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Harper Lee (I) (1926–2016)


Nelle Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama in the 1920s. It was a time of hostility between whites and blacks in the United States, especially in Alabama. Her father, a lawyer, also ran a local newspaper. Her mother suffered from mental illness and oftentimes stayed inside from others; she was thought to suffer from bipolar disorder. Harper ... See full bio »

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Known For

To Kill a Mockingbird
(1962)
Cedar Cove
Cedar Cove Miscellaneous Crew
(2015)
The Merv Griffin Show
(1963)

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 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird (based on her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird")
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 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird (producer - uncredited)
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- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (2015) ... (copyright holder: To Kill a Mockingbird)
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 1963 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.103 (1963) ... Herself
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 2016 PBS NewsHour (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 19 February 2016 (2016) ... Herself
 2015 Inside Edition (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Author, Go Set a Watchman
- Miss USA Pageant (2015) ... Herself - Author, Go Set a Watchman

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Her play, "To Kill A Mockingbird," was performed at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Alan Dobie and Eileen Gourlay in the cast. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. See more »

Trivia:

Made a rare appearance at the insistence of her friend Veronique Peck, widow of Gregory Peck. She was honored by the Los Angeles Public Library at a benefit dinner to raise funds for computers and literacy programs. The award was presented by Brock Peters, who portrayed the black man falsely accused of rape in the film To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). See more »

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