John Wayne

(Marion Michael Morrison)
actor
Born: 5/26/1907
Birthplace: Winterset, lowa

Academy Award -winning film actor whose tough screen persona was the archetypal hero of the western. Wayne was at his best in the “cavalry trilogy” of westerns directed by John Ford. His films include Stagecoach (1939), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), and True Grit (1969).

Died: 6/11/1979

Keenan Ivory WayansWCarl Weathers

More on John Wayne from Fact Monster:

  • John Wayne - Wayne, John Wayne, John, 1907–79, American movie actor, b. Winterset, Iowa, as Marion Michael ...
  • John Wayne - Biography of John Wayne, Western movie icon and star of True Grit
  • James Arness - James Arness (James Aurness) actor Born: 5/26/1923 Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota Arness became ...
  • Geraldine Page - Geraldine Page actress Born: 11/22/1924 Birthplace: Kirksville, Missouri Page turned in many ...
  • Joanne Dru - Joanne Dru (Joanne LaCock) actress Born: 1/27/1923 Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia Actress who ...