Intermission (PSA): Will Rogers Foundation.
11 Biographical Movies |
46 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
34 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
13 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Morris | Duke Morrison | Marion Michael Morrison | Marion Morrison
6' 4½" (1.94 m)
Did You Know?
[upon accepting his Oscar for True Grit
(1969)] If I'd known this was all it would take, I'd have put that eyepatch on 40 years ago.
After leaving the stage, during 1979's Academy Awards ceremony, he was greeted by his old pal Sammy Davis Jr.
, who gave him a big bear hug. Davis later told a friend he regretted hugging Wayne so hard in his fragile condition, but he was told that "Duke Wouldn't have missed that hug for anything" (the idea of the 125-pound Davis worrying about hugging him "too hard" was a sad commentary on ...
His movies frequently reflected his conservative values