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Actors who passed on blockbuster movie roles and regretted it

 

It is most fascinating to learn about a legendary, blockbuster film, but to also learn of the actors who turned down the roles, which someone else accepted and subsequently became rich, famous and immortal icons.

Below are just a few examples of superstar actors who passed on blockbuster movie roles, and some regretted it.

1. Will Smith (above) turned down the role of the lead in The Matrix, which, of course, eventually went to Keanu Reeves, who thanks Smith because that franchise made so much money Reeves and his children will never have to work again.

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