Actor, John Megna, was born John Ingolia on Nov 9, 1952 in Queens, NY. Megna died at the age of 42 on Sep 5, 1995 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.
John Megna appeared in over 25 film and TV roles from 1961 through 1984 but he is probably best known for his feature film debut role as Dill Harris, the toothy young summer visitor, in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) starring Gregory Peck.(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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Jem: Hey yourself.
Dill Harris: I'm Charles Baker Harris. I can read. I can read anything you've got.
[swinging on the gate]
Dill Harris: Folks call me Dill.
Jem: How old are you? Four and a half?
Dill Harris: Going on seven.
Jem: Well, no wonder then. Scout's been readin' since she was born, and she's not even six yet. You're mighty puny for nearly seven.
Dill Harris: I'm little but I'm old.
Dill Harris: Let's go down to the courthouse and see the room that they locked Boo up in. My aunt says it's bat-infested, and he nearly died from the mildew. Come on. I bet they got chains and instruments of torture down there.
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