What kind of cookie do actors occasionally eat?


Okay, but did you know that the use of word “cameo” to describe a small or occasional acting part only emerged out of the early 20th century?  Well, there you go…

Here is a quote to aspire to, but it must be spoken in the stilted upper class accent typical of Hollywood films from the 1930’s or Thurston Howell from Gilligian’s Island:

“He could give a clean-cut cameo impression of that monarch in two lines”.  –Alec Waugh, Loom of Youth, 1917

(And, yes, Alec Waugh is grandson of novelist Evelyn Waugh.)


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