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About John Wayne
The Western Icon
John Wayne was an American actor popularly known in the industry for his numerous Western films. He first achieved mainstream recognition in the 1939 Western film Stagecoach. Wayne’s breakthrough performance in the said film gave way to more Western films such as Red River (1948), The Searchers (1956), and Rio Bravo (1959).
Throughout his career, Wayne was nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Actor for his roles in the films Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), The Alamo (1960), and True Grit (1969). He won his only Oscar, along with a Golden Globe Award, for his performance as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn in True Grit.
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Famous quotes by John Wayne
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.John Wayne
I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.John Wayne
Life is hard it's harder if you're stupid.John Wayne
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.John Wayne
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.John Wayne
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.John Wayne
John Wayne's Popularity
John Wayne was a famous American actor, who was born on May 26, 1907. As a person born on this date, John Wayne is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (May 26) and the 1st most popular for the year (1907).
People born on May 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. John Wayne is the 114th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to John Wayne's birthday, John Wayne is the 886th most famous American.
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