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Patton (1970)
 Who was considered for Patton?

Burt Lancaster
Turned down the leading role because of lifelong adherence to progressive politics.
Actor who got the part: George C. Scott

Robert Mitchum
Turned down the role of the WW II warrior general.
Actor who got the part: George C. Scott

Telly Savalas
Telly Savalas turned down the part of General George S. Patton played in the film by George C Scott.

Rod Steiger
He refused the title role because he believed that it glorified war.
Actor who got the part: George C. Scott

John Wayne
Wanted to play General Patton but the producer turned him down.
Actor who got the part: George C. Scott

William Wyler
Wyler turned down the job of directing "Patton" because he didn't want to work under 20th Century-Fox Studio head Darryl F. Zanuck. Franklin J. Schaffner ended up directing - and won an Oscar.
Actor who got the part: Franklin J. Schaffner



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