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 Roles turned down by Eva Marie Saint:

The Graduate
Eva Marie Saint was considered to play the role of Mrs. Robinson.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft

A Man Called Peter
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

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
Director Norman Jewison replaced his original choice, Saint, when Faye Dunaway became an overnight sensation on screen.
Actor who got the part: Faye Dunaway

The Three Faces of Eve
Turned down the true-life role of a young woman beset by multiple personality disorder.
Actor who got the part: Joanne Woodward

Torn Curtain
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)
» Exodus
» North By Northwest
» On the Waterfront
» That Certain Feeling

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