John Wayne

Actor John Wayne Full Name: John Wayne


Profession: Actor
Why Famous: An actor who became an American icon famous for his rugged masculinity and his demeanor, including his distinctive calm voice, walk, and height.

Star of the Green Berets, True Grit and many more movies Wayne dominated the box office for three decades.

Born: May 26, 1907
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winterset, Iowa, USA

Died: June 11, 1979 (aged 72)
Cause of Death: Stomach cancer

Married Life

  • 1933-06-24 Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles
  • 1945-12-25 Actor John Wayne (38) divorces Josephine Saenz (37) after 12 years of marriage
  • 1946-01-17 Actor John Wayne (38) weds actress Esperanza Baur in Long Beach, California
  • 1954-11-01 Actor John Wayne (47) divorces actress Esperanza Baur due to drunken violence after 7 years of marriage
  • 1954-11-01 Actor John Wayne (47) weds actress Pilar Pallete in Kona, Hawaii

Historical Events in the Life of John Wayne

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