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4 Sean Penn. Sean Penn is another actor that is considered by many to be one of the finest of all time. Due to this reputation, Christopher Nolan actually offered the role of the Joker to Sean Penn before Heath Ledger would eventually take the part. Sean Penn would ultimately turn down the role, though.
Aug 29, 2020
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Who turned down Joker?
2 Joker: Robin Williams Interestingly, Williams was previously offered the role of the Joker in Tim Burton's 1989 Batman movie, but the offer turned out to be a bargaining chip to pressure Jack Nicholson to take the role.
Who else was considered for Joker 2019?

15 Actors Who Almost Got To Play The Joker

13 Tim Curry's Voice Was Deemed Too Scary, So He Was Replaced With Mark Hamill.
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What happened to the actors that played the Joker?
Actor Heath Ledger's death due to an accidental overdose forever cast a shadow on the film The Dark Knight, in which Ledger played the Joker opposite Christian Bale's Batman. ... Ledger said in a New York Times interview that playing the Joker was 'physically and mentally draining'.
Who expressed interest to play or was suggested to play the Joker?
According to Hollywood lore, Warner Bros. always wanted Jack Nicholson for the role, but used Williams' interest as a bargaining chip. Years later, Williams worked with Dark Knight trilogy director Christopher Nolan in Insomnia, and expressed his desire to play the Joker, saying "Oh God, I'd love to do that one."
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Sep 19, 2019 · However, before Jared Leto won the role, the part of the Joker in Suicide Squad was apparently offered to two-time Oscar nominee Gosling.
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Oct 4, 2019 · The role went on to be made famous by Jack Nicholson. ... Dante turned down the project, but it was Lithgow he had in mind to play The Joker ...