14 Hollywood Actors Who Nearly Won The Roles Of Legendary Characters

  ### David Bowie as Elrond David Bowie himself had the idea of playing the elf lord Elrond in _The Lord of the Rings, _but the director, Peter Jackson, thought that the role of Gandalf would be more fitting for him. Unfortunately, the musician could not take part in the filming process because of a very tight schedule. ### Dustin Hoffman as Rick Deckard Dustin Hoffman