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 Roles turned down by Janet Leigh:

The Pink Panther (1963)
Declined the role of "Simone Clouseau" because she had recently remarried.
Actor who got the part: Capucine

Postcards From the Edge
Janet Leigh wanted to co-star with daughter Jamie Lee Curtis in the dark comedy about a mother-daughter relationship based on the relationship of Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher.
Actor who got the part: Meryl Streep

South Pacific
The star was among the actresses considered to play "Nellie Forbush".
Actor who got the part: Mitzi Gaynor

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