Hollywood actor and comedian Eddie Murphy still remembers the one role he wishes he didn’t turn down.

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The comedian opened up about the role during “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Saturday, reports people.com.

“The only movie I ever turned down that became a big hit was ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’,” Murphy said.

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“I was gonna be the Bob Hoskins dude and I was like, ‘What? Animation and people? That sounds like bull**** to me’.”

“Now every time I see it, I feel like an idiot,” added “The Nutty Professor” star.

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Murphy shared that he was offered a role in another hit movie. “Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis wanted you to be one of the original Ghostbusters but you turned it down,” Fallon said.

“Yes, but because I did ‘Beverly Hills Cop’,” Murphy said.

“So you made a good movie,” Fallon said with a smile.

“It wasn’t like I turned it down,” Murphy explained. “I wasn’t available because I was doing this other movie.”

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