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Mildred Pierce (1945)
 Who was considered for Mildred Pierce?

Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy was producer Jerry Wald's first choice for the role of Bert, Mildred's first husband.
Actor who got the part: Bruce Bennett

Jack Carson
Jack Carson was considered for the part of Monte Beragon, before being cast as Wally Fay.
Actor who got the part: Zachary Scott

George Coulouris
George Coulouris tested for the part of Bert, Mildred's first husband.
Actor who got the part: Bruce Bennett

Bette Davis
Turned down the role of the woman who loses her husband, gains respect as a successful businesswoman but is rejected by her pretentious, selfish young daughter.
Actor who got the part: Joan Crawford

Bonita Granville
Bonita Granville was tested for the part of Veda.
Actor who got the part: Ann Blyth

Louise Randall Pierson
Warner Bros contract writer Louise Randall Pierson worked on the screenplay but got no screen credit.
Actor who got the part: Ranald MacDougall

Rosalind Russell
Turned the role of a woman abandoned by her cheating husband who then makes herself a successful, independent businesswoman. Joan Crawford won an Oscar in the role.
Actor who got the part: Joan Crawford

Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan was another Warner Bros contract player who turned down the title role.
Actor who got the part: Joan Crawford

Barbara Stanwyck
Pursued the Oscar-winning role of the woman abandoned by her philandering husband and rejected by her snobby, spoiled young daughter.
Actor who got the part: Joan Crawford

Shirley Temple
Was considered for the role of the heroine's pretentious, hateful young ingrate of a daughter, "Veda."
Actor who got the part: Ann Blyth

Catherine Turney
Writer Catherine Turney worked on the screenplay but got no screen credit.
Actor who got the part: Ranald MacDougall

Martha Vickers
Martha Vickers tested for the part of Veda.
Actor who got the part: Ann Blyth

Virginia Weidler
Virginia Weidler tested for the part of Veda.
Actor who got the part: Ann Blyth

Donald Woods
Donald Woods was considered for the part of Bert, Mildred's first husband.
Actor who got the part: Bruce Bennett



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