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Poll: Favorite John Wayne Character

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the death of John Wayne, nicknamed the "Duke", the legendary American actor and filmmaker who was among the top box office draws for more than three decades. John Wayne won numerous awards in his career and received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in 1966. He was perhaps best known for his roles in westerns and war movies.

What's your favorite character played by John Wayne?

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    John Wayne in The Searchers (1956)

    Ethan Edwards in The Searchers (1956)
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    John Wayne in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

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    John Wayne in Rio Bravo (1959)

    Sheriff John T. Chance in Rio Bravo (1959)
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    John Wayne in The Longest Day (1962)

    Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort in The Longest Day (1962)
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    John Wayne in True Grit (1969)

    Rooster Cogburn in True Grit (1969)
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    John Wayne in Stagecoach (1939)

    Ringo Kid in Stagecoach (1939)
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    Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne in The Quiet Man (1952)

    Sean Thornton in The Quiet Man (1952)
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    John Wayne and Johnny Crawford in El Dorado (1967)

    Cole Thornton in El Dorado (1967)
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    John Wayne in Red River (1948)

    Thomas Dunson in Red River (1948)
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    John Wayne in The Shootist (1976)

    J.B. Books in The Shootist (1976)
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    John Wayne in Fort Apache (1948)

    Capt. Kirby York in Fort Apache (1948)
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    John Wayne in The Alamo (1960)

    Col. Davy Crockett in The Alamo (1960)
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    John Wayne in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

    Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
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    John Wayne in The Cowboys (1972)

    Wil Andersen in The Cowboys (1972)
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    John Wayne in The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

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    John Wayne in McLintock! (1963)

    George Washington 'G.W.' McLintock in McLintock! (1963)
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    John Wayne in Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

    Sgt. John M. Stryker in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
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    John Wayne in Big Jake (1971)

    Jacob McCandles in Big Jake (1971)
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    John Wayne in Rio Grande (1950)

    Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke in Rio Grande (1950)
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    John Wayne and Valentin de Vargas in Hatari! (1962)

    Sean Mercer in Hatari! (1962)
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    John Wayne in They Were Expendable (1945)

    Lt. (J.G.) 'Rusty' Ryan in They Were Expendable (1945)
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    John Wayne in Hellfighters (1968)

    Chance Buckman in Hellfighters (1968)
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    John Wayne in In Harm's Way (1965)

    Capt. Rockwell W. 'Rock' Torrey in In Harm's Way (1965) (added on April 2, 2019)
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    John Wayne in Donovan's Reef (1963)

    Michael Patrick 'Guns' Donovan in Donovan's Reef (1963) (added on April 2, 2019)

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