Actors Who Turned Down Famous Roles

A famous movie role can define an actor's career. Test your knowledge of times actors turned these famous roles down.


Actors Who Turned Down Famous Roles

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Which well known TV actor turned down the role of Indiana Jones in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'?

The Godfather movies are among the most famous of the 1970's; which equally famous actor turned down Michael Corleone?

Julia Roberts career was made by 1990's 'Pretty Woman'; who did the producers originally offer the part to?

Quentin Tarantino wrote the central character of Bill, in 'Kill Bill', for which Hollywood legend to play?

The lead role in which hugely popular 80's action film was turned down by all of the following actors; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Harrison Ford, Richard Gere and even Frank Sinatra?

'La La Land' catapulted Emma Stone to a best actress Oscar, but who originally signed up to play the role of Mia?

Which Saturday Night Live alumni turned down the part of Lester Burnam, in 'American Beauty'?

Michelle Pfeiffer, Laura Dern and Meg Ryan all turned down the female lead in which Oscar winning film of the 1990's?

Which TV star of the 70's turned the down the role of Danny in 'Grease', subsequently made famous by John Travolta?

James Bond made Sean Connery a household name; which American actor was offered the role first?

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