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Oklahoma! (1955)
 Who was considered for Oklahoma!?

Marlon Brando
Was suggested for the role of sexy, dangerous ranch hand "Jud Fry," in the film version of the revolutionary Broadway musical hit.
Actor who got the part: Rod Steiger

James Dean
Dean was considered for the ranch hand hero, "Curly" in director Fred Zinnemann's prestigious film version of the landmark Broadway musical.
Actor who got the part: Gordon MacRae

Mitzi Gaynor
Miss Gaynor campaigned heavily to win the plum role of Ado Annie, but it was not to be.
Actor who got the part: Gloria Grahame

Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm had originated the role of Ado Annie on Broadway, but was not cast in the movie.
Actor who got the part: Gloria Grahame

Betty Hutton
Declined the role of Ado Annie in the Rodgers and Hammerstein movie musical.
Actor who got the part: Gloria Grahame

Paul Newman
Was considered for the ranch hand hero, "Curly" in Fred Zinnemann's film version of the breakthrough Broadway show.
Actor who got the part: Gordon MacRae

Mamie Van Doren
Mamie Van Doren wrote in her autobiography that she almost won the part of Ado Annie, but her acting coach, Jean Grahame, told her daughter actress Gloria Grahame about Mamie's audiition and Gloria asked for an audition too and "stole" the part away from her.
Actor who got the part: Gloria Grahame

Eli Wallach
The fine character actor was suggested for the dark role of ranch hand "Jud Fry."
Actor who got the part: Rod Steiger

Joanne Woodward
She was considered for the role of "Laurey Williams" in director Fred Zinnemann's prestigious film version of the landmark Broadway musical.
Actor who got the part: Shirley Jones



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