Was a contender for the role of Benjamin Braddock.
Peppard was sent the script by Warner Bros. but his agent talked him out of it, telling him that the part of Singer, a deaf mute, was too weak and "might be a homosexual." Newcomer Alan Arkin played the part and earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination.
George Peppard was on a list of actors considered for the role of Johnny North.
Considered for the role of Vin.
Peppard turned down a starring role opposite Jane Fonda in this film.
Did you know that George Peppard was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)