Years active 1950–present
|Name Patrick Wayne|
Role John Wayne's son
|Full Name Patrick John Morrison|
Born July 15, 1939 (age 76) (1939-07-15) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Relatives Michael Wayne (1934-2003)Mary Antonia "Toni" Morrison LaCava (1936-2000)Melinda Morrison Munoz (b.1940)Aissa Wayne (b. 1956)Ethan Wayne (b. 1962)Marisa Wayne (b 1966)
Siblings Ethan Wayne, Michael Wayne, Marisa Wayne, Aissa Wayne, Melinda Wayne Munoz, Mary Antonia Wayne LaCava
Parents Josephine Wayne, John Wayne
Children Michael Wayne, Melanie Wayne, Anthony Wayne
Spouse Misha Anderson (m. 1999), Peggy Hunt (m. 1965–1978)
Movies McLintock!, Big Jake, The Alamo, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, The Green Berets
Similar People John Wayne, Ethan Wayne, Michael Wayne, Marisa Wayne, Josephine Wayne
Patrick John Morrison (born July 15, 1939), better known by his stage name Patrick Wayne, is an American actor, the second son of movie star John Wayne and his first wife, Josephine Alicia Saenz. He made over 40 films, including eleven with his father.
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Early life and career
Born in Los Angeles, he is one of John Wayne's four children by his first wife, Josephine Alicia Saenz, daughter of Panama's Consul General to the U.S. He adopted his father's stage surname, Wayne. He made eleven movies with his father: Rio Grande (1950), The Quiet Man (1952), The Searchers (1956), The Alamo (1960), The Comancheros (1961), Donovan's Reef (1963), McLintock! (1963), The Green Berets (1968) and Big Jake (1971).
Patrick made his film debut at age 11 in his father's film Rio Grande. He followed that with films directed by family friend and iconic director John Ford: The Quiet Man, The Sun Shines Bright (1953), The Long Gray Line (1955), Mister Roberts (1955) and The Searchers (1956).
From 1957 to 1958, Wayne appeared as Walter on the CBS sitcom Mr. Adams and Eve, starring Howard Duff and Ida Lupino as a fictitious acting couple living in Beverly Hills. Other television work included the baseball teleplay Rookie of the Year (1955), directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, and Flashing Spikes (1962), a baseball television anthology installment directed by Ford and starring James Stewart, with John Wayne in an extended cameo role. Patrick Wayne played similar roles in both shows as baseball players.
Following high school, Patrick attended Loyola Marymount University, where he was a member of Alpha Delta Gamma fraternity; he graduated in 1961. During this time, he struck out on his own to star in his own film The Young Land (1959). Patrick enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in 1961. He supported his father in The Alamo, Donovan's Reef, McLintock! and The Green Berets. He also appeared in Ford's sprawling epic Cheyenne Autumn (1964), as James Stewart's son in Shenandoah (1965), in An Eye for an Eye (1966), The Deserter (1971), and in a lead role in The Bears and I for Walt Disney (1974).
In 1966 at age 27, Wayne co-starred with Ron Hayes and Chill Wills in the 17-episode ABC comedy-western series The Rounders, based on the 1965 Glenn Ford and Henry Fonda film of the same name. Patrick also served a tour of duty with the United States Coast Guard.
Throughout the 1970s he portrayed Marathon John in commercials for Mars Inc's Marathon candy bar.
Following work on his father's Big Jake, Patrick earned recognition in the sci-fi genre. His career peaked in the late 1970s in the popular matinee fantasy Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977), then The People That Time Forgot (1977). Wayne also screen-tested for the title role of Superman. He co-starred as a romantic love interest to Shirley Jones in another brief TV series, Shirley (1979). He was the host of The Monte Carlo Show in 1980, and occasionally worked on game shows and syndicated variety series.
He had many appearances on popular television seriess of the 1970s and 1980s, including Fantasy Island (1978), Murder, She Wrote (1984), Charlie's Angels (1976), Sledge Hammer! (1986), and The Love Boat. Wayne appeared in the movie Young Guns (1988) as Pat Garrett. He also did a comic turn in the Western spoof Rustler's Rhapsody (1985) starring Tom Berenger.
Wayne served as the host of the 1990 revival of the game show Tic-Tac-Dough.
In 2003, Patrick became chairman of the John Wayne Cancer Institute.
In December 2, 2015, he travelled to Spain to receive the prize "Almeria Tierra de Cine" in Almeria (Andalucia) for his long career in the cinema, and he remembered his maternal grandparents were born in Madrid and he is half Spanish. He currently lives in Arizona.