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 Roles turned down by Dolly Parton:

The Dukes of Hazzard
Dolly Parton turned down the role of Pauline.
Actor who got the part: Lynda Carter

Educating Rita
American backers wanted director Lewis Gilbert to cast Dolly as Rita, because Julie Walters had only done TV up to that time.
Actor who got the part: Julie Walters

The role of Selina was originally to be played by Parton. Production materials were even printed describing her role in the film.
Actor who got the part: Faye Dunaway

Did you know that Dolly Parton was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)
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