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 Roles turned down by Whoopi Goldberg:

Considered for the role of Mama Morton.
Actor who got the part: Queen Latifah

Invasion U.S.A.
According to IMDB, Chuck Norris really wanted to get Whoopi Goldberg a role in his film Invasion U.S.A.

The Princess Bride
Whoopi Goldberg was the first choice for the role of Buttercup.
Actor who got the part: Robin Wright Penn

Whoopi Goldberg auditioned for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Daryl Hannah

Working Girl
The role of Cyn was originally written for Whoopi Goldberg in mind.
Actor who got the part: Joan Cusack

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