(8/31/46) Radio: Appeared (as "Father Francis Chisholm") in an "Academy Award Theater" broadcast of "Keys to the Kingdom".
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Did You Know?
That's why those fellas were so magnificent playing the same part, because they'd played it forty times. That's why John Wayne
finally became a good actor in True Grit
(1969) - he's got 150 of them behind him. Now he's developed a saltiness and an earthiness and a humor and a subtlety that comes from mining that same vein over and over again.
His character from To Kill a Mockingbird
(1962), Atticus Finch, was voted the greatest screen hero of all time by the American Film Institute in May 2003, only two weeks before his death (beating out Indiana Jones, who was placed second, and James Bond who came third).
Almost always played courageous, nobly heroic good guys who saw injustice and fought it.