Times Actors Turned Down Hugely Iconic Roles

All-time favorite roles could have been played by different actors. Here is a compiled list of pics of actors who are thought of for the same roles!

1. Tim Roth Turned Down The Role Of Severus Snape In “Harry Potter”, Eventually Played By Alan Rickman

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2. Will Smith Turned Down The Role Of Neo In “The Matrix”, Eventually Played By Keanu Reeves

3. Thomas Brodie-Sangster Auditioned For The Part Of Ron Weasley In “Harry Potter”, Rupert Grint Was Cast

4. John Travolta Turned Down The Role Of Forrest Gump, Eventually Played By Tom Hanks

5. Sean Connery Said No To Playing Gandalf In “The Lord Of The Rings”, Ian Mckellen Took The Part

6. Ian Mckellen Turned Down The Part Of Albus Dumbledore In “Harry Potter”, Michael Gambon Was Cast

7. Tom Cruise Was Considered For The Part Of Iron Man, But Robert Downey, Jr Was Cast

8. Robin Williams Wanted To Play Rubeus Hagrid In “Harry Potter” But Was Rejected, Robbie Coltrane Got The Part

9. Jim Carrey Was Considered To Play Edward Scissorhands, Johnny Depp Got The Part

10. Russell Crowe Turned Down The Role Of Aragorn In “The Lord Of The Rings”, Eventually Played By Viggo Mortensen