Roles turned down by 'Tippi' Hedren:
Francois Truffaut wanted Hedren to star in the film version of Ray Bradbury's novel. Alfred Hitchcock, who had Hedren under personal contract, refused to loan her and Julie Christie instead played both female roles.
Actor who got the part: Julie Christie
The professional falling out between Hedren and mentor Alfred Hitchcock contributed to the cancellation of the director's dream project about a young bride who vanishes during her honeymoon only to return un-aged decades later.
Actor who got the part: Film Never Made
The role of the glamorous mystery woman involved with amnesiac Gregory Peck is one of the many roles reportedly offered to Hedren that her mentor Alfred Hitchcock refused to let her do.
Actor who got the part: Diane Baker
Alfred Hitchcock considered casting chic Hedren and Sean Connery in a big, globe-hopping thriller about an adventurous retired spy and his wife trapping and unmasking a dangerous international kidnapper.
Actor who got the part: Film Was Never Made
Did you know that 'Tippi' Hedren was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)