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3. Suzanne Somers was a last minute addition

Lots of actresses tried out for the blonde role, including Loni Anderson, but they weren’t quite right. The day before production they were still looking for a new Chrissy, and upon going back through audition tapes they stopped on Suzanne and decided to give her a go. “We got her in that day and she was on the set tomorrow and she was terrific in that part. And that was an accident because she never should have gotten the part.”

Palm Springs, Ca - Jan 3: Suzanne Somers Arrives At The 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala At The Palm Springs Convention Center On January 3, 2015 In Palm Springs, Ca.
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