John Wayne Biography (1907-1979)

Original name, Marion Michael Morrison; born May 26, 1907, in Winterset, IA;died of cancer, June 11, 1979, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Clyde (a pharmacist) and Mary Morrison; married Josephine Saenz, 1933 (divorced, 1945); marriedEsperanza Bauer, 1946 (divorced, 1954), married Pilar Palette, 1954; children: (second marriage) Michael (a producer), Patrick (an actor), Toni, Melinda;(third marriage) Aissia, John Ethan (an actor), Marisa.

Birth Details
May 26, 1907
Winterset, Iowa, United States
Death Details
June 11, 1979
Los Angeles, California, United States

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