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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
 Who was considered for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman was originally cast as Beatrix Emery but she persuaded the producers to switch roles with Lana Turner so she could play the barmaid Ivy Peterson.
Actor who got the part: Lana Turner

Robert Donat
MGM's first choice for the leading dual roles was the handsome, top ranking star Donat.
Actor who got the part: Spencer Tracy

Katharine Hepburn
Spencer Tracy thought Katharine Hepburn should play both Beatrix and Ivy.
Actor who got the part: Lana Turner, Ingrid Bergman

Irving Pichel
Paramount executive wanted character actor Pichel for the title roles but director Rouben Mamoulian insisted on Fredric March, who wound up winning an Academy Award for his performance.
Actor who got the part: Fredric March



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