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John Wayne

John WayneAKA Marion Michael Morrison

Born: 26-May-1907
Birthplace: Winterset, IA
Died: 11-Jun-1979
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach
Remains: Buried, Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Duke


[1] UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Wife: Josephine Alicia Saenz (m. 24-Jun-1933, div. 25-Dec-1945, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Michael Wayne (film producer, b. 23-Nov-1934, d. 2-Apr-2003)
Son:
Patrick Wayne (actor, b. 15-Jul-1939)
Daughter: Toni Wayne (b. 25-Feb-1936, d. 6-Dec-2000)
Daughter: Melinda Wayne (b. 3-Dec-1940)
Wife: Esperanza Baur (m. 17-Jan-1946, div. 1-Nov-1954)
Wife: Pilar Wayne (m. 1-Nov-1954, until his death, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Aissa Wayne (b. 31-Mar-1956)
Son: John Ethan Wayne (actor, b. 22-Feb-1962)
Daughter: Marisa Wayne

    High School: Glendale Union High School, Glendale, CA
    University: University of Southern California (1925-7)

    Christian Anti-Communist Crusade
    Ducks Unlimited
    Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals President (1948-52)
    Sigma Chi Fraternity
    Shriners
    Order of DeMolay Legion of Honor, 1970
    Oscar for Best Actor 1970 for True Grit
    Golden Globe 1970 for True Grit
    Congressional Gold Medal
    National Cowboy Hall of Fame
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1973
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1541 Vine St.
    Draft Deferment: World War II 3A
    Draft Deferment: World War II 2A (1944)
    Converted to Catholicism Roman
    Lung Removal (Sep-1964)
    Open Heart Surgery 1978
    Cholecystectomy
    Endorsement of Anheuser-Busch Budweiser
    Endorsement of Coors posthumous commercial appearance (1996)
    Endorsement of R. J. Reynolds Camel cigarettes
    Visited Disneyland Candlelight Procession (Dec-1971)
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Lung Cancer

