scene-stealer

scene-stealer

[seen-stee-ler]
noun
a performer in a play, motion picture, etc., who by charm, talent, or artifice, draws most of the audience's attention, often away from the leading performers.

Origin:
1945–50

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scene-stealer

noun
an actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene; "babies are natural scene-stealers" 
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