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Planet of the Apes (1968)
 Who was considered for Planet of the Apes (1968)?

Ingrid Bergman
Turned down the costarring role of "Zira" in the classic version of the film with Charlton Heston.
Actor who got the part: Kim Hunter

Edward G. Robinson
The great star was the original choice to play "Dr. Zaius" and filmed a scene in makeup with Charlton Heston, but pulled out because he didn't feel his health was up to the rigors of performing daily under heavy ape makeup.
Actor who got the part: Maurice Evans

Rod Taylor
20th Century FOX considered Taylor for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Charlton Heston



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