How to sign actor in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Performer in productions

Sign Instructions:

Alternate dragging your thumbs down each side of your chest 2 times, then sign "person". This sign is a combination of the signs for "act" and "person".

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of actor

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of actor

End of Sign

Final Frame of actor

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for actor
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Dominant Handshape for actor
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for actor
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Non-Dominant Handshape for actor
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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