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Cleopatra (1963)
 Who was considered for Cleopatra?

Stanley Baker
Stanley Baker turned down the part of Rufio because writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz had not finished the script. When he changed his mind the next day, Mankiewicz and already cast Martin Landau in the part instead.
Actor who got the part: Martin Landau

Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom was considered to play the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Dorothy Dandrige
Before Joe Mankiewicz was hired as director, Rouben Mamoulian was set to direct. He had in mind Dorothy Dandridge to play the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Yvonne De Carlo
Yvonne De Carlo was considered to play the lead.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner turned down the film "Cleopatra" according to her biography.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Rita Hayworth
Rita Hayworth rejected the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh was considered to play the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine was considered to play the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Laurence Olivier
Lord Laurence turned down the role of Julius Caesar when the mammoth production was restarted in Rome with a new director, Joseph L. Mankiwecz.
Actor who got the part: Rex Harrison



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