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Alien (1979)
 Who was considered for Alien?

Veronica Cartwright
Set to play "Ripley," she learned she had been replaced and was instead offered the role of "Lambert".
Actor who got the part: Sigourney Weaver

Jill Clayburgh
According to Premier Magazine, Jill Clayburgh turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Sigourney Weaver

Brad Davis
The ill-fated Davis was considered for the role of Kane.
Actor who got the part: John Hurt

Jon Finch
The British actor, who had starred for master directors Alfred Hitchcock and Roman Polanski, was signed as "Kane" but got dismissed from the film because of illness.
Actor who got the part: John Hurt

Harrison Ford
Ford turned down the Captain Dallas role.
Actor who got the part: Tom Skerritt



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