THE JOHN WAYNE STORY

Some of his greatest roles were the ones he played off the silver screen. From small-town Iowa to Hollywood stardom, Duke’s life story is one for the books.

THE JOHN WAYNE STORY

Some of his greatest roles were the ones he played off the silver screen. From small-town Iowa to Hollywood stardom, Duke’s life story is one for the books.

“I have tried to live my life so that my family would love me and my friends respect me. The others can do whatever the hell they please.”

– JOHN WAYNE

American Patriot

John Wayne showed the kind of personal integrity necessary to publicly stand for the values of freedom, individuality, and courage that he cherished.

Cowboy Legend

Bringing nobility, humor and a rugged, no-holds-barred magnetism to every cowboy-hatted hero and anti-hero, Duke personified the spirit, strength and struggle of the American West.

Cowboy Legend

Bringing nobility, humor and a rugged, no-holds-barred magnetism to every cowboy-hatted hero and anti-hero, Duke personified the spirit, strength and struggle of the American West.

Cultural Icon

Decades after his death, Wayne is force across the cultural spectrum, inspiring a current range of art and craft; song lyrics, literature, and cinema; fine spirits and more.