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 Roles turned down by Joseph Fiennes:

Brokeback Mountain
Loved the project so much that he met with three different directors attached at various times to discuss starring in the film.
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger

A Good Woman
Turned down the role of "Lord Darlington" opposite Scarlett Johansson to take another film role.
Actor who got the part: Stephen Campbell Moore

The Pianist
Joseph Fiennes was director Roman Polanski's first choice, but turned down to honor his theater commitments the role for which Adrien Brody won an Oscar.
Actor who got the part: Adrien Brody

Director Phil Kaufman offered Fiennes the attention-getting role of the Abbe du Coulmier.
Actor who got the part: Joaquin Phoenix

Youth Without Youth
Was offered the lead role of the professor in director Francis Ford Coppola's pre-WW II drama.
Actor who got the part: Tim Roth

Did you know that Joseph Fiennes was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)
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