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 Roles turned down by Shirley Jones:

From The Terrace
Jones was not cast as Natalie because she looked too similar to star Joanne Woodward.
Actor who got the part: Ina Balin

My Fair Lady
One of the actresses Warner Bros. boss Jack Warner had in mind if Audrey Hepburn turned down the role of "Eliza Dolittle."
Actor who got the part: Audrey Hepburn

Pocketful of Miracles
Signed to star in director Frank Capra's remake of his 1933 hit "Lady For a Day," but star Glenn Ford made Capra replace Jones with his then girlfriend.
Actor who got the part: Hope Lange

The Sound of Music
Shirley Jones was considered for the role of Maria.
Actor who got the part: Julie Andrews

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