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Gregory Peck
 Roles turned down by Gregory Peck:

Batman
As early as 1946, Orson Welles planned to produce a film based on the character, starring either Welles himself or Gregory Peck.
Actor who got the part: Michael Keaton

Batman (1946)
Director Orson Welles seriously considered making a Batman movie in 1946, for which the studio wanted Gregory Peck to play Bruce Wayne.
Actor who got the part: Never Made

Cape Fear (1962)
Was approached to play the psychotic and sadistic villain "Max Cady," but instead wanted the more heroic role.
Actor who got the part: Robert Mitchum

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Gregory Peck was offered the role of Grandpa Joe but passed away before accepting. His family have said that he was excited about playing Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

The Graduate
Considered for the role of Mr. Robinson.
Actor who got the part: Murray Hamilton

High Noon
Peck was offered the Will Kane role, but didn't want to do another western after the boxoffice failure of "The Gunfighter". It may of also had to do with the fact that scriptwriter Carl Foreman was about to be blacklisted.
Actor who got the part: Gary Cooper

How to Steal a Million
Master director William Wyler first wanted to reteam his "Roman Holiday" stars Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn.
Actor who got the part: Peter O'Toole

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Gregory Peck was considered for the role of Prof. Henry Jones.
Actor who got the part: Sean Connery

JFK
Was considered for the role of Clay Shaw.
Actor who got the part: Tommy Lee Jones

North By Northwest
Peck was considered by Hitchcock for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Cary Grant

Quo Vadis
The granite faced star was originally cast as Marcus Vinicius in this Biblical epic.
Actor who got the part: Robert Taylor

Ryan's Daughter
Was enthusiastic to accept the role of Charles Shuaugnessy but David Lean turned him down.
Actor who got the part: Robert Mitchum

The Wild Bunch
Turned down the role of "Pike Bishop."
Actor who got the part: William Holden






Did you know that Gregory Peck was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» Arabesque
» Beloved Infidel
» Designing Woman
» The Guns of Navarone
» Moby Dick
» Old Gringo
» The Omen
» The Paradine Case
» Roman Holiday
» Spellbound
» To Kill a Mockingbird
» Twelve O'Clock High
» The Yearling






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