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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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254 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
cdeyokincarte
I once had a magazine clipping of Mr. Wayne, without his hairpiece, signingng autographs for soldiers in Viet Nam. I loved The Duke since the first movie I ever saw him in, Three Godfathers, when I was just a kid. I'm now 77 and watch his movies every time I get the chance. I have so many favorites: Red River, Rio Bravo, The Quiet Man, The Searchers, Rio Grande, She Wore A Yellow Ribbon,Fort Apache, so many....Just so many!!
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Jul 8, 2021 1:56AM
Goldengirl
My favorite was the shootest and the cowboys
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Apr 4, 2021 9:24PM
jojohn48@icloud.com
Thanks for that interesting “facts” List” On John Wayne. Yes I knew all the facts you brought up except that he was bald. Had NO idea he was bald. Tjainks for the post
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Dec 10, 2020 7:47AM
sweeney julia
Great actor for sure
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Aug 17, 2020 11:50AM
catsmeow
I enjoy hearing about him. Thank you! Him and Clint Eastwood are the true cowboys
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Mar 23, 2020 2:19PM
Alexander King
The quiet man and the searchers is 2 films he should have got Oscar's for never made a bad film first film I saw him in was flying leather necks with my dad and twin brother loved his films ever since
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Jan 7, 2020 6:56PM
birthdayboy
He is one of a dying bread
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Dec 13, 2019 5:05PM
birthdayboy
Nobody, but Nobody else could represent the image of The Cowboy any better than John Wayne, The characters he played were the never back down type. They always stood their ground.
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Dec 13, 2019 5:01PM
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
jayslady
The Duke was the King of the western Movies!
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Oct 29, 2019 5:03PM
bob gibbs
Ground zero had nothing to do with radiation planes flew into the building
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Aug 30, 2019 2:07PM
tsnchz
He was & still is one of my favorite actors, if not my #1 favorite actor today. He was discovered by John Ford & they became fast friends, making several movie together.
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Aug 18, 2019 8:24PM
Lynne Zeman
A far more complex man than it seemed. Chess, bookish and President of the Latin Club? Who'd guess. Bald was a surprise too. Good wig for those days.
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Jul 7, 2019 7:04PM
debrareynolds rd
John Wayne was a mans man the way he looked or how he kiss the ladies. My favorite movies were The Quite Man with Maureen O'Hara. They played go together.
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Jun 21, 2019 5:10PM
michelemckinzie
John Wayne, his boyhood home and museum is in Winterset , Iowa. Can go there and watch his old movies all day long, look at some neat old cars he drove & othe items. . Yearly there is a celebration and often his daughters are there. Winterset is in Madison County where the Bridges of Madison County movie was made. I sat at the counter at a restaurant where Clint Eastwood sat.
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Jun 10, 2019 5:01PM

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