John Wayne was one of the genuine icons of 20th-century American film. Famed as a star of westerns, especially the westerns of director John Ford, "The Duke" also played cops and soldiers with regularity. No matter what the role, John Wayne near...
Name at Birth:
Marion Michael Morrison
May 26, 1907 (age
June 11, 1979
Marion Mitchell Morrison known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed
Duke, was an American actor, director, and producer. An Academy Award-winner
for True Grit (1969), Wayne was among the top b...
MARION MORRISON WAS BORN IN IOWA IN 1907, came West with his family in
1914, and pretty soon was being called “Duke” by everyone who knew him, ...
Jul 8, 2014 ... Actor John Wayne was one of the most popular film actors of the 20th century,
and was a staple of John Ford's films. Learn more at ...
John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown)
and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and
Jun 12, 2015 ... John Wayne, who died on June 11 1979 aged 72, made 162 feature films ...
Oscar-winning actor from an impressive biography by Scott Eyman.
Jul 27, 2016 ... Marion Robert Morrison (later known as “Duke” and “John Wayne”) was born to
Clyde and Mary Morrison on May 26, 1907, in Winterset, Iowa.
On this day in History, John Wayne is born on May 26, 1907. Learn more about
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"The Duke". John Wayne was born Marion Mitchell Morrison, of Scotch-Irish
descent, to Clyde and Mary Morrison on May 26, 1907, in Winterset, Iowa. He