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 Who was considered for Anne of the Thousand Days?

Julie Christie
Julie Christie turned down the role of Anne Boleyn.
Actor who got the part: Genevieve Bujold

Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Genevieve Bujold

Olivia Hussey
Olivia reportedly turned the part down. She had been the first choice to play Anne Boleyn.
Actor who got the part: Genevieve Bujold

Sarah Miles
Miles refused to test for the role of Anne Boleyn. The role earned Genevieve Bujold an Oscar nomination.
Actor who got the part: Genevieve Bujold

Elizabeth Taylor
Taylor begged producer Hal Wallis to give her the part of Anne Boleyn so she could keep a close eye on Richard Burton who was cast in the role of Henry VIII. Wallis thought she was much too old for the role and cast 26-year-old Genevieve Bujold instead.
Actor who got the part: Genevieve Bujold



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