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noun 
  1. A stand-in is an acting term that refers to a person of similar size and shape to an actor that "stands-in" for the actor during the lengthy process that is involved in setting up a shot. This term is not to be confused with a double. The stand-in does not appear the in the film.
They used a to set up the lighting so that the actor did not have to be there during the lengthy process.
Translations: 
  • French: double
  • German: doppeltes
  • Italian: doppio
  • Spanish: doble
Etymology: to stand in


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