These A-List Actors Turned Down Legendary Roles, and Some Regret It

The life of your favorite Hollywood actor is a bit more complex than it appears to be on screen. They too have tight schedules, outside jobs, and other obligations aside from acting for your viewing pleasure. Take a look at these A-listers who turned down the role of a lifetime...

John Lithgow, Batman

Fortunately for Nicholson, another dropout got him one of his most notable roles. John Lithgow was originally supposed to play the Joker in Tim Burton's Batman. Lithgow actually dropped out of playing the Joker on more than one occasion. 

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