Roles turned down by Carroll Baker:
After turning down three films in a row, Warners punished Baker by refusing to loan her out to MGM to play Maggie The Cat.
Actor who got the part: Elizabeth Taylor
Carroll Baker auditioned for Elaine Robinson, but was turned down for being "too old" for Anne Bancroft.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross
Carroll Baker auditioned to play "Judy".
Actor who got the part: Natalie Wood
Carroll was contracted by Warner Brothers who planned to lend her to 20th Century Fox for the title role of Eve, but she became pregnant and the role went to Joanne Woodward, who won an Oscar for the role.
Actor who got the part: Joanne Woodward
Warner Bros. put her on suspension for refusing this film because she didn't want to play a nymphomaniac.
Actor who got the part: Dorothy Malone
Did you know that Carroll Baker was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)