John Wayne

John Wayne

Born Marion Mitchell Morrison on May 26, 1907 but known professionally as John Wayne, was an American actor and filmmaker.

Famous Facts

  • Hollywood's western icon John Wayne played the lead in a massive 142 films and was voted the 4th Greatest Movie Star of All-Time By Premiere Magazine
  • Did you know Wayne made a cameo TV appearance in I Love Lucy (1955) and The Beverly Hillbillities(1967) ?
  • Wayne's childhood Airedale dog named Duke was the inspiration behind his infamous nickname.

In my acting, I have to identify with something in the character. The big tough boy on the side of right - that's me.

John Wayne