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Goldie Hawn
 Roles turned down by Goldie Hawn:

The Accused
Was considered for the role of Kathryn Murphy, but was the "worst choice" for the part.
Actor who got the part: Kelly McGillis

Atlantic City
Turned down the role ultimately played by Susan Sarandon.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Avon Ladies of the Amazon
After the success of "The First Wives Club," Midler, Keaton and Hawn were going to make another film together. The premise was about women who sell beauty products in the jungle. The film never got made.
Actor who got the part: Project Nver Got Made

Big Business
The Rose Ratliff/Rose Shelton part was written for Goldie Hawn.
Actor who got the part: Lily Tomlin

Chicago
When the film version was originally conceived in the '70s, Goldie was set to play Roxie.

The Day of the Locust
Goldie Hawn turned down the role of Faye Greener.
Actor who got the part: Karen Black

Desperate Seeking Susan
Goldie Hawn turned down the role of Susan.
Actor who got the part: Madonna

Dr T. and the Women
Goldie Hawn was originally cast as Kate.
Actor who got the part: Farrah Fawcett

Family Plot
Legendary director Alfred Hitchcock considered Hawn to play the kooky fake spiritualist in what was to be his final motion picture.
Actor who got the part: Barbara Harris

Fear of Flying
According to an article run by Time magazine in 1975, the novel by Erica Jong was optioned by producer Julia Phillips as a project for either Brenda Vaccaro, Goldie Hawn or Barbra Streisand, but was never made.
Actor who got the part: Never Made

Frances
Goldie Hawn was turned down for the role of Frances Farmer.
Actor who got the part: Jessica Lange

Gangs of New York
One of several actors attached at some point, because the film was in development for over 25 years.
Actor who got the part: Cameron Diaz

The Graduate
Goldie Hawn screen tested for the role of Elaine.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross

Heaven Can't Wait
Goldie Hawn auditioned to play "Betty Logan", but ultimately she didn't get the role.
Actor who got the part: Julie Christie

Heroes
Considered for the role of Carol Bell.
Actor who got the part: Sally Field

The Hunt for Red October
Goldie Hawn was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Gates McFadden

Into the Woods
Had been set to play the Baker's Wife in a Rob Reiner-directed film version of the Stephen Sondheim hit musical.
Actor who got the part: Project Abandoned

JFK
Goldie Hawn turned down a role in the film.

Kramer Vs. Kramer
Goldie Hawn turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Meryl Streep

Live and Let Die
Goldie Hawn was considered for the role of Solitaire.
Actor who got the part: Jane Seymour

The Main Event
Hawn was supposed to play the boxing trainer/manager opposite Ryan O'Neal.
Actor who got the part: Barbra Streisand

Making Love
Goldie Hawn turned down the part of Claire.
Actor who got the part: Kate Jackson

Pretty Baby
Goldie Hawn turned down the role of Hattie in order to play a part in "Foul Play" with Chevy Chase.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Prizzi's Honor
Was considered for the role of Maerose.
Actor who got the part: Anjelica Huston

Rosemary's Baby
Goldie Hawn was up for the role of Rosemary Woodhouse.
Actor who got the part: Mia Farrow

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

Splash
Goldie Hawn was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Daryl Hannah

Superman
The director's first choice to play Eve Tessmacher.

Thelma and Louise
Goldie & Meryl Streep considered doing the movie together, but decided to do "Death Becomes Her" instead.

Working Girl
Was considered to play Kathy Parker, yet Sigourney Weaver got the part.
Actor who got the part: Sigourney Weaver






Did you know that Goldie Hawn was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
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