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 Roles turned down by Jean Seberg:

Bonnie and Clyde
She was one of the actress considered of the femal leading role.
Actor who got the part: Faye Dunaway

Fahrenheit 451
Director Francois Truffaut considered the beautiful, mercurial actress to star in his movie version of the Ray Bradbury novel about a totalitarian society that forbids reading novels.
Actor who got the part: Julie Christie

The Klansman
Director Terence Young flew from his home in Rome to Paris in order to try to convince Seberg to take a co-starring role alongside Richard Burton and Lee Marvin.
Actor who got the part: Linda Evans

La Legion Saute Sur Kolwezi
Originally slated to appear in this film, reuniting her with producer Georges de Beauregard, Seberg committed suicide before filming began.
Actor who got the part: Mimsy Farmer

Our Man in Havana
Newly acquired by Columbia, Seberg was one of the young starlets suggested to director Carol Reed for the role of Millie.
Actor who got the part: Jo Morrow

The Stepford Wives (1975)
Was a potential contender for the role of Joanna.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross

Valley of Dolls
She did a screentest for the role but was turned down.
Actor who got the part: Sharon Tate

West Side Story
Jean Seberg was also considered for the leading role.
Actor who got the part: Natalie Wood

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