"Does it haunt you?" Stern asked Paltrow, 42, about passing up roles in several successful films. "You've turned down some great ones." The SiriusXM host noted that Paltrow said no to a key role in 1997's celebrated dramedy Boogie Nights, being replaced by Heather Graham in the now-iconic role of drug-addicted porn star Rollergirl.
"It was my dad," Paltrow said of late director Bruce Paltrow. "I really wanted to do it." Her famous dad wasn't the only one who opposed the casting decision.