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Patricia Neal
 Roles turned down by Patricia Neal:

7 Women
7 Women was several days into production when Neal suffered three near-fatal strokes.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft

Act of Love
Gary Cooper had hoped to do this movie with Neal in 1950.
Actor who got the part: Dany Robin

Agnes of God
According to her autobiography, Patricia Neal said "no" to a major role because of personal problems in her life at the time.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft

All The President's Men
Neal and Lauren Bacall were both thought of to play Katharine Graham, but the role was not written into the script.
Actor who got the part: None

Bright Leaf
Neal wanted to play the movie's heroine, Sonia Kovack, and resented it when Warner Brothers insisted she play the shrewish Margaret Livingston.
Actor who got the part: Lauren Bacall

The Graduate
Patricia Neal turned down the role of Mrs. Robinson around the time that she had her stroke.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft

The Pumpkin Eater
Patricia Neal turned down the lead part because the producers wouldn't meet her salary request.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft

A Streetcar Named Desire
Neal was very much thought of for the role of Stella, but was consided at five feet seven inches too tall to be Vivien Leigh's sister.
Actor who got the part: Kim Hunter

Suddenly, Last Summer
Patricia Neal didn't get the lead role, despite her success in a London stage version--remained very bitter about this for years afterward.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Neal was also considered for the role of Martha.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor






Did you know that Patricia Neal was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» Breakfast at Tiffany's
» The Fountainhead






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