Miles refused to test for the role of Anne Boleyn. The role earned Genevieve Bujold an Oscar nomination.
Terence Stamp badly wanted to do the William Wyler thriller with Miles or Julie Christie.
Auditioned for the Lara role. Robert Bolt, the screenwriter, told David Lean, "You can't hire her; she's a North Country slut." (Bolt and Miles were later married.).
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