(1/1/73) Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade, Pasadena, CA.
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2 Interviews |
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7 Pictorials |
12 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Morris | Duke Morrison | Marion Michael Morrison | Marion Morrison
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There's been a lot of stories about how I got to be called Duke. One was that I played the part of a duke in a school play--which I never did. Sometimes, they even said I was descended from royalty! It was all a lot of rubbish. Hell, the truth is that I was named after a dog!
The fact that all three of his wives were Latin-American surprised Hollywood; this was the only "non-American" aspect of his life. "I have never been conscious of going for any particular type," Wayne said in response to a challenge from the press, "it's just a happenstance".
Slow talk and distinctive gravelly voice