Roles turned down by Eva Marie Saint:
Eva Marie Saint was considered to play the role of Mrs. Robinson.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft
One of the actresses considered for the role of Catherine, by studio boss Zanuck, included Eva Marie Saint.
Actor who got the part: Jean Peters
One of the film's screenwriters suggested to director Alfred Hitchcock that he consider the beautiful Oscar-winner -- his star of "North by Northwest" -- to play the role in the project from which Grace Kelly had pulled out.
Actor who got the part: 'Tippi' Hedren
Director Norman Jewison replaced his original choice, Saint, when Faye Dunaway became an overnight sensation on screen.
Actor who got the part: Faye Dunaway
Turned down the true-life role of a young woman beset by multiple personality disorder.
Actor who got the part: Joanne Woodward
Alfred Hitchcock wanted to cast his "North by Northwest" star as the female lead of his 50th film.
Actor who got the part: Julie Andrews
Did you know that Eva Marie Saint was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)