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Tuesday Weld
 Roles turned down by Tuesday Weld:

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Offered the role of Alice, but had to refuse due to family reasons.
Actor who got the part: Dyan Dannon

Bonnie and Clyde
Warren beatty offered her the part of Bonnie Parker, but she declined.
Actor who got the part: Faye Dunnaway

Cactus Flower
Turned the role of the free-spirited lover of a married man.
Actor who got the part: Goldie Hawn

Frances
Tuesday Weld was considered for the role of Frances Farmer.
Actor who got the part: Jessica Lange

Gangs of New York
When the film was originally conceived in the 1970s, Tuesday Weld was set to play Jenny.
Actor who got the part: Cameron Diaz

The Graduate
Tuesday Weld was considered for the part of Elaine.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross

The Great Gatsby
Weld was considered for the role of Daisy.
Actor who got the part: Mia Farrow

Hound-Dog Man
Weld was reported to have initally signed on for the role of Dony.
Actor who got the part: Carol Lynley

Lolita (1962)
Turned down master director Stanley Kubrick's offer of the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Sue Lyon

Macbeth
Tuesday turned down the role of Lady Macbeth in Roman Polanski's "Macbeth" because she refused to do a nude scene required by Polanski.
Actor who got the part: Francesca Annis

Norma Rae
One of the first choices for the title role.
Actor who got the part: Sally Field

Performance
Tuesday Weld was originally cast as Pherber.
Actor who got the part: Anita Pallenberg

Poltergeist
Tuesday Weld wanted to play the part of the mother.
Actor who got the part: JoBeth Williams

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Tuesday Weld turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Rosemary's Baby
Tuesday Weld was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Mia Farrow

The Stepford Wives (1975)
Tuesday Weld had originally been set to play the role of Joanna Eberhart.
Actor who got the part: Katherine Ross

True Grit
Turned down the role of gutsy "Mattie Ross."
Actor who got the part: Kim Darby






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