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All About Eve (1950)
 Who was considered for All About Eve?

Shirley Booth
Booth was considered for the role of Karen.
Actor who got the part: Celeste Holm

Fred Clark
Character actor Clark was one of several different type actors thought of for the colorful, fun, comic relief role of Max Fabian, according to the book All About All About Eve. Instead it was cast with actor, producer and director Ratoff, the perfect choice for the role.
Actor who got the part: Gregory Ratoff

Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert was set to play tempestuous, fragile, aging Broadway legend Margo Channing but an injury sustained on a previous movie prevented her from doing the film.
Actor who got the part: Bette Davis

Jeanne Crain
Miss Crain was one of the actresses considered to portray the two-faced Eve.
Actor who got the part: Anne Baxter

Jose Ferrer
Ferrer was first choice for the role of Addison De Witt, but was not cast.
Actor who got the part: George Sanders

Zsa Zsa Gabor
Zsa Zsa Gabor was considered by the producers to play Miss Caswell.
Actor who got the part: Marilyn Monroe

Judy Garland
In 1955, Judy was approached about appearing in a musical remake of All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: Film Not Made

Angela Lansbury
Lansbury was considered for the role of Miss Caswell.
Actor who got the part: Marilyn Monroe

Gertrude Lawrence
The great stage star refused to act in a film that required her character to appear drunk; the director also refused to change a scene so that Lawrence could sing a torch song.
Actor who got the part: Bette Davis

Dolores Moran
Moran, the alleged real life mistress of producer Hal B. Wallis, was thought of, perhaps ironically or not, for the role of showgirl and likely mistress to Addison DeWitt, Miss Casswell, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: Marilyn Monroe

Vincent Price
Price was thought of to play Addison DeWitt, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: George Sanders

Donna Reed
Donna Reed was considered for the role of Eve Harrington.
Actor who got the part: Anne Baxter

Everett Sloane
Very serious actor Sloane was thought of for the fun role of producer Max Fabian, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: Gregory Ratoff

Alexis Smith
Perpetually co-star actress Smith was considered for one of the great co-star roles, Karen Richards, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: Celeste Holm

Barbara Stanwyck
Producer Darryl F. Zanuck had Barbara Stanwyck in mind when he first read the script.
Actor who got the part: Bette Davis

Jessica Tandy
Tandy was also considered for the part of Karen Richards, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: Celeste Holm

Arleen Whelan
Whelan, along with 26 other actresses, was considered for the role of wannabe actress Miss Caswell, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Actor who got the part: Marilyn Monroe



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