Knowledge Identifier: +John_Wayne
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1907.
Countries: United States (79%), (5%), California (2%)
Linked to: Glendale High School, University of Southern California, Playboy, American Film Institute
Margaret Mann - She starred in a number of major films such as "Black Beauty" in 1921 and played the lead role in the 1928 film "Four Sons" one of John Wayne's first films
Wheeler Oakman - In 1932 he appeared alongside John Wayne in the film "Texas Cyclone"
Yakima Canutt - While at Mascot, Canutt met John Wayne while doubling for him in a motorcycle stunt for "The Shadow of the Eagle" in 1932
James Oliver Curwood - John Wayne starred in the 1934 production of "The Trail Beyond", based on Curwood's novel, "The Wolf Hunters"
Barbara Sheldon - Her best known role was when she starred opposite John Wayne in the 1934 film "The Lucky Texan"
Raoul Walsh - An undistinguished period followed with Paramount Pictures from 1935 to 1939, but Walsh's career rose to new heights soon after moving to Warner Brothers, with "The Roaring Twenties" featuring James Cagney and Humphrey_Bogart; "Dark Command" with John Wayne and Roy Rogers; "They Drive By Night" with George Raft, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino, and Bogart; "High Sierra" with Lupino and Bogart again; "They Died with Their Boots On" with Errol Flynn as Custer; "The Strawberry Blonde" with James Cagney and Olivia_de_Havilland; [G
Marion Burns - She is best known for having starred opposite John Wayne in the 1935 film "The Dawn Rider" and opposite him again that same year in "Paradise Canyon"
Lucile Browne - She starred opposite John Wayne in the 1935 films "Texas Terror" and "Rainbow Valley"
Sheila Bromley - She starred opposite John Wayne in the 1935 films "Westward Ho" & "Lawless Range" and the 1937 film "Idol of the Crowds"
Cliff Lyons (actor) - In 1936 he worked with John Wayne for the first time and began a personal and business relationship that would remain strong for three decades
Gwen Gaze - Her best known role may have been opposite John Wayne in the 1937 film "I Cover the War"
Diana Gibson - She starred opposite John Wayne in the 1937 film "Adventure's End", which would be her best known role
Ward Bond - Among his other well-known films were "Bringing Up Baby" , "Gone with the Wind" , "The Maltese Falcon" , "Sergeant York" , "They Were Expendable" , "Joan of Arc" , in which he was atypically cast as Captain La Hire, "Rio Bravo" , and Raoul Walsh's 1930 widescreen wagon train epic "The Big Trail", which featured John Wayne's first leading role
Billy Gilbert - He was featured prominently in the 1940 John Wayne, Marlene_Dietrich film "Seven Sinners"
Victor Kilian - Frequently cast as a villain, while staging a fight scene with John Wayne for a 1942 film, Kilian suffered a serious injury that resulted in the loss of one eye
Coleen Gray - After initially playing a bit part in "State Fair" , she became pregnant and briefly stopped working, only to return a year later as the love interest of the character played by John Wayne in "Red River" , which was shot in 1946 but held for release until 1948, by which time she had already graduated to leading roles in films noir such as "Kiss of Death" opposite Victor Mature and "Nightmare Alley" opposite Tyrone Power
James Edward Grant - He collaborated with John Wayne on twelve projects, starting with "Angel and the Badman" in 1947 through "Circus World" in 1964
Eduard Franz - He was a leading Broadway actor for nearly 20 years, in such plays as "First Stop to Heaven" and "Embezzled Heaven", before making his film debut opposite John Wayne in "Wake of the Red Witch" in 1948
In 1949, director Robert Rossen offered the starring role of All the King's Men to Wayne.
Julie Bishop (actress) - In 1949, Bishop played a down-on-her-luck wife and mother in the "Sands of Iwo Jima", opposite John Wayne
John Wayne desperately wanted the role of "Jimmy Ringo" in the 1950 film The Gunfighter, directed by Henry King, but the role went to Gregory Peck instead.
Martin Milner - It was the first of several war films in which he would have both minor and major roles in the 1950s, including another John Wayne picture called "Operation Pacific" in 1951
Phil Harris - Additionally, he appeared in "Thunder Across the Pacific" , alongside Forrest Tucker and Walter Brennan, during the same year, he made a cameo appearance in the Warner Bros. musical, Starlift", with Janice Rule and Dick Wesson, and was featured in "The High and the Mighty" with John Wayne in 1954
Louis L'Amour - This was published as "Hondo" in 1953 and released on the same day the film opened with a blurb from John Wayne stating that "Hondo was the finest Western Wayne had ever read"
Brett Halsey - In 1954 Halsey married Renate Hoy, an actress who had won the "Miss Germany" contest that year, and who appeared in such films as "The Sea Chase" with John Wayne
John Ford - Ford made his first forays into television in 1955, directing two half-hour dramas for network TV. In the summer of 1955 he made Rookie of the Year (Hal Roach Studios) for the TV series Studio Directors Playhouse; scripted by Frank S. Nugent, it featured Ford regulars John and Pat Wayne, Vera Miles and Ward Bond, with Ford himself appearing in the introduction.
