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True Grit (11-Jun-1969)

Director: Henry Hathaway

Writer: Marguerite Roberts

From novel: True Grit by Charles Portis

Music: Elmer Bernstein

Producer: Hal B. Wallis

Keywords: Western, Texas

A teenage girl selects U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn to bring the man who killed her father, Tom Chaney, to justice. Cogburn is an unlikely choice: one-eyed, hard-drinking, fat and old; Mattie insists on accompanying him. John Wayne won the Oscar for Best Actor; the film also received a nomination for Best Original Song. Followed by a sequel, Rooster Cogburn (1975). Remade as True Grit (2010).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Glen Campbell
Country Musician
22-Apr-1936 8-Aug-2017 Rhinestone Cowboy
Jeff Corey
10-Aug-1914 16-Aug-2002 Little Big Man
Kim Darby
8-Jul-1947   True Grit
Robert Duvall
5-Jan-1931   Tom Hagen in The Godfather
John Fiedler
3-Feb-1925 25-Jun-2005 Voice of Piglet
Dennis Hopper
17-May-1936 29-May-2010 Apocalypse Now
Strother Martin
26-Mar-1919 1-Aug-1980 Cool Hand Luke
Jeremy Slate
17-Feb-1926 19-Nov-2006 The Mini-Skirt Mob
John Wayne
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke
James Westerfield
22-Mar-1913 20-Sep-1971 On the Waterfront
Donald Woods
2-Dec-1906 5-Mar-1998 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms


John Wayne   ...   Rooster Cogburn
Glen Campbell   ...   La Boeuf
Kim Darby   ...   Mattie Ross
Jeremy Slate   ...   Emmett Quincy
Robert Duvall   ...   Ned Pepper
Dennis Hopper   ...   Moon
Alfred Ryder   ...   Goudy
Strother Martin   ...   Col. G. Stonehill
Jeff Corey   ...   Tom Chaney
Ron Soble   ...   Capt. Boots Finch
James Westerfield   ...   Judge Parker
John Fiedler   ...   Lawyer Daggett
John Doucette   ...   Sheriff
Donald Woods   ...   Barlow
Edith Atwater   ...   Mrs. Floyd
Carlos Rivas   ...   Dirty Bob
Isabel Boniface   ...   Mrs. Bagby
H. W. Gim   ...   Chen Lee
John Pickard   ...   Frank Ross
Elizabeth Harrower   ...   Mrs. Ross
Ken Renard   ...   Yarnell
Jay Ripley   ...   Harold Parmalee
Kenneth Becker   ...   Farrell Parmalee


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