1. - George C Scott, The New Centurions, 1972. “There were a number of movie roles,” said Ed, the TV newspaperman Lou Grant, “that I didn't get because of the snobbism and discrimination in the film industry.”
2. - Robert Shaw, The Sting, 1973. “In each case, I was informed they didn't want a TV face.”
3. - Paul Mazursky, A Star Is Born (1976).
4. - Jackie Cooper, Superman 1978.
5. - Jack Lemmon, Missing, 1982. “Ed was very, very interested, so were the producers,” says Costa-Gavras. “I liked him, very much. But I needed someone less... robust. More fragile. Jack is always vulnerable in his films once he's outside of America.”