Mary Badham -- Oscar-Nominated Scout Finch

The Strategerist Podcast

In 1962, Mary Badham made her big-screen debut in the classic film To Kill a Mockingbird as the beloved Scout Finch, opposite Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch.

Today, she has returned to Harper Lee’s iconic story in the touring Broadway production by playing Mrs. Dubose — the racist neighbor who represents the antithesis of Scout’s innocence and acceptance. And she believes that To Kill a Mockingbird is as important today as it was in 1962.


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