I couldn't continue reading without logging in (which I'm unable to do). I wondered if they mentioned that he was a misogynistic racist.John Wayne: 10 surprising facts
Oscar-winning actor John Wayne was deeply superstitious, cheated at chess and warned Michael Caine never to wear suede shoes
John Wayne, who died on June 11 1979 aged 72, made 162 feature films, was one of the 20th-century's biggest Hollywood stars. Here are 10 things we learned about the Oscar-winning actor from an impressive biography by Scott Eyman.
170? Not on the planet earth. He was around 6'4" but more like 260lbs. 170lbs for 6'4" would be rather skeletal.He looks about right to me. His bio says he was 6'4" and 170lbs but he looked like he weighed a little more than that when I watched him (he died in '79). He sure was tall.