hero/heroine

hero/heroine
  refers to the major male and female protagonists in a film with whom the audience identifies and sympathizes. Character traits often include being young, virtuous, handsome, pretty, etc.; contrast with the antagonist or heavy (the villain or evil force).
  The underdog hero, Rocky Balboa in Rocky (1976)

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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