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Most Hollywood actors are paid a salary, as opposed to a wage. This means that whatever their agent gets for them in their contract covers every aspect of the performance needed for the film. Typically, "the agent is ... responsible for representing the talent in contract negotiations concerning salary, benefits, credit, and a myriad of other stipulations." ...


Taking Daniel's answer into account, yes, principal actors will likely be salaried. Day Players[1] & Supporting Artists [SA's] on the other hand, are usually paid by the hour, so any additional time spent in makeup is simply a part of their contracted day. The rules are different for UK/US & presumably other countries, but essentially, their day ...

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