1. a Hollywood type with an aggressive, left-leaning agenda (actor + activist)
2. a celebrity activist
And "Good Night" is only one example of how Clooney is shedding his party boy persona and becoming more of an "actorvist."
(Newsweek, October 10, 2005 issue)
An actor or actress who takes on a political or social cause.
Actorvist Alicia Silverstone has appeared in another advertising campaign for animal rights group PETA>
Noun, any actor or actress whose philanthropic pursuits equal or outweigh their actual acting ability or fame from acting.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are such actorvists, they volunteer worldwide and have adopted enough children to empty a small orphanage.