Gregory Peck won an Oscar for playing Atticus Finch in the movie To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), based on the 1960 novel of the same name. In 1999, Peck’s daughter Cecilia gave birth a baby boy she named Harper in honor of the novel’s author, Harper Lee.
Source: Bernard, Jami. “Gregory Peck and the Role of Our Lifetime.” New York Daily News 17 May 2000.
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