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Rejected Roles of 1981
Click below to see which actors turned down roles in the best movies of 1981. Where does this sort of trivia come from? Movie fans from around the world submit this trivia to us from TV interviews, books, magazine articles, DVD commentary, and other Hollywood and entertainment sources around the Internet.

Featured 1981 Trivia:
Sam Shepard in Reds?
Shepard declined the role of Eugene O'Neil. Subsequently, Jack Nicholson was cast and won an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor.

See who turned down these 1981 films:
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