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Gene Tierney
 Roles turned down by Gene Tierney:

Blood and Sand
Gene Tierney was considered to play "Doņa Sol".
Actor who got the part: Rita Hayworth

Forever Amber
Gene Tierney was offered and declined the role of Amber St. Clair, thinking it was a tacky story.
Actor who got the part: Linda Darnell

Holiday for Lovers
Tierney was supposed to return to the screen after four years following a long amount of mental health treatment, but she was not yet well enough to make this family comedy movie.
Actor who got the part: Jane Wyman

Mogambo
Gene Tierney turned down the role of Linda in Mogambo.
Actor who got the part: Grace Kelly

National Velvet
Originally, in 1939, Gene Tierney was going to star. Production was delayed, so Tierney went back to Broadway.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Peyton Place
At one point in late 1960, Gene Tierney and Lee Remick were attached to star in the leads, but both withdrew due to pregnancy.
Actor who got the part: Eleanor Parker

Return to Peyton Place
At one point, around 1960, Gene Tierney and Lee Remick were going to star, but both actresses withdrew due to pregnancies.
Actor who got the part: Eleanor Parker

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Glamorous Tierney was somehow cast as careworn mother Katie Nolan in this film of Betty Smith's novel. But she was replaced when she became pregnant.
Actor who got the part: Dorothy McGuire






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