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 Roles turned down by Peter Finch:

Cleopatra (1963)
Cast as Julius Caesar (and also considered for the role of Marc Antony), he exited the production after so many production delays stalled the filming.
Actor who got the part: Rex Harrison

A Little Night Music
The fine actor's untimely death meant that other stars had to be considered for the leading male role in the film version of the Stephen Sondheim musical.
Actor who got the part: Len Cariou

Man's Fate
Was contracted to star in the film version of the Andre Malraux work to be directed by Fred Zinnemann. MGM shut down the project at the last minute in 1969.
Actor who got the part: Film Was Never Made

The credited screenwriter of the Alfred Hitchcock film thought Finch would be perfect to play Mark Rutland.
Actor who got the part: Sean Connery

Quatermass and the Pit
Finchie was seen as a possibilty for the role of Quatermass.
Actor who got the part: Andrew Keir

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