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 Who was considered for Born Yesterday?

Jean Arthur
Studio boss Harry Cohn pushed for major star Jean Arthur instead of relative newcomer Judy Holliday.
Actor who got the part: Judy Holliday

Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball was reportedly considered from the lead in Born Yesterday.
Actor who got the part: Judy Holliday

Rita Hayworth
Columbia Pictures president Harry Cohn considered her a more suitable candidate to play "Billie Dawn" than Judy Holliday, who originated the role on Broadway.
Actor who got the part: Judy Holliday

Lana Turner
Lana Turner was a leading candidate for the role of Billie Dawn.
Actor who got the part: Judy Holliday



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