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9 Stars Who Turned Down Memorable Roles

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt has had hunky roles in many films including Ocean's Eleven (2001), Legends of the Fall (1994), and Thelma & Louise (1991). But he turned down a role in Apollo 13 (1995) to make the movie Se7en (1995), which won an MTV Movie Award for Best Movie, beating out Apollo 13. But Apollo 13 received nine Academy Award nominations and won two Oscars, leaving Se7en in the dust.


Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, Paul Seaburn, Heidi Stevens, and Steve Theunissen