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Well is used for making many compound adjectives (=formed from two or more words). In this dictionary, these adjectives appear with a hyphen and this is how you will normally see them when they are not used before a noun: a well-known actor
When these compound adjectives are used after a noun, however, they are usually written without a hyphen: She is well known for her work in TV.