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city: winterset

john wayne’s birthplace

from john wayne posted in movies by pete_nice

John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison at 216 South Second Street in Winterset, Iowa on May 26, 1907. The son of Clyde and Mary Brown Morrison, his middle name was changed to Mitchell after his younger brother was named Robert.

Wayne's father was a pharmacist who worked on the south side of Winterset's town square. John Wayne would go on to star in 142 movies.

Today, guided tours of the birthplace are available.

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