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John Wayne FAQ
Written by Diana Saenger   

john_wayne_-_true_grit_200.jpgHere are some interesting comments, highlights, questions and answers about John Wayne or his career. See how many you can answer.

FAQ 1:  How Many Feature Films Did John Wayne Make?  

FAQ 2:  How Many Feature Films Did He Direct?    

FAQ 3:      What Were Some of the TV Shows John Wayne Appeared On?  

FAQ 4: How Many Times Was Wayne Married?  

FAQ 5: How Many Children Did Wayne Have?  

FAQ 6:  What Awards Did He Win?  

FAQ 7:  What's An Interesting Piece of Wayne Trivia?  


Answer 1: 171 - His first film was Brown of Harvard (1924) (uncredited). His last feature film was The Shootist in 1976.

Answer 2: 5 - Big Jake (1971) (uncredited), The Green Berets (1968), The Comancheros (1961) (uncredited), The Alamo (1960), and Blood Alley (1955) (uncredited).

Answer 3: Alcoa Premiere- Flashing Spikes (1962) and Screen Directors Playhouse- Rookie of the Year (1955).

Answer 4: Three Times: Pilar Wayne - November 1954 to June 1979 (his death); Esperanza Baur - January 1946 to November 1954; Josephine Alicia Saenz - June 1933 to December 1945.

Answer 5: Seven

Answer 6: 1 Oscar (True Grit, 1969), 2 Golden Apples, 1 Golden Boot, 3 Golden Globes, 5 Laurel Awards, 4 People's Choice Awards, 1 Photoplay and 4 Western Heritage Awards.

See John Wayne's Individual Awards on IMBD

Answer 7: His favorite drink was Sauza Commemorativo Tequila.




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