John Megna

John Megna

Born Nov 9, 1952

John Megna was an American actor whose Broadway success at the age of seven in 1960's All the Way Home led to his being cast as Charles Baker 'Dill' Harris, the toothy young summer visitor in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird. According to Mockingbird author, Harper Lee, the character was based on her childhood friend, writer Truman Capote.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born on November 9, 1952.


1995 43 Years Old John Megna later became a high school English teacher, and last taught at James Monroe High School in North Hills, California. On September 5, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, he died from AIDS-related complications at the age of 42. … Read More
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