(1970s) Regional TV commercial: Great Western Savings Bank.
11 Biographical Movies |
46 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
34 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
12 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Morris | Duke Morrison | Marion Michael Morrison | Marion Morrison
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
[on The Fighting Kentuckian
(1949)] Yates [Republic Pictures studio chief Herbert J. Yates
] made me use Vera Hruba [Republic star Vera Ralston
, who was also Yates' mistress] . . . I've always been mad at Yates about this, because we lost the chance to have one damn fine movie.
According to the families of John Wayne, legendary directory John Ford
, and Harry Carey Jr.
, Wayne's iconic "rolling walk" was developed during the filming of the classic Stagecoach
(1939) by Duke and character actor Paul Fix
, Carey's father-in-law (who wasn't in the film). This walk helped set Wayne apart from everyone else, and gave him more of an "edge" over other male actors of the day.
Slow talk and distinctive gravelly voice