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 Roles turned down by Richard Harris:

The Ipcress File
Offered the great "Harry Palmer" spy role, he instead opted to do an uninspired Doris Day movie -- a decision he regretted.
Actor who got the part: Michael Caine

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Originally cast as Dr. Marc Chabot, but left the movie over creative differences.
Actor who got the part: Yves Montand

Turned down the role in the musicalized version of Dickens' classic holiday story.
Actor who got the part: Albert Finney

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