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Wayne, Michael (orig. Michael Anthony Morrison)

Born: 1934 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Producers


1934 – He was born on the 23rd day of November this year in Los Angeles, California, USA .


1951 - His interest in film production began when he served as a production assistant during the filming of the John Ford classic 'The Quiet Man', which starred his father.


1956 - He graduated from Loyola University of California and served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.


1950 – He and his wife Gretchen were guests on the TV show "You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx when they were married only 2 months.


1958 – He married Gretchen Wayne this year and had 5 children.


1960 – He joined his father's film production, Batjac, during the filming of The Alamo.


1963 – He became the line producer for McClintock!


1975 – He subsequently produced many star vehicles for his father, including Brannigan.


1979 – He announced plans to film a John Wayne biopic, which was never produced.And he served as the head of Wayne Enterprises, which owns many of his father's films.


2003 – He died of heart failure on the 2nd day of April this year in Burbank, California, USA.
















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