Mary Badham's claim to fame was for her distinguished portrayal of the young girl, Scout, in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). She was chosen over 2,000 other young actresses and afterwards won an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Read Full Biography
by Sharon Knolle
Fifty years ago, 10-year-old Mary Badham tried out for a role in a little movie filming near her hometown of Birmingham, Ala.: "To Kill a Mockingbird....