

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