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    John Wayne:- A Newbies Reference Guide to Duke

    Born:....................................Marion Robert Morrison
    Date of Birth:.........................May 26th, 1907
    Place of Birth:........................Winterset, Iowa
    Date Of Death:.......................June 11th, 1979.Los Angeles
    Buried:..................................Pacific View Memorial Park, Newport Beach, California
    Father's Name:.......................Clyde L. Morrison
    Mother's Name:......................Mary A. Brown
    Brother's Name:......................Robert E. Morrison
    Descended:...........................Scottish/ English/ Irish
    Color of Eyes:........................Blue
    Color of Hair:......................... Brown
    Height:.................................6' 4"
    Weight.................................212 lbs.(varying)
    Number of Times Married:........ 3
    Names Of Wives:...................Josephine Saenz, Esperanza Bauer, Pilar Palette
    Number of Children:................7
    Names Of Children:.................Michael, Mary Antonia, Patrick, Melinda, Aissa, John Ethan, Marisa
    First Movie Made:...................Careful Please (1926)
    Last Movie Made:...................The Shootist (1976)
    Number of Films Made:............171(approx)
    Most Movies With A Director:... John Ford
    Most Movies With An Actor:.....Yakima Canutt
    Most Movies With An Actress:..Mae Marsh
    His Favorite Films:..................She Wore A Yellow Ribbon, The Quiet Man, The Searchers
    Number of Oscar Nominations:...2- Sands of Iwo Jima, True Grit
    Academy Award:....................Best Actor in True Grit as Rooster Cogburn (1970)
    First Starring Role:..................The Big Trail (1930)
    Years in Top Ten Box Office:....24 (1949 to 1973)With the exception of 1958
    Closest Friends:................... .Ward Bond/ Paul Fix
    Production Company:..............Batjac Productions originally Wayne-Fellows
    Box Office Gross:....................By 1975 had grossed over $700 Million
    Favorite Drinks:......................Bourbon, Scotch, Tequila
    Political Party:...................... Republican
    Last Public Appearance:..........Academy Awards Show (April 9th. 1979 )
    Religion:.............................. Presbyterian, but reported to have been converted to Roman Catholic .........just before his death.
    Nickname:............................Duke
    Last Film Working On:.............Beau James - (Not finished)
    High School Attended:............Glendale High School, Glendale, California
    College Attended:..................USC
    Sport/Position Played:............ Football/Tackle
    Fraternity:............................SigmaChi
    Stand-Ins/Stuntmen:..............Yakima Canutt/ Chuck Roberson
    Favorite Epitaph:..................."Feo, Fuerte y Formal" Spanish proverb meaning:
    ......................................... "He was ugly, strong and had dignity."

    Compiled by ethanedwards
    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

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