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    16 Actors Who Were Cast After Being Told They Were Wrong For The Role

    You can't stop fate!

    Casting in Hollywood can be a crazy process, and actors have to show strong determination to secure the roles they're after.

    In spite of the opposition they faced, these 16 stars were selected to play parts in which they gave noteworthy performances.

    1. Julia Roberts

    Julia Roberts as Daisy attends a dinner at Charles' family home

    2. Michael J. Fox

    Michael J. Fox poses for a promotional photo as Alex P. Keaton

    3. Audrey Meadows

    Audrey Meadows and Jackie Gleason play Alice and Ralph Kramden in "The Honeymooners" episode, "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

    4. Zac Efron

    Zac Efron as Link Larkin smiles at Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray"

    5. Marlon Brando

    Marlon Brando is pictured as Don Vito Corleone in "The Godfather" circa 1972

    6. Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg smiles while she holds the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1991, Whoopi as Oda Mae Brown warns Molly that she's in danger in "Ghost"

    7. Zach Braff

    Zach Braff poses as John "J.D." Dorian in a promotional photo for "Scrubs"

    8. Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway as Andy watches as Miranda snubs Nigel

    9. Matthew Gray Gubler

    Matthew Gray Gubler as Dr. Spencer Reid is photographed in a scene from the "Criminal Minds" episode, "Under The Skin"

    10. Dominic West

    Dominic West poses at a "Les Misérables" event on June 08, 2019

    11. Sean Penn

    Sean Penn as Jeff Spicoli is pictured on the set of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" in 1981

    12. Lark Voorhies

    Lark Voorhies smiles as Lisa Turtle for a "Saved by the Bell" promotional photo

    13. Chris Hemsworth

    Chris Hemsworth as Thor smiles in a scene from 2011's "Thor"

    14. Miles Teller

    Miles Teller as Sutter brings Aimee to a restaurant to meet his father in "The Spectacular Now"

    15. Miley Cyrus

    Miley Cyrus smiles while filming the "Hannah Montana" episode, "It's My Party And I'll Lie If I Want To"

    16. Kate Winslet

    Kate Winslet as Rose exits a car with her fiance, Cal