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Big (1988)
 Who was considered for Big?

Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty was considered for the lead role of Josh.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges was considered for the lead role at one point.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Kevin Costner
Costner was approached to get the lead role but was already commited to "Bull Durham".
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro was considered for the lead role but wanted too much money.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford was first choice for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks originally turned down his role.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Dennis Quaid
Quaid told Larry King that he turned down the part in "Big" because he wanted to do "Everybody's All American."
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg was considered to direct the film. He wanted Harrison Ford to star.
Actor who got the part: Penny Marshall

Robin Williams
Robin Williams was reportedly considered for the role of Josh.
Actor who got the part: Tom Hanks

Debra Winger
Winger was the first choice to play the lead role of Susan Lawrence, but she was pregnant at the time of filming.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Perkins



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