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Gary Grant was offered the role of James Bond and refused it before the producers offered it to Sean Connery.
Leonard Nimoy owned a pet store in the 1960s before playing Mr. Spock in Star Trek.
In the first Terminator film, Arnold Schwarzenegger had only 17 lines of dialogue.
David Niven’s voice had to be dubbed in on Curse of the Pink Panther by Canadian impersonator Rich Little. Niven was so ill while filming that he could not speak. It was his last role and he died the year the film was released, in 1983.
Richard Gere has played roles that John Travolta turned down three times with great success, in the movies An Officer and a Gentleman, American Gigolo, and Chicago.
Sean Connery was originally approached to play Hannibal Lector in The Silence of the Lambs, but declined. Anthony Hopkins, who only appears in the film for 16 minutes, won an Oscar for the part – the shortest lead role to ever win an Oscar.