Adrian Pasdar

  1. Gary Oldman, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1992.      Director Francis Coppola decided to make the old legend “younger, very erotic, very romantic and very horrific.” Losing his favourites – Jeremy Irons, Daniel Day-Lewis – Francey looked at everyone else, mainly during auditions at his Napa Valley estate… Pasdar, Armand Assante, Antonio Banderas, Nick Cassavetes, Nicolas Cage, Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Andy Garcia, Hugh Grant, Ray Liotta, Kyle MacLachlan, Viggo Mortensen, Dermot Mulroney, Michael Nouri (a long way from Flashdance), Jason Patric, Aiden Quinn, Keanu Reeves, Alan Rickman, Christian Slater and Sting.
  2. Rob Estes, Gilmore Girls, TV, 2000-2007.     Pasdar, who went on to be  Milo Ventimiglia’s brother in Heroes, auditioned to play his father in Girls – and a never-made spin-off, Windward Circle

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