Famous as :Actor
Birth Name :Marion Michael Morrison
Birth Date :May 26, 1907
Birth Place :Winterset, Iowa, USA
Spouse :Josephine Alicia Saenz (24-Jun-33 - 25-Dec-45), Esperanza Baur (17-Jan-46 - 1-Nov-54) Pilar Wayne (1-Nov-54 - 11-Jun-79)
Claim to fame :As Sgt. John M. Stryker in "Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)
John Wayne's inheritors have lost a legal brawl against Duke University over the use of "Duke" nickname. On Tuesday, September 30, a federal judge in California dismissed the lawsuit filed by John Wayne Enterprises on jurisdictional grounds....
Family of John Wayne, a legendary actor who is known as "The Duke" in Hollywood film industry, sued Duke University over rights to the use of John's nickname for alcohol brand. A lawsuit to the university was filed by John Wayne Enterprises in Orange County federal court on July 3....
The children of legendary actor John Wayne are involved in a stand-off over the late film cowboy's fortune. Two of the star's kids, Aissa and Ethan, from Wayne's third marriage to Pilar Pallete, have become embroiled in a legal duel over their share of the actor's estate....