John Wayne, Best Actor 1969: MovieMonday.com

TRUE GRIT

(Western - G)

John Wayne received his Oscar for playing the hard-drinking, crusty, one-eyed marshall (Rooster Cogburn) who joins forces with a girl and a Texas ranger in 1880.


ABOUT JOHN WAYNE (1907 - 79)

American leading man who became one of the most successful Hollywood stars.

His real name was Marion Michael Morrison.

In 1960 John Wayne produced and directed THE ALAMO.

In 1975 John Wayne appeared in TRUE GRIT's sequel: ROOSTER COGBURN.

His other nomination was for: SANDS OF IWO JIMA (49).

More about Wayne.

John Wayne's other credits include:

THE BIG TRAIL
THREE GIRLS LOST
TWO FISTED LAW
LADY AND GENT
HIS PRIVATE SECRETARY
SOMEWHERE IN SONORA
COLLEGE COACH
BLUE STEEL
LUCKY TEXAN
NEW FRONTIER
THE OREGON TRAIL
COVER THE WAR
RED RIVER RANGE
STAGECOACH
WYOMING OUTLAW
ALLEGHENY UPRISING
DARK COMMAND
THE LONG VOYAGE HOME
SEVEN SINNERS
REAP THE WILD WIN
THE SPOILERS
IN OLD OKLAHOMA
BACK TO BATAAN
DAKOTA
TYCOON
FORT APACHE
RED RIVER
SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON
RIO GRANDE
OPERATION PACIFIC
FLYING LEATHERNECKS
THE QUIET MAN
HONDO
THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY
THE SEA CHASE
BLOOD ALLEY
THE SEARCHERS
RIO BRAVO
NORTH TO ALASKA
THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
HATARI
THE LONGEST DAY
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
IN HARM'S WAY
EL DORADO
THE WAR WAGON
RIO LOBO
CHISUM
THE COWBOYS
CAHILL
BRANNIGAN
MCQ
THE SHOOTIST  

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