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 Roles turned down by Donald Sutherland:

Dead Again
Cast as "Franklyn Madson," but replaced in the role.
Actor who got the part: Derek Jacobi

The Family Stone
Sutherland was scheduled to play the scion of the Stone family. the whole movie was re-cast with other actors.
Actor who got the part: Craig T. Nelson

Ordinary People
Director Robert Redford had Sutherland in mind to play the psychiatrist; Sutherland convinced Redford that he was better suited for the Cal role.
Actor who got the part: Judd Hirsch

Straw Dogs
Was in contention for the leading role in Sam Peckinpah's violent, controversial film.
Actor who got the part: Dustin Hoffman

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