starred

starred
verb
1 (I) to act the part of the main character in a film or play: She will star in the Los Angeles production of `Phantom' this year.
2 (T) if a film or play stars someone, that person acts the part of the main character: a film starring Meryl Streep
3 starring role the most important acting part in a film, play etc
4 to put an asterisk (=a star-shaped mark) next to something written: The starred items will be available from July.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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