Rusty Schwimmer Auditioned for 2 Roles Before Bruce Including 1 Series Regular

Gilmore Girls had a rogues’ gallery of Stars Hollow residents. Rusty Schwimmer was memorable as Bruce, the midwife who helps Sookie (Melissa McCarthy) give birth. Bruce appeared in two season 4 episodes but Bruce was not the first Gilmore Girls role Schwimmer auditioned for.

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Schwimmer was a guest on Scott Patterson’s I Am All In podcast on Dec. 14 to discuss her time on Gilmore Girls. Starting from the beginning, Schwimmer revealed the two roles she played almost before Bruce.

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