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The Silence of The Lambs (1991)
 Who was considered for The Silence of The Lambs?

Ellen Barkin
Was considered for the role of Clarice Starling.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Kim Basinger
Was considered for the role of Clarice Starling, but Basinger proved too expensive after the success of "Batman".
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Geena Davis
Turned down the role of Clarice Starling.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Robert De Niro
De Niro was considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall was considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr. was considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Gene Hackman
The first choice to play Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

John Hurt
First choice to play Hannibal Lector, but had to pass due to illness.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Jeremy Irons
Irons was considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Derek Jacobi
Jacobi said in an interview that he was on the short list of actors considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Michael Keaton
Considered for the Jack Crawford role.
Actor who got the part: Scott Glenn

John Lithgow
Considered for the lead role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell was considered for the part of Clarice.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson was considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer turned down the lead role of Clarice Starling.

Mickey Rourke
Was considered for the role of Jack Crawford.
Actor who got the part: Scott Glenn

Meg Ryan
Ryan was considered to play Clarice Starling.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Brooke Smith
According to an EW.com article, Brooke Smith auditioned for the role of Clarice Starling. When she heard that Michelle Pfeiffer (a close friend) was also up for the role, "My first response was, 'Oh great, I'll have to play the fat girl in the hole.' And Michelle said, 'You'll be great at that!' I said, 'Thanks a lot!'" Brooke was ultimately cast as Catherine Martin.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Madeleine Stowe
Madeleine Stowe was considered for the role of Clarice.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson turned down the role of Clarice Starling.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster



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