Meaning of “actress” - Learner’s Dictionary

actress

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈæktrəs/
Extra Examples
Hollywood's hottest new actressthe award for best actressWho won the Oscar for best actress this year?Both films show her limitations as an actress.Fans paid homage to the actress who died yesterday.

a woman whose job is to perform in plays and films

(Definition of “actress” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)