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 Roles turned down by Jane Wyman:

Along The Great Divide
Jane Wyman went on suspension rather than play the leading lady in this Kirk Douglas western.
Actor who got the part: Virgina Mayo

Friendly Persuasion
Although many actresses were thought of for the role of Eliza Birdwell, Wyman was one of the ones who was offered it. However, she declined as she wanted to start her tv anthology show.
Actor who got the part: Dorothy McGuire

Walk on The Wild Side
Jane was offered the role as brothel madame Jo Courtney, but told Rex Reed in a 1968 interview that she wouldn't play a lesbian. "Not this kid!"
Actor who got the part: Barbara Stanwyck

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