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Oscars quiz: Who turned down Jodie Foster's role in 'Silence of the Lambs'?

February 6, 2010 |  1:46 pm

If Sandra Bullock ends up winning the Oscar for "The Blind Side," Julia Roberts will probably be miffed since she turned down the role. That won't be the first time a star pooh-poohed a role that went on to Oscar glory. Check out the quz below. To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the trivia box.

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ANSWER: a.) Michelle Pfeiffer, who could've used the big win. She's lost three Oscar noms: "Dangerous Liaisons," "Love Field," "The Fabulous Baker Boys."

"Silence of the Lambs" won five Academy Awards in 1991: best picture, director (Jonathan Demme), actor (Anthony Hopkins), actress (Jodie Foster) and screenplay.

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