BY the 1950s, John Wayne’s career was moving like a well-oiled machine.
JOHN WAYNE went to war in 1942 and soon found being a soldier on the big screen suited him just as well as being a cowboy.
HE would grow to 6ft 4in and weighed 13lb at birth – John Wayne literally towered over Hollywood for most of his life.
HE towered, literally, over the film world for many years, and John Wayne made countless wonderful movies that still look good today.
EVEN at birth, John Wayne was a big lad, even if he had a bit of a girly name!