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 Roles turned down by Harvey Keitel:

Apocalypse Now
Harvey Keitel was actually cast as Willard but was fired 2 weeks into production.
Actor who got the part: Martin Sheen

City Slickers
Keitel auditioned for the part of Curly, but did not get it.
Actor who got the part: Jack Palance

Eyes Wide Shut
Harvey Keitel actually filmed some scenes as Victor Ziegler before he left the project.
Actor who got the part: Sydney Pollack

Taxi Driver
Martin Scorsese wanted Keitel to play Travis Bickle.
Actor who got the part: Robert DeNiro

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