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Illustrated portrait of actor John Wayne. Wayne (1907 – 1979) was a popular iconic American actor noted for starring in Westerns. From the silent era in the 1920s through Hollywood's Golden Age, he acted in 250 films. For over 30 years, he was one of the nation's leading film stars.
After being cast in the Ringo Kid's role in the Western classic, "Stagecoach" (1939), Wayne became a mainstream star who from then on personified the nation's frontier heritage.
Wayne's other roles in Westerns include "Red River" (1948), "The Searchers" (1956), "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962), and "True Grit" (1969), for which he won an Oscar as Best Actor. Among his other roles, he starred in "The Quiet Man" (1952), "Rio Bravo" (1959), and "The Longest Day" (1962). He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor.
July 26th, 2020
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