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Nashville (1975)
 Who was considered for Nashville?

Susan Anspach
Lost the knockout role of fragile country superstar "Barbara Jean" because of a salary issue.
Actor who got the part: Ronee Blakley

Michael Burns
Robert Altman offered the role to Burns, who co-starred with Sandy Dennis in Altman's "That Cold Day In the Park." Burns later left acting to become an academic and a college professor.
Actor who got the part: David Hayward

Gary Busey
Was originally going to play "Tom" and also wrote the song in the film called "Since You've Gone."
Actor who got the part: Keith Carradine

Keith Carradine
The role of quiet, softspoken guy who boards at a rooming house was written with Carradine in mind. Carradine instead played the womanizing singer.
Actor who got the part: David Hayward

Robert Duvall
Offered the role of country singing star "Haven Hamilton."
Actor who got the part: Henry Gibson

Louise Fletcher
The role of "Linnea Rose" was created for Fletcher who is herself the daughter of two deaf parents.
Actor who got the part: Lily Tomlin

Bette Midler
Turned down the role of ambitious, ditzy would-be country star "Alberquerque".
Actor who got the part: Barbara Harris

Bernadette Peters
Turned down the role of the red dot-fixated would-be country singing star immortalized by Barbara Harris in director Robert Altman's masterful film.
Actor who got the part: Barbara Harris

Jerry Jeff Walker
The "outlaw" country singer, who wrote such songs as "Mr. Bojangles," was the prototype for the role of the womanizing singer "Tom" in Robert Altman's classic. Altman rejected Walker to play the role, as he also rejected using other major stars in country and folk music. .
Actor who got the part: Keith Carradine



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