John Wayne

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John Wayne (1907-79), the acclaimed movie actor, was honored late in his career at Harvard when he was presented with the acclaimed and highly satirical "Hasty Pudding Award."

During the subsequent press conference he was asked,

"Mr. Wayne, do you look at yourself as an American legend?"

Replied Wayne,

"Well, not being a Harvard man, I don't look at myself any more than necessary."

----------------A Final Thought ...

"Nobody should come to the movies unless he believes in heroes."

- John Wayne (1907-79), U.S. actor