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Green Berets (17-Jun-1968)
    The Alamo (24-Oct-1960)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Shootist (11-Aug-1976)
    Rooster Cogburn (17-Oct-1975) · Rooster Cogburn
    Brannigan (26-Mar-1975) · Lt. Brannigan
    McQ (6-Feb-1974)
    Cahill U.S. Marshal (11-Jul-1973)
    The Train Robbers (7-Feb-1973) · Lane
    The Cowboys (13-Jan-1972)
    Big Jake (26-May-1971) · Jacob McCandles
    Rio Lobo (17-Dec-1970) · Col. Cord McNally
    Chisum (23-Jul-1970) · John Chisum
    The Undefeated (7-Nov-1969) · Col. John Henry Thomas
    True Grit (11-Jun-1969) · Rooster Cogburn
    Hellfighters (27-Nov-1968)
    The Green Berets (17-Jun-1968) · Col. Mike Kirby
    The War Wagon (27-May-1967) · Taw Jackson
    El Dorado (17-Dec-1966) · Cole Thornton
    Cast a Giant Shadow (30-Mar-1966)
    The Sons of Katie Elder (1-Jul-1965)
    In Harm's Way (6-Apr-1965) · Rock
    The Greatest Story Ever Told (15-Feb-1965) · Roman Guard
    Circus World (25-Jun-1964)
    Donovan's Reef (12-Jun-1963)
    McLintock! (23-Feb-1963) · George Washington McLintock
    How the West Was Won (1-Nov-1962) · William T. Sherman
    The Longest Day (Sep-1962) · Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort
    Hatari! (24-May-1962) · Sean Mercer
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (22-Apr-1962) · Tom Doniphon
    The Comancheros (30-Oct-1961)
    North to Alaska (7-Nov-1960) · Sam McCord
    The Alamo (24-Oct-1960)
    The Horse Soldiers (12-Jun-1959) · Col. John Marlowe
    Rio Bravo (18-Mar-1959) · John T. Chance
    The Barbarian and the Geisha (30-Sep-1958)
    Legend of the Lost (17-Dec-1957) · Joe January
    Jet Pilot (Oct-1957) · Col. Jim Shannon
    The Wings of Eagles (22-Feb-1957)
    The Searchers (13-Mar-1956) · Ethan Edwards
    The Conqueror (21-Feb-1956)
    Blood Alley (1-Oct-1955) · Wilder
    The Sea Chase (4-Jun-1955) · Capt. Karl Ehrlich
    The High and the Mighty (3-Jul-1954)
    Hondo (27-Nov-1953) · Hondo Lane
    Island in the Sky (5-Sep-1953) · Capt. Dooley
    Trouble Along the Way (4-Apr-1953) · Steve Aloysius Williams
    Big Jim McLain (30-Aug-1952)
    The Quiet Man (21-Jul-1952)
    Flying Leathernecks (28-Aug-1951) · Maj. Dan Kirby
    Operation Pacific (27-Jan-1951) · Duke Gifford
    Rio Grande (15-Nov-1950)
    Sands of Iwo Jima (14-Dec-1949)
    She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (22-Oct-1949) · Capt. Nathan Brittles
    The Fighting Kentuckian (15-Sep-1949) · John Breen
    Wake of the Red Witch (30-Dec-1948) · Capt. Ralls
    3 Godfathers (1-Dec-1948) · Robert Marmaduke Hightower
    Red River (1-Sep-1948) · Thomas Dunson
    Fort Apache (9-Mar-1948) · Capt. Kirby York
    Tycoon (27-Dec-1947)
    Angel and the Badman (15-Feb-1947) · Quirt Evans
    Without Reservations (13-May-1946) · Rusty
    Dakota (25-Dec-1945)
    They Were Expendable (20-Dec-1945) · Lt. (j.g.) Rusty Ryan
    Back to Bataan (31-May-1945) · Col. Joseph Madden
    Flame of Barbary Coast (28-May-1945)
    Tall in the Saddle (29-Sep-1944) · Rocklin
    The Fighting Seabees (10-Mar-1944)
    In Old Oklahoma (6-Dec-1943)
    A Lady Takes a Chance (19-Aug-1943)
    Reunion in France (25-Dec-1942) · Pat Talbot
    Pittsburgh (11-Dec-1942) · Charles Markham
    Flying Tigers (8-Oct-1942) · Jim Gordon
    In Old California (31-May-1942) · Tom Craig
    The Spoilers (8-May-1942) · Glennister
    Reap the Wild Wind (19-Mar-1942) · Capt. Jack Stuart
    Lady for a Night (5-Jan-1942)
    The Shepherd of the Hills (18-Jul-1941) · Young Matt
    Lady from Louisiana (22-Apr-1941)
    A Man Betrayed (7-Mar-1941)
    Seven Sinners (25-Oct-1940)
    The Long Voyage Home (8-Oct-1940) · Olsen
    Three Faces West (3-Jul-1940)
    Dark Command (4-Apr-1940)
    Allegheny Uprising (10-Nov-1939) · Jim Smith
    New Frontier (10-Aug-1939)
    Wyoming Outlaw (27-Jun-1939)
    Three Texas Steers (12-May-1939)
    Stagecoach (15-Feb-1939) · Ringo Kid
    Red River Range (22-Dec-1938)
    Santa Fe Stampede (18-Nov-1938) · Stony Brooke
    Overland Stage Raiders (20-Sep-1938)
    Pals of the Saddle (28-Aug-1938)
    Born to the West (10-Dec-1937)
    Adventure's End (5-Dec-1937)
    Idol of the Crowds (30-Sep-1937)
    I Cover the War (4-Jul-1937)
    California Straight Ahead (16-Apr-1937)
    Conflict (29-Nov-1936)
    Sea Spoilers (Oct-1936)
    Winds of the Wasteland (15-Jun-1936)
    The Lonely Trail (25-May-1936)
    King of the Pecos (9-Mar-1936)
    The Lawless Nineties (15-Feb-1936)
    Lawless Range (4-Nov-1935)
    The New Frontier (5-Oct-1935) · John Dawson
    Westward Ho (19-Aug-1935)
    Paradise Canyon (20-Jul-1935) · John Wyatt
    The Dawn Rider (20-Jun-1935) · John Mason
    The Desert Trail (22-Apr-1935) · John Scott
    Rainbow Valley (15-Mar-1935)
    Texas Terror (1-Feb-1935) · John Higgins
    'Neath the Arizona Skies (5-Dec-1934) · Chris Morrell
    The Lawless Frontier (22-Nov-1934) · John Tobin
    The Trail Beyond (22-Oct-1934) · Rod Drew
    The Star Packer (30-Jul-1934) · John Travers
    Randy Rides Alone (5-Jun-1934) · Randy Bowers
    The Man from Utah (15-May-1934) · John Weston
    Blue Steel (10-May-1934) · John Carruthers
    West of the Divide (15-Feb-1934) · Ted Hayden
    The Lucky Texan (22-Jan-1934) · Jerry Mason
    Sagebrush Trail (15-Dec-1933) · John Brant
    Riders of Destiny (10-Oct-1933) · Singin' Sandy Saunders
    The Man from Monterey (15-Jul-1933) · Captain John Holmes
    Baby Face (1-Jul-1933) · Jimmy McCoy
    His Private Secretary (10-Jun-1933) · Dick Wallace
    The Life of Jimmy Dolan (3-Jun-1933) · Smith
    Somewhere in Sonora (27-May-1933)
    The Three Musketeers (7-Apr-1933) · Tom Wayne
    The Telegraph Trail (18-Mar-1933) · John Trent
    Haunted Gold (17-Dec-1932)
    The Big Stampede (8-Oct-1932) · Deputy Sheriff John Steele
    Ride Him, Cowboy (23-Aug-1932) · John Drury
    The Hurricane Express (1-Aug-1932) · The Air Pilot
    Lady and Gent (11-Jul-1932)
    Two-Fisted Law (8-Jun-1932)
    Texas Cyclone (24-Feb-1932)
    Range Feud (1-Dec-1931)
    Arizona (27-Jun-1931) · Lt. Bob Denton
    Three Girls Lost (19-Apr-1931)
    The Big Trail (24-Oct-1930)

Appears on the cover of:
Life, 7-May-1965, DETAILS: After a Bout with Cancer (photo by John R. Hamilton, Wayne in a cowboy hat against the sky)


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