19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

Imagine being an actor and preparing for the role of a lifetime, physically and mentally. You go in for the audition, you give it your all, and then you get notes from the casting director:

"We love it! We think you'd be great to play a role that's the polar opposite in every conceivable way. When can you start cutting weight and being universally hateable?"

That's what lots of these actors went through:

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)Source: Fandango

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)Source: Telegraph

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)

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19 Iconic Roles (That Were The Actor's Second Choice)Source: MTV