|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute
|Born:||26 May 1907||Winterset, Iowa, USA|
|Known As:||Henry, the Ringo Kid||"Stagecoach" (1939)|
|Trivia:||Was 6' 4" tall.|
|Played a leading role in 142 movies.|
|John Wayne's production company, Batjac, was originally to be called|
Batjak, after the ship owned by his character in the film "Reap the
Wild Wind" A secretary's typo while she was drawing up the papers
resulted in it being called Batjac, and Wayne, not wanting to hurt her
feelings, kept her spelling of it.
|(1950) Nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role Oscar|
for "Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949).
|(1961) Nominated for Best Picture Oscar for "The Alamo" (1960).|
|(1970) Won the Best Actor in a Leading Role Oscar|
for: "True Grit" (1969).
|His appearance on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in 1979 showed he had a|
sense of humor by his agreeing to appear in a pink fluffy bunny suit.
|(October 1997) Ranked #16 in Empire (UK) magazine's|
"The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
|Video:||TVGuide.com||John Wayne Videos.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||John Wayne Filmography.|
|John Wayne Link:||Newt's John Wayne Site|
|Departed:||11 June 1979||Los Angeles, California, USA|
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Ron Howard Russell Johnson Sean Connery Sidney Poitier Sophia Loren Telly Savalas Yvonne DeCarlo