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John Megna (9 November 1952 – 5 September 1995; age 42) was a well-known child actor, best known for his role of Dill in the film To Kill A Mockingbird (with Brock Peters, William Windom, Frank Overton, Paul Fix, and Richard Hale). He was the half-brother of singer and actress Connie Stevens. He played a little boy in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "Miri". As an adult, his roles became sporadic, but he did play the young Hyman Roth in a brief, deleted scene in The Godfather, Part II. He later turned to stage directing. He died in 1995 of complications due to AIDS.