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 Roles turned down by Linda Blair:

Declined to play the lead role, fearing being typecast.
Actor who got the part: Sissy Spacek

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Was the first choice for the role of Jeanie Bueller.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Grey

The Postman Always Rings Twice
Blair was reportedly considered for the role of Madge.
Actor who got the part: Anjelica Huston

Pretty Baby
Linda Blair auditioned for the lead role, but turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Taxi Driver
Linda Blair tried to play Iris Steensma, but never got the chance to play the role.
Actor who got the part: Jodie Foster

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