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Approximately 63,800 actors are employed in the United States. Motion pictures, television, and the stage are the largest fields of employment for actors. Most of the opportunities for employment in these fields are either in Los Angeles or in New York. On stage, even the road shows often have their beginning in New York, with the selection of actors conducted there along with rehearsals. However, nearly every city and most communities present local and regional theater productions.

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