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Poll: Actors Who Turned Down the Role of James Bond

James Bond has been played by many actors over the years, and while there have been a good number of actors who have tried out for the part and NOT gotten it, there have also been a select group of actors who have actually been offered the part and turned it down, for various reasons. These are those actors. Who do you think would have been best?

Results of 2,211 votes:

  1. 1.

    Hugh Jackman

    Didn't like the direction the producers were taking the character
  2. 2.

    Liam Neeson

    Didn't want to be typecast as an action hero
  3. 3.

    Cary Grant

    Considered himself too old for the part; only wanted to appear in one film

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