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The Princess Bride (1987)
 Who was considered for The Princess Bride?

Suzy Amis
Suzy Amis auditioned for the part of Buttercup.

Yasmine Bleeth
Yasmeen Bleeth auditioned to play Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Courteney Cox
Courtney Cox Arquette auditioned for the part of Buttercup according to "A Star is Found" by Janet Hirshenson and Jane Jenkins.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Carrie Fisher
According to the book's author William Goldman, Carrie Fisher was the ideal choice for Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright

Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg was the first choice for the role of Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Alexandra Paul
Alexandra Paul auditioned for the role of Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan auditioned for the role of Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Bubba Smith
Former American football star Bubba Smith lost the role of Fezzik to André the Giant because he was too small.
Actor who got the part: Andre The Giant

Uma Thurman
Auditioned for Buttercup, but was considered "too exotic looking."
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Amy Yasbeck
Amy Yasbeck auditioned for the role of Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Sean Young
Rob Reiner's original choice for the part of Buttercup was Sean Young. But the production team opted to cast unknowns for the part.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn



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