Some dictionaries including Longman, Oxford Learners Dictionary, Macmillan and Cambridge state that the word "thespian" as a noun could only be used for an actor. On the other hand, Lexico asserts that it could be an actress as well. What do you think about it? Could the term be used in reference to an actress?
Any idea!‘Experienced British thespians Brian Cox and Penelope Wilton have supporting roles as the matriarch and patriarch of the Hewitt clan.’