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Carrie Fisher
 Roles turned down by Carrie Fisher:

The Accused
Carrie Fisher turned down the role of Kathryn Murphy.
Actor who got the part: Kelly McGillis

Arthur
Carrie Fisher turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Liza Minnelli

Grease
Was considered for the role of "Rizzo."
Actor who got the part: Stockard Channing

I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Fisher was initially signed for the role of Janis Goldman. She was later replaced by Paul Newman's daughter Susan.
Actor who got the part: Susan Kendall Newman

The Princess Bride
According to the book's author William Goldman, Carrie Fisher was the ideal choice for Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright

Scarface
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Superman
Fresh off of Star Wars, Carrie Fisher was said to be considered to play Lois Lane.
Actor who got the part: Margot Kidder

Taxi Driver
Fisher auditioned for the role of Iris, but turned it down because she wasn't very confortable with that role.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

When Harry Met Sally...
Carrie Fisher auditioned for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Meg Ryan






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