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To Kill a Mockingbird: A Personal Legacy

10-year-old Mary Badham played Scout in the 1962 classic film

Mary Badham and Gregory Peck in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird

At age 10, Mary Badham was the youngest actress ever nominated for an Academy Award.

See also: 50th Anniversary of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'.

Fifty years after her landmark performance in To Kill a Mockingbird, Badham tells Bill Newcott she remained close to her screen dad, Gregory Peck, for the rest of his life.

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