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Cleopatra (1963)
 Who was considered for Cleopatra (1963)?

Brigitte Bardot
The stunning French actress was considered for the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Keith Baxter
SIgned by director Rouben Mamoulian to play Marc Antony.
Actor who got the part: RIchard Burton

Stephen Boyd
Stephen Boyd had been cast as Marc Antony in "Cleopatra" but numorous production delays and script changes led him to drop out to be replaced by Richard Burton.
Actor who got the part: Richard Burton

Marlon Brando
Sought after for the role of Marc Antony, but was unavailable.
Actor who got the part: Richard Burton

Joan Collins
Cast in the title role in 1958, but after so many delays before the film was ready to go, she was unavailable.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Michael David
Considered for the role of Marc Antony.
Actor who got the part: Richard Burton

Peter Finch
Cast as Julius Caesar (and also considered for the role of Marc Antony), he exited the production after so many production delays stalled the filming.
Actor who got the part: Rex Harrison

Laurence Harvey
Considered for the role of Marc Antony.
Actor who got the part: Richard Burton

Susan Hayward
Was the first choice to play Cleopatra.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn was considered when Taylor was dying of pneumonia.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Alfred Hitchcock
Producer Walter Wanger had Alfred Hitchcock in mind to direct the film project which Wanger hoped would emphasize the suspense elements of the tale.
Actor who got the part: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Richard Johnson
Was strongly considered to play Marc Antony.
Actor who got the part: Richard Burton

Jennifer Jones
Was considered for the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Gina Lollobrigida
Another Italian actress who allegedly turned down the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Sophia Loren
One of the stars seriously considered as a likely candidate to play the beautiful, brilliant, witty, ambitious and complex Cleopatra.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Rouben Mamoulian
The great director resigned from the epic production after many disagreements, costly production delays and the illness of star Elizabeth Taylor.
Actor who got the part: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Kim Novak
Kim Novak was considered for the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Peter O'Toole
High on the list of candidates to play Marc Antony.
Actor who got the part: Richard Burton

Suzy Parker
Suzy Parker was considered for the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Joanne Woodward
One of the Fox contract players considered for the title role when the project was envisioned as a lower-budget, smaller-scope enterprise than it eventually became.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor

Dana Wynter
Dana Wynter was considered for the title role.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor



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