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I have a resume that I currently am using that lists the extra roles that I have had.  Is it okay or customary to list these roles on my resume?  I enjoy being an extra in the short films that I have been in, and these are the part I like to have in films. I usually list the name of the film and next to it type extra.  I have had just two one line roles so far.

I thank you for your reply and advice.


It is ok the list the extra roles. You may want to list the roles you had lines in before the non-speaking roles, though. Also, the roles you had a line or two; list those roles as Under-5. Under-5 means you had 5 lines or less.

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