Definition of Wayne, John in US English:

Wayne, John

proper noun

  • (1907–79), US actor; born Marion Michael Morrison ; known as the Duke. Associated with movie director John Ford from 1930, Wayne became a Hollywood star with Stagecoach (1939) and appeared in classic westerns such as Red River (1948), The Searchers (1956), and True Grit (1969).

Pronunciation

Wayne, John

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