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John Wayne: 7 amazing facts you should know about him

Do you remember John Wayne? A man of outstanding personality, one of the most famous screen cowboys of all time or just the Duke, he still remains one of the USA's favorite actors. Here are some little-known facts about John Wayne.



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270 Comments
Carolyn Mclay
The Quiet Man was one of my favourites.
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Oct 31, 2017 2:56AM
Barbara Bruce Nurick
Liked John Wayne no matter what!
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Oct 31, 2017 7:57PM
Mary Walker
Always loved John Wayne great actor .xxx
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Oct 31, 2017 6:10PM
mouthy
Love watching John Wayne movies. My favorites are The Quiet Man and McLintock. Maureen O' Hara and him were great together.
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Nov 21, 2019 10:23AM
Caroline Weis
Derrick Brain, only one was not the best and that was The Conqueror, where he portrayed Genghis Khan.
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Nov 18, 2022 3:47PM
Betty Perfetti
I loved all movies John Wayne was in.
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Oct 13, 2022 4:53PM
Betty Perfetti
John Wayne is one of my favorite actors! Love all his movies!
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Oct 13, 2022 4:40PM
lhreese
I and my Dad knew John Wayne very well and the two women he also married. Since my Dad was in charge of movies and writing daily news paper and Hollywood reports John had him come to his home and then the airport was named after him too.
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Sep 17, 2022 10:32PM
Dianne Gillett
Yes the quite man was a great movie, also a favourite! 💋💋💋
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Jul 11, 2022 9:17PM
Dianne Gillett
My absolute favourite Actor! 💜💜
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Jul 11, 2022 9:16PM
John Holden
The searchers ,best western ever made
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Jul 7, 2022 6:21PM
Roger Maynard
An actor that you couldn't get sick of any of his movies the way he walked with that swagger and the saying "That'll Be the Day" also in his movies they all weren't action a lot had comical touch like McLintock Rooster Cogburn,Hatari,North To Alaska, that one is one of favourites
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Jun 2, 2022 12:51AM
konrad
He was working as a propertuy man in a pirate's movie filmed near Santa Catalina island,. when the leading lady fell overboard. While all the xcast watches in awe, he dived and brought her up to be rescued. Director Raouls Walsh said that the movies needed REAL heroes, like him and not pansies. He made "Stagecoach" but then filmed lots of two-reelers before becoming a real movie star.
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Apr 6, 2022 12:22AM
farlowwoman
mouthy, those are my two favorites as well!
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Mar 17, 2022 10:42PM
tsnchz
He got that bracelet, he wore frequently, from the people of Vietnam while filming or shortly after filming the "Green Berets". It was a gift to him & he valved it highly. He can be seen wearing it in many of his films.
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Feb 24, 2022 5:38PM
Derrick Brain
He was a great actor ,he was a patriot who loved his country I don’t think he ever made a bad movie
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Feb 21, 2022 3:31AM
David Mccann
He was born in Winterset Iowa.
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Feb 15, 2022 10:24PM
Ian Kaye
This brilliant Actor was always my favourite I will never understand why the Alamo although wasn’t the complete true story which he produced directed and starred in was not a box office hit must have seen the film lots and lots of times nether the less the man is a legend R I P
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Jan 21, 2022 6:31AM
Cobina St Martin
Shaun O'Donoghue, It's true--My Dad was in the Marines and he said they had them drive threw after the bomb went off (not sure how long after} and they were behind hills of sand, with their backs turned and capes thrown over their heads--and went it went off he could see the bones in his hand. You tell me that didn't contribute to a lot of health problems. Mistakes were made and they didn't know enough and sent these men into something that changed their lives forever. My Dad had problems and contributed to an early death. Guinea pigs is what I called it.
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Jan 12, 2022 3:33PM

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