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Patrick Wayne
American actor

Patrick Wayne

Patrick Wayne
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Is Actor Television actor Film actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 15 July 1939, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Age 84 years
Star sign Cancer
Mother: Josephine Wayne
Father: John Wayne
Siblings: Ethan WayneMichael Wayne
Height: 1.8542 m
The details (from wikipedia)


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.

Later in his career, Wayne became a game show host with The Monte Carlo Show and later Tic-Tac-Dough.

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 (1952), The Sun Shines Bright (1953), The Long Gray Line (1955), Mister Roberts (1955) and The Searchers (1956).

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). Patrick also served a tour of duty with the United States Coast Guard from 1961 to 1965.

Later works

Following work on his father's 1971 film Big Jake, Wayne 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 in 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.

Wayne had many appearances on popular television series 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, Wayne became chairman of the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

In December 2015, Wayne travelled to Spain to receive the prize "Almeria Tierra de Cine" in Almeria, Andalucia for his long career in the cinema, and in his acceptance speech he noted that his maternal grandparents were born in Madrid and that he is half Spanish.

Personal life

Wayne lives in Arizona.


  • Screen Directors Playhouse - Rookie of the Year - Lyn Goodhue (1955)
  • Mr. Adams and Eve - Walter (1957)
  • "Teenage Idol" (1958, unsold sitcom pilot)
  • Have Gun - Will Travel, episode "Black Sheep" (1960)
  • Alcoa Premiere: Bill Riley (1962)
  • Branded, episode "The Mission: Part 3": Corporal Dewey (1965)
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, episode "Killers of the Deep" (1966)
  • 12 O'Clock High, episode "The Outsider": Lt. Gabriel (1966)
  • The Rounders, 17 episodes: Howdy Lewis (1966-1967)
  • The F.B.I., episode "The Widow": Fred Bruno (1968)
  • Love, American Style, episode "Love and Grandma": Oliver (1970)
  • McCloud, episode "The Colorado Cattle Caper": Deputy Morris Knowles (1974)
  • Marcus Welby, M.D., episode "The Outrage": Sgt. Buchanan (1974)
  • Police Woman, episode "It's Only a Game": Kevin Duffy (1974)
  • Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, episode "The Bears and I: Part 2": Bob Leslie (1976)
  • The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, episode "The Renewal" (1978)
  • The Love Boat - 7 episodes - Various (1979-1986)
  • The Monte Carlo Show - Host/Himself (1980)
  • Shirley, episodes: Lew Armitage (1980)
  • Charlie's Angels, episode "Waikiki Angels": Steve Walters (1981)
  • Fantasy Island, episode "Hard Knocks/Lady Godiva": John Apensdale (1981)
  • Fantasy Island, episode "