leading men---- play the part

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I not undretand the bold part, please tell me.
From the studio's roster of leading men, Robert Walker was an obvious choice to play the part.
 

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In the film industry, a leading man is a male star. The feminine equivalent is a leading lady. I think these terms are no longer used very much.
 

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I not undretand the bold part, please tell me.
From the studio's roster of leading men, Robert Walker was an obvious choice to play the part.

My question is correct?
 

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I do not [STRIKE]undretand[/STRIKE] understand the bold part; please [STRIKE]tell[/STRIKE] explain it to me.

From the studio's roster of leading men, Robert Walker was an obvious choice to play the part.

Is my question [STRIKE]is[/STRIKE] correct?

See above.
 

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'... play the part' can only mean 'take the role of a character previously mentioned'.
 
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