Originally Posted by Commander Obi-Wan
Q: What other actresses auditioned for the role of Princess Leia, but were cut?
A. It would be extremely difficult to list *every* actress as GL took so long casting for ANH that most established actresses under the age of 30 in Hollywood would have at least read for the role. [source : OT DVD special features docu] However, notables include Jodie Foster, Sally Field, Cindy Williams and Susan Sarandon(IIRC).
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