Carrie Bradshaw, Vivian, Buffy Summers
In this constantly changing world, it’s nice to have some solid consistencies. Sarah Jessica Parker will always be Carrie Bradshaw and Russell Crowe still comes to us in our dreams as Maximus in Gladiator.
But our present realities weren’t always a given. In fact, actors from some of our favorite shows are only known for a TV show or film because another A-lister turned down the role first.
Click through for 30 celebs who rejected life-changing roles.