John Wayne Trivia Quiz
What was John Wayne's birth name?
A: Marion Robert Morrison.
On what date was John Wayne Born?
A: May 26, 1907.
Where was John Wayne born?
A: Winterset, Iowa, U.S.
On what date did John Wayne die?
A: June 11, 1979.
What was the cause of death for John Wayne?
A: Stomach cancer.
What high school did John Wayne attend?
A: Glendale High School.
John's parents changed his middle name from Robert to
Mitchell when his parents decided to do what?
A: Name their next son Robert.
Who was John Wayne's father?
A: Clyde Leonard Morrison.
Who was John Wayne's mother?
A: Mary "Molly" Alberta Brown.
In what religion was John brought up?
A: As a Presbyterian.
A fireman at the station on John's route to school in
Glendale started calling him "Little Duke" because he was never without his huge
A: Airedale Terrier, Duke.
John Wayne preferred what to "Marion"?
What middle school did Wayne attend?
A: Wilson Middle School in Glendale.
John Wayne was an active member of what youth organization
associated with the Freemasons?
A: Order of DeMolay.
John Wayne attended the University of Southern California
(USC), majoring in what?
Which fraternities was John a member of?
A: The Trojan Knights and Sigma Chi.
What injury brought an end to John's football career?
A: A broken collarbone.
As a favor to Southern Cal football coach Howard Jones,
director John Ford and film star Tom Mix hired John Wayne as a what?
A: Prop boy and extra.
John credited his walk, talk and persona to his
acquaintance with whom?
A: Wyatt Earp, who was good friends with Tom Mix.
In 1930, director Raoul Walsh saw Wayne working as a prop
boy and cast him in his first starring role in what movie?
A: The Big Trail (1930).
Walsh suggested John use "Anthony Wayne", as a screen name
A: Revolutionary War general "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
In Columbia's The Deceiver (1931), what did John Wayne
A: A corpse.
In the movie Riders of Destiny in1933, Wayne became one of
the first what?
A: Singing cowboys of film.
John Wayne and what famed stuntman developed and perfected
stunt techniques still used today?
A: Yakima Canutt.
One of Wayne's most popular roles was in what
A: The High and the Mighty.
The Searchers (1956) is widely regarded as John Wayne's
A: Finest and most complex performance
John Wayne was nominated as the producer of Best Picture
for what film?
A: The Alamo (1960), one of two films he directed.
What was John Wayne's last film?
A: The Shootist (1976).
In how many of his movie roles did John Wayne play the
John Wayne has more appearances than any other star, with
who coming in second?
A: Clint Eastwood .