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 Roles turned down by Bob Hoskins:

The Aviator
Bob Hoskins was considered to play U.S. Senator Ralph Owen Brewster, a role that earned Alan Alda an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Actor who got the part: Alan Alda

Bob Hoskins was originally intended to play the part of Jack Ruby. Due to the scheduling of Hook, he was unable to start filming this project.
Actor who got the part: Danny Aiello

The Untouchables
Hoskins was set to play Al Capone but the studio went with De Niro instead.
Actor who got the part: Robert De Niro

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