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Raquel Welch
 Roles turned down by Raquel Welch:

Barbarella
According to imdb, Raquel Welch turned down the lead role in Barbarella.
Actor who got the part: Jane Fonda

Cannery Row
Fired from the movie version of the John Steinbeck novels, she sued and won for wrongful termination.
Actor who got the part: Debra WInger

Carnal Knowledge
Mike Nichols had spent six months looking for the right girl to play the part of Bobbie. He had considered and rejected Raquel Welch.
Actor who got the part: Ann-Margret

The Day of The Locust
Welch auditioned for the role of Faye Greener.
Actor who got the part: Karen Black

The Duchess and The Dirtwater Fox
Glenda Jackson was attached to star in early stages of the project. Raquel Welch was also attached at one point.
Actor who got the part: Goldie Hawn

The Exorcist
Raquel Welch was considered to play the mother, "Chris MacNeil".
Actor who got the part: Ellen Burstyn

Fatal Attraction
Was considered for the role of Alex, but Adrian Lyne turned her down because she was too old for the part.
Actor who got the part: Glenn Close

The Graduate
Raquel Welch wanted to play Elaine Robinson.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross

Heaven Can't Wait
Raquel Welch was considered for the role of Julia Farnsworth.
Actor who got the part: Dyan Cannon

Heaven's Gate
Raquel Welch was among the names who were offered and turned down the role of Ella Watson.
Actor who got the part: Isabelle Huppert

Heroes
Considered for the role of Carol Bell.
Actor who got the part: Sally Field

Lenny
Raquel Welch turned down the role of Honey Bruce.
Actor who got the part: Valerie Perrine

My Stepmother Is an Alien
Years before the film was made, Raquel Welch planned to star in the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Kim Basinger

The Postman Always Rings Twice
Raquel Welch was considered for the role.

Thunderball
Turned down the role of "Domique Derval."
Actor who got the part: Claudine Auger

The Towering Inferno
Raquel Welch turned down the part of Paul Newman's girlfriend.
Actor who got the part: Faye Dunaway

Valley of the Dolls
Refused to play the role of statuesque, tragic showgirl "Jennifer North."
Actor who got the part: Sharon Tate






Did you know that Raquel Welch was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» Myra Breckinridge
» One Million Years B.C.
» The Three Musketeers






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