Friday Friends: John Wayne - Wild Cowboy at Heart
CowboySpirit.TV- This week's edition of Friday Friends features an article from Biography.com, "John Wayne: Wild Cowboy at Heart" written by Scott Cooperstein.
For us at Bio.com, May has been a celebration of American West legends—both historical and cinematic. And when it comes to the Hollywood cowboy, Marion Mitchell Morrison—more commonly known as John Wayne—is one of the most widely recognized, due to his successful and lengthy film career. Over the course of five decades, Wayne starred in 142 films and appeared in more than 175 total, making him a household name in the United States. He was admired for his tough guy persona and personified the Old West for many Americans. Many people know John Wayne for his work in film—as an actor, producer, and director—but there was a lot more to the man than just his career. In honor of Wayne, who would've turned 105 on May 26, here are just a few of the often forgotten stories about him.
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