John Wayne

Actor Craig T Nelson: John Wayne Is Best Athlete-Turned-Actor

Monday on “The Rich Eisen Show,” actor Craig T. Nelson shared who he thought is the best athlete-turned-actor, with the voice from “The Incredibles” naming John Wayne. Wayne played football at the University of Southern California before a broken collarbone ended

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Texas Will Make May 26 ‘John Wayne Day’

“Texas was always an important place to our father,” said Ethan Wayne, the son of the movie icon. “He starred, directed and produced one of his most distinguishing films, The Alamo, and told stories of how he felt it could have been his second home. The culture of the state and the strong pride of this American community reflects the spirit of John Wayne himself.”

**FILE**In this photo released by Warner Bros., actor John Wayne plays Ethan Edwards in the 1956 film "The Searchers." The film is among the American Film Institute's best western movies.