Synonyms of 'portrayal'
1 performanceDictionary, interpretation, enacting
He is well known for his portrayal of a prison guard in 'The Last Emperor'.
2 depictionDictionary, picture, representation
a near-monochrome portrayal of a wood infused with silvery light
3 descriptionDictionary, account, representation
an often funny portrayal of a friendship between two boys
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An account is a written or spoken report of something that has happened.
He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
Acting is the activity or profession of performing in plays or films.
She has returned home to pursue her career in acting.
Thesaurus for portrayal from the Collins English Thesaurus
An actor's portrayal of a character in a play or film is the way that he or she plays the character.