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Jaws (1975)
 Who was considered for Jaws?

Timothy Bottoms
Timothy Bottoms was considered to play Hooper.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss

Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges turned down the role of Hooper.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss

Robert Duvall
Was in competition for the part of Martin Brody.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Gene Hackman
Hackman was considered to star in Jaws.

Sterling Hayden
Hayden was the first choice to play Quint.
Actor who got the part: Robert Shaw

Charlton Heston
Heston was considered to play Chief Brody.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Dustin Hoffman
Hoffman stated in an interview that Spielberg offered him a part in the film, presumably the Dreyfuss role.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss

Kevin Kline
Kline was turned down for the role of Hooper.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss

Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin turned down the role of Quint.

Steve McQueen
Considered for the lead role Chief Brody.
Actor who got the part: Roy Sheider

Paul Newman
Paul Newman was considered for a role.

Robert Redford
Robert Redford was considered for a role.

Jan Michael Vincent
Vincent was considered for the role of Hooper.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss

Jon Voight
Jon Voight turned down the role of Hooper.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss



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