The king of Opis in Locris. He was the son of Deion and Diomede, the daughter of Xuthus. He was thus the brother of Asteropeia, Aenetus, Cephalus, and Phylacus. By Aegina he was the father of Menoetius and Astyoche. His grandson is Patroclus.

Actor is also mentioned as the son of Azeus, q.v.



  • Homer. Iliad xi, 785; xvi, 14.
  • Pindar. Olympian Odes ix, 75.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 9.4, 16; iii, 10.8.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.