Pinned Aissa Wayne

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site, you are agreeing to our Cookie Policy.

Why not take a minute to register for your own free account now? Registration is completely free and will enable the use of all site features including the ability to join in or create your own discussions.

There is 1 reply in this Thread. The last Post () by ethanedwards.

  • Aissa Wayne

    Aissa_MBD.jpg AISSA WAYNE

    For continuity, all discussion
    please see:-
    Duke's Daughters- Aissa Wayne

    Date of Birth
    31 March 1956
    Burbank, California, USA

    Thomas A. Gionis (1985 - 1988) (divorced) 1 child
    Earl Lawrence Kuhle II (? - ?) (divorced) 2 children

    Sister of Ethan Wayne and Marisa Wayne

    Daughter of John Wayne and Pilar Wayne

    Half-sister of Michael Wayne, Patrick Wayne, Toni Wayne, and Melinda Wayne

    Aunt of Brendan Wayne

    Niece of Robert E. Morrison

    Now an attorney in Los Angeles.

    Daughter, Anastasia Pilar Gionis (born February 14, 1987),
    with her ex-husband, Thomas A. Gionis.

    Jennifer Wayne

    The Alamo (1960) $250/week

    Duke was not bothered about having a second family
    until on march 31 1956, Aissa Maria was born!
    It made Duke feel young and virile again.

    Pilar Wayne said,
    She was the most spoiled child
    upsetting Duke's older children.

    On January 14, 1958, Aissa had a lucky escape.
    Blackie the family dog alerted Pilar that the house was on fire.
    Pilar made a rush for Aissa's room and found the hall filled with smoke.
    She grabbed the baby from the crib, and carried Aissa to saftey.

    Aissa was to spend much of her childhood,
    both being in some of her farher's movies,
    and on location with Duke, on many more

    Duke was an adoring father showering Aissa with toys and gifts.
    She found growing up in Hollywood royalty,
    made her lonely, and unless out at school,
    she felt the high walled family home, more like a prison.

    Her father tried to instill all his beliefs of
    being the clean all American family,
    which Aissa found difficult to live with,
    surrounded by long haired college friends!
    By the early 1970's, she became more brazen,
    Unknown to the press or my Dad,
    Aissa said,
    I experimented with diet pills, marjuana, and getting arrested
    Aissa, and her firends like most at her age,
    had their moments, off too much drinking.
    at one point, she even allowed a drunken friend
    to drive her Porsche, with the result of wrecking it.
    Duke adored his daughter so much, he hadn't got the heart to ground her,
    instead, told her how much he loved her and forgot about it.

    After divorcing tennis player, Lornie Kuhl,
    Aissa married, orthopedic surgeon, Thomas A Gionis,
    but became embroiled in a bitter custody dispute,
    over their daughter Anastasia,
    when the couple seperated in 1988.
    In October of that year, Aissa and her boyfriend,
    millionaire Roger Luby, were attacked by two gunmen,
    inside the garage of Luby's Newport Beach home.
    Gionis was accused of ordering the attack,
    was arrested, and in 1992, convicted
    and sentenced to five years in prison.
    It was then Aissa became a prosecutor
    and moved to Pacific Palisades.

    Pilar said at the time.
    If he (Duke) had been alive, when Aissa was attacked,
    he would have been out on the streets, with a gun,
    whether, he was right or wrong!

    It was Aissa, who doubted that Duke,
    was in control, when shortly before
    he passed aweay, he became a Catholic.
    She considered him, too heavily drugged
    to make that decision.

    Aissa Wayne is now a successful attorney in Los Angeles.
    and you can click directly to her business web-site, below:-

    Law Offices Of Aissa Wayne
    Written By ethanedwards


    1. McLintock! (1963) .... Alice Warren
    2. Donovan's Reef (1963) (uncredited) .... Native girl
    3. The Comancheros (1961) (uncredited) .... Bessie Marshall
    4. The Alamo (1960) .... Lisa Angelica Dickinson

    Her book
    John Wayne: My Father
    is an interesting read, and highly recommended.

    For continuity, all discussion
    please see:-
    Duke's Daughters- Aissa Wayne
    Best Wishes
    London- England

    The post was edited 42 times, last by ethanedwards ().

  • Re: Family Pals Of The Saddle- Aissa Wayne

    Aissa Wayne had support roles, in 4 of her fathers movies.
    They were sugary parts, with her portrayal
    of Lisa Dickensen, in The Alamo
    being particularly sugary and cute.YUK!
    However, she is now successful, as an Attorney.


    Her book,
    John Wayne: My Father
    is an interesting read, and highly recommended.

    Aissa wrote.
    Like so many men of his generation, my father believed if a man
    was to call himself as a man, he must wear a kind of armour,
    male and destructible, that concealed his fears and deepest feelings from his family.

    Best Wishes
    London- England

    The post was edited 20 times, last by ethanedwards ().