Wrote the foreword to Chuck Roberson
's autobiography "Fall Guy" (Roberson was Wayne's stunt double for 30 years).
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45 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
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7 Pictorials |
12 Magazine Cover Photos |
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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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What the hell, in my racket I've fallen off a lot of horses. I even fell off on purpose in True Grit
(1969). But that fall in The Undefeated
(1969) was irritating because I tore some ligaments in my shoulder. I don't have good use of one arm anymore, and it makes me look like an idiot when I'm getting on a horse.
According to Michael Munn's "John Wayne: The Man Behind the Myth", in 1959, Wayne was personally told by Nikita Khrushchev
, when the Soviet Premier was visiting the United States on a goodwill tour, that Joseph Stalin
and China's Zedong Mao
had each ordered Wayne to be killed. Both dictators had considered Wayne to be a leading icon of American democracy, and thus a symbol of resistance to ...
Distinctive cat-like walk