Gregory Peck won his one and only Oscar for the now iconic role of Atticus Finch in one of the best movies of all time, To Kill A Mockingbird.
Little known facts: Director of To Kill A Mockingbird, Robert Mulligan, is the brother of the 80s “The Golden Girls” spin-off “Empty Nest” star Richard Mulligan.
Mary Badman, who plays Scout, is the younger sister of “Saturday Night Fever,” “Wargames” and “The Emerald Forest” director John Badham.
Mary Badham is also one of the youngest Oscar nominees. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in To Kill A Mockingbird, but lost out to another child actress that year, Patty Duke, for her role in The Miracle Worker.
To Kill A Mockingbird was Oscar winner Robert Duvall’s first role major motion picture.
More To Kill A Mockingbird movie trivia: The original (Australian) movie poster below advises that the movie is not suitable for children. We disagree, strongly. Not only is it suitable, it is suggested that all children see it and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel is now mandatory reading in schools across the United States.
Watch the To Kill A Mockingbird trailer below.