Mayella Violet Ewell

Collin Wilcox (actress)

Collin Wilcox (born February 4, 1937, in Highlands, North Carolina) is an American actress, variably credited as Collin Wilcox-Horne or Collin Wilcox-Paxton.

She made her professional debut in Chicago as part of the improvisational group, The Compass Players, which included Mike Nichols, Elaine May, and Shelley Berman. In 1958 Wilcox won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance in "The Day Money Stopped" on Broadway. She starred in the 1961 play "Look, We've Come Through" with Burt Reynolds on Broadway. She had a run as a replacement actress in the 1963 revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude" and then went on to do the 1965 play "The Family Way", both on Broadway.

She is perhaps best known for her role in the film To Kill a Mockingbird, in which she played the role of Mayella Violet Ewell who accuses Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) or raping her.

Film and television appearances

  • The Chester Story (2003)
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
  • Twisted Desire (1996) (TV)
  • Fluke (1995)
  • Death in Small Doses (1995) (TV)
  • Christy (1994) (TV)
  • The Portrait (1993) (TV)
  • Wildflower (1991) (TV)
  • Foxfire (1987) (TV)
  • Marie (1985)
  • Under This Sky (1979) (TV)
  • Jaws 2 (1978)
  • A Rainy Day (1978)
  • The Lives of Jenny Dolan (1975) (TV)
  • Columbo: An Exercise in Fatality (1974) (TV)
  • A Cry in the Wilderness (1974) (TV)
  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974) (TV)
  • The Baby Maker (1970)
  • The Revolutionary (1970)
  • Catch-22 (1970)
  • The Sound of Anger (1968) (TV)
  • The Name of the Game Is Kill (1968)
  • The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: "The Monkey's Paw: A Retelling" (original air date April 19, 1965) (TV)
  • The Twilight Zone (TV) (1964)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  • A Member of the Wedding (1958)
  • Twice Upon a Time (1953).

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