Movie and TV roles 26 actors ALMOST played (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, February 24, 2011

7 of 26: In the 1991 film 'Thelma and Louise,' Brad Pitt played a paroled robber who befriends Thelma (Geena Davis) and her friend Louise (Susan Sarandon), who have become outlaws after shooting a would-be rapist. But despite his boyish good looks, there is more to him than meets the eye.

The actor was not the first choice to play bad boy J.D. Billy Baldwin was supposed to assume the role but dropped out to star in the 1991 movie 'Backdraft' - a film Pitt had also auditioned for, according to Vanity Fair.

(Pictured: Billy Baldwin appears in a scene from the 1991 movie 'Backdraft.' / Brad Pitt appears in a scene from the 1991 movie 'Thelma and Louise.') ( Photo / Imagine Films Entertainment / Universal Pictures / Pathe Entertainment / MGM)

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