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 Who was considered for The World of Henry Orient?

Patty Duke
Pursued for the role of freewheeling, neurotic young rich girl "Val."
Actor who got the part: Tippy Walker

Dick Van Dyke
Was pursued to play the ladies' man, suave, conceited pianist.
Actor who got the part: Peter Sellers

Rex Harrison
A top choice for the role of the conceited, womanizing pianist.
Actor who got the part: Peter Sellers

Sue Lyon
Pursued to play the role of "Val" but was also offered the role of "Gil."
Actor who got the part: Tippy Walker

Hayley Mills
Hotly pursued for a year to play troubled, freewheeling, superbright rich girl "Val."
Actor who got the part: Tippy Walker

Robert Preston
Sought for the role of the arrogant, self-enchanted pianist.
Actor who got the part: Peter Sellers

Tony Randall
Was considered for the role of the conceited, phony, skirt-chasing pianist.
Actor who got the part: Peter Sellers

David Wayne
Offered the title role of the vain, ladies' man concert pianist.
Actor who got the part: Peter Sellers

Gig Young
Sought for the title role of the conceited, philandering pianist.
Actor who got the part: Peter Sellers



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