A supporting actor is an actor who performs a role in a play or film below that of the leading actor(s), and above that of a bit part. In recognition of important nature of this work, the theater and film industries give separate awards to the best supporting actors and actresses.What is the definition of supporting?
the act or an instance of supporting. the state of being supported. something that serves as a foundation, prop, brace, or stay. maintenance, as of a person or family, with necessaries, means, or funds: to pay for support of an orphan.What is a word for supporting?
support, supporting(adj) the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening. "he leaned against the wall for support". encouraging, supporting(adj) furnishing support and encouragement. "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher".