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Bette Midler
 Roles turned down by Bette Midler:

Annie
Bette Midler was considered for a role.

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 Never Got Made

Chicago
Bette Midler had the choice of playing Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly or Mama Morton. She wasn't interested in any of them.

Desperate Seeking Susan
Considered for the role of Susan.
Actor who got the part: Madonna

Evita
Bette Midler was one name considered to play Eva Peron in the movie musical.
Actor who got the part: Madonna

The Fortune
Stockard Channing replaced Bette Midler as Freddie.
Actor who got the part: Stockard Channing

Hello, Suckers!
In the 'Nineties, Martin Scorsese planned to star Midler in a movie about the legendary, bawdy saloonkeeper Texas Guinan.
Actor who got the part: Project Abandoned

Misery
Turned down the role of Annie Wilkes. Kathy Bates won an Oscar for the part.
Actor who got the part: Kathy Bates

Nashville
Turned down the role of ambitious, ditzy would-be country star "Alberquerque".
Actor who got the part: Barbara Harris

Rocky
Bette Midler turned down the role of Adrian.
Actor who got the part: Talia Shire

Sister Act
Bette Midler turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Whoopi Goldberg

Thelma & Louise
Considered for the role of Louise Sawyer.






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