Frank McGrath - Even at the age of fifty-three, the durable McGrath did three separate horse fall and drag scenes for the 1956 John Wayne picture "The Searchers" not long after McGrath had barely recovered from having broken his back
John Russell (actor) - Russell appeared in other motion pictures for Warner Brothers, notably as the villain in "Yellowstone Kelly" with other Warner Brothers Television contract stars as well as the Howard Hawks 1959 western, "Rio Bravo", which starred John Wayne, Dean_Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Walter Brennan
Aldo Ray - His best known work of the 1960s, however, was his portrayal of Sergeant Muldoon, alongside John Wayne, in "The Green Berets"
Laurence Harvey - In 1960 he starred in "BUtterfield 8" and John Wayne's epic "The Alamo", released within a month of each other
Henry Hathaway - In the 1960s, Hathaway directed John Wayne in several notable films, including "Circus World"
John Ford - Also in 1962, Ford directed his fourth and last TV production, Flashing Spikes, a baseball story made for the Alcoa Premiere series and starring James Stewart, Jack Warden, Patrick Wayne and Tige Andrews, with Harry Carey, Jr. and a lengthy surprise appearance by John Wayne, billed in the credits as "Michael Morris.
Russ Tamblyn - He appeared in two 1962 MGM-Cinerama movies, "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm" with a cast that included Laurence Harvey, Karlheinz Boehm, Barbara Eden, Jim Backus, and Buddy Hackett, and "How the West Was Won" with a cast that included Henry Fonda, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart and John Wayne
Christopher George - George first rose to prominence in 1966 playing a supporting role in the Howard Hawks-directed western film "El Dorado", starring John Wayne
Jim Hutton - Also in 1968, Hutton appeared with John Wayne in "Hellfighters", playing the role of Greg Parker
Robin Moore - The song was featured in the 1968 film "The Green Berets" based on Moore's book which starred John Wayne
Barry Sadler - " The book became a 1968 movie, "The Green Berets," starring John Wayne, with "The Ballad of the Green Berets" arranged in a choral version by Ken Darby as the title song of the film
Charles Portis - John Wayne won an Academy *award and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit", one of the top box office hits of 1969
Jan-Michael Vincent - He performed in several movies in that period, such as the 1969 Twentieth Century Fox movie "The Undefeated" starring John Wayne, Rock_Hudson and Mexican actor Antonio Aguilar
Hal B. Wallis - He produced "True Grit", for which John Wayne won the Academy *award for Best Actor of 1969, and its sequel
John Pickard (American actor) - In 1969, he appeared as Frank Ross in another John Wayne film, "True Grit"
William Conrad - Conrad intoned a rhyming narration heard over the credits of 1970 John Wayne film Western "Chisum"
Ross Martin - In 1970, Martin portrayed Alexander Hamilton in the NBC television special "Swing Out, Sweet Land", hosted by John Wayne
John Ford - Marine, General Lewis B. Puller, with narration by John Wayne, which was made in 1970 but not released until 1976, three years after Ford's death.
Colleen Dewhurst - In 1972 she played a madam, Mrs. Kate Collingwood, in "The Cowboys" , which starred John Wayne
Ann-Margret - In 1973 she starred with John Wayne in "The Train Robbers"
Jim Davis (actor) - In 1974, he starred as Marshal Bill Winter in a short-lived ABC western series "The Cowboys", based on a 1972 John Wayne film of the same name
His status grew so large and legendary that when Japanese Emperor Hirohito visited the United States in 1975, he asked to meet John Wayne, the symbolic representation of his country's former enemy.
Ron Howard - In 1976, Howard played Gillom Rogers in the movie "The Shootist", with John Wayne
Paul Fericano - In 1978, one of his poems, "The Three Stooges at a Hollywood Party", from his book, "Loading the Revolver with Real Bullets," provoked outrage in some Republican members of the California State legislature who claimed the poem libeled actor John Wayne
On September 30, 2014 federal judge David Carter dismissed the suit against Duke University, saying the jurisdiction was incorrect
In March 2019, the "Playboy" interview resurfaced, which resulted in calls for John Wayne Airport to be renamed