John wayne, who died on june 11 1979 aged 72, made 162 feature films oscar-winning actor from an impressive biography by scott eyman. John h lenihan wayne, john (26 may 1907-11 june 1979), actor, was born marion robert morrison (four years later changed to marion mitchell morrison) in . Book review: 'john wayne: the life and legend,' by scott eyman the other, john wayne, was a constructed persona, an actor and film star. Buy john wayne: the life and legend unabridged by scott eyman, john mclain like many stars, he altered his life story, claiming to have become an actor.
John wayne was born marion robert morrison in iowa, to mary alberta (brown) and clyde great-uncle of boxer/actor tommy morrison, aka the duke. 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, after some . Born: may 26, 1907 winterset, iowa died: june 11, 1979 los angeles, california american actor american actor john wayne played characters that typically.
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