Famous Roles: Guess Who Almost Got the Part (PHOTOS)

By: Taryn Ryder / November 2, 2011

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Can you imagine The Notebook without Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams? Ryan was locked in early on and auditioned with a bevy of Hollywood beauties for the role of Allie.

So which star said Wednesday that the role was almost hers?

Jessica Biel! She told Elle that she auditioned with Gosling in her trailer, covered in blood, while filming The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. As we all know, the part was played by Rachel who was amazing as Gosling’s leading lady (on and off screen).

Click through the gallery above to see what other iconic roles almost went to other actors.