Phillip Alford Bio, Age, Wife, Spouse, Net Worth, Career, Movies,

By | February 28, 2024

Phillip Alford Biography


Phillip is a former American actor famously remembered for his appearances as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and Boy Anderson in Shenandoah (1965). he called it quits with acting and ventured into business.


Phillip Alford Age

Alford is 75 years old by September 2023. He was born Phillip Michael Alford on the 11th day of September 1948 in Gadsden, Alabama, USA.

Phillip Alford Wife- Spouse

His first wife was Carol Sue Moore, he later got divorced though they had two children together. Alford and southern writer Talmon Murphy, Jr., are cousins born in Alabama sharing the same great grandmother.

Phillip Alford Career

Phillip appeared in three shows with Birmingham’s Town and Gown Civic Theater, the director asked if he was interested in auditioning for the role of Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird through his mother of which he initially refused, but agreed on the condition that he miss half a day of class.Being one of the three finalists, an invitation to New York City for a screen test weeks later was granded him of which landed him the role of Jem Finch. At the time of production, his parents joined him at Hollywood and his sister had to stand-in for Mary Badham, who played Jem’s sister, Scout. Alford and Badham were always bickering and differing with each other during most of the shoots. At one time after their worst argument, he planned mischief against her. Alford’s other acting credits include: Bristle Face (1964) (TV); the role of “Boy” in Shenandoah (1965); The Intruders (1970) (TV); and Fair Play (1972) (TV). Philip’s sister, Eugenia,was the stand-in actress for child actress Mary Badham, who played Jem’s sister, Scout, in the classic film To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). Philip, who played Jem, and Mary were many times antagonistic towards each other on the set.

Phillip Alford Net Worth

Alford’s net worth is roughly 2 million dollars.

Phillip Alford Movies

  • 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird
  • 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show
  • 1964 The Magical World of Disney
  • 1965 Shenandoah
  • 1969 CBS Playhouse
  • 1970 The Virginian
  • The Intruders
  • 1972 Fair Play

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