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Anne Baxter
 Roles turned down by Anne Baxter:

Chad Hanna
Anne Baxter was originally thought of for the role of Henry Fonda's wife, Caroline Hanna, but it went to Linda Darnell.
Actor who got the part: Linda Darnell

Dakota Incident
Baxter was unable to make the film and Darnell replaced her at the last minute.
Actor who got the part: Linda Darnell

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Baxter was considered for the role of Lorelei Lee.
Actor who got the part: Marilyn Monroe

A Letter to Three Wives
Anne Baxter was to play as the Fourth Wife before the screenplay by director Joseph L Mankiewicz lost one wife for brevity.
Actor who got the part: Part Cut

The Mark of Zorro
Anne was considered for the female lead.
Actor who got the part: Linda Darnell

No Way Out
According to a Ronald L. Davis's biography on Linda Darnell, Anne was unable to play the part of Edie Johnson due to a scheduling conflinct.
Actor who got the part: Linda Darnell

People Will Talk
Anne withdrew from playing the part of Deborah Higgins, due to pregnancy. It would have been a reunion for Anne and her All About Eve director Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Actor who got the part: Jeanne Crain

Rebecca
Alfred Hitchcock was very impressed by Baxter, but feared she might be too young to be convincing in the love scenes.
Actor who got the part: Joan Fontaine

The Song of Bernadette
Anne Baxter tested to play Bernadette.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Jones

A Streetcar Named Desire
Baxter was very seriously considered for the role of Stella by director Elia Kazan.
Actor who got the part: Kim Hunter






Did you know that Anne Baxter was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» All About Eve
» I Confess
» The North Star
» The Razor's Edge
» Swamp Water
» The Ten Commandments
» Three Violent People
» You're My Everything






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