Mary Badham - Quotes

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I was very much a tomboy. I've always been rather outspoken, headstrong, and I'm pretty much that way to this day.

I was very much a tomboy. I've always been rather outspoken, headstrong, and I'm pretty much that way to this day.

In 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' I was just playing and having a good time. ---->>>

I know that I wouldn't mind going back to work if I could find the right script and the right crew to work with. ---->>>

That's so important for children when they're growing up, to have a strong male role model. ---->>>

My mother was a leading lady in a local theatre in Birmingham, Alabama, where I grew up. ---->>>

I didn't know anything about movies or movie stars or the Academy or anything. I was just a blank sheet of paper. I was totally ignorant of all that stuff. I never went to the movies, didn't know anything about the movies. ---->>>

When I retired, I was at an in-between age. I wasn't a child anymore, I wasn't really a woman yet, and they weren't really writing scripts for that age. ---->>>

I lost my parents very early in my life. My mom died three weeks after I graduated from high school, and my dad died two years after I got married. ---->>>

I wasn't a child who wanted to be an actor. ---->>>

If more people would try and reach up instead of going to the lowest common denominator, I think we'd be a lot better off. ---->>>

Most of the performances I see on TV and in movies are so self-conscious and overacted. I would think a natural actress would be welcome. ---->>>

Biography

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Nationality: American
Born: 10-07, 1952
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
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Occupation: Actress
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Mary Badham (born October 7, 1952) is an American actress, known for her portrayal of Jean Louise "Scout" Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. At the time, Badham (aged 10) was the youngest actress ever nominated in this category (wikipedia)