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 Roles turned down by Karen Allen:

Blue Velvet
Considered to play "Dorothy".
Actor who got the part: Isabella Rossellini

Gangs of New York
Was one of the actresses considered for the role of Jenny at one point, because the film was in development for over 20 years.
Actor who got the part: Cameron Diaz

Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Star Wars
Before being cast in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Allen had auditioned to play Princess Leia.
Actor who got the part: Carrie Fisher

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