Here’s a really cool list of big TV roles that almost went to other actors.

 

Sondra Huxtable on “The Cosby Show” – Whitney Houston

Roz on “Frasier” – Lisa Kudrow

Alex P. Keaton on “Family Ties” – Jason Bateman
Elaine on “Seinfeld” – Patricia Heaton

Al Bundy on “Married…with Children” – Michael Richards

Mary Ann on “Gilligan’s Island” – Raquel Welch