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Actors Share the Iconic Roles They Just Missed Booking To Other Actors

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Fame is a fickle mistress. Some people seem to really have that “star quality” that makes you think they will go on to be big on the silver screen. Other people were clearly just in the right place at the right time, or there was a coin toss between them and another actor who looks exactly like them. Fate or luck can determine a great deal about success, and no one knows that better than the actor who makes it to the final callback…and doesn’t book the role.

Actor Charlie Condou is probably a familiar face, but not quite as familiar as Martin Freeman, who Condou was up against for a very famous UK TV role.

He tweeted, “Actors: what part did you go up for and not get, which would’ve changed your career? I’ll start. Martin Freeman’s part in The Office.”

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You might remember Tim Canterbury, who became Jim Halpert in the American version of The Office. Martin Freeman remained Martin Freeman and then got even more famous.

Actors Are Sharing The Iconic Roles They Just Barely Missed Out On (17 Tweets)

Fame is a fickle mistress. Some people seem to really have that “star quality” that makes you think they will go on to be big on the silver screen. Other people were clearly just in the right place at the right time, or there was a coin toss between them and another actor who looks exactly like them.



Actors Share the Iconic Roles They Just Missed Booking To Other Actors

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