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 Roles turned down by Jean Simmons:

Beat The Devil
One of several actresses considered for this movie by director John Huston.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Jones

The Devil's Disciple
Simmons is reported to have turned down the role of Judith Anderson.
Actor who got the part: Janette Scott

The Graduate
Jean Simmons was considered to play Mrs. Robinson.
Actor who got the part: Anne Bancroft

A Man Called Peter
Daryl F. Zanuck considered Simmons for the role of Catherine.
Actor who got the part: Jean Peters

Roman Holiday
Paramount wanted Jean Simmons, before Audrey Hepburn was finally hired.
Actor who got the part: Audrey Hepburn

Room at The Top
Simmons was originally considered for the lead role. She would later play the role of Susan in the sequel.
Actor who got the part: Heather Sears

Samson and Delilah
Jean Simmons was one of the actresses considered for the role of Delilah.
Actor who got the part: Hedy Lamarr

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