The art or occupation of performing fictional roles in plays, films, or television. Experience is of great importance in this career, as experience leads to bigger and higher paying roles.
Skills an actor needs include creativity, speaking skills, literacy and reading skills, memorization, physical stamina, persistence, discipline, dedication, and ability to communicate with a wide variety of people.
As for natural talent, it certainly helps to be born with the ability to perform. But acting is also something that can be learned and mastered through lots of practice. Like any skill, it can be taught. With passion and perseverance, you can be a great actor even if it doesn’t come naturally.
The very essentials of acting, that every good actor should be able to invoke are, listening and reacting. If an actor can accomplish this fluidly, they will appear natural. If they can simply speak from a place of truth no matter what they are sayin, they will appear real!