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 Roles turned down by Telly Savalas:

Cool Hand Luke
Cast as the ornery, authority-challenging prisoner "Luke," but lost the role when he refused to fly from Europe to the U.S.
Actor who got the part: Paul Newman

Telly Savalas turned down the part of General George S. Patton played in the film by George C Scott.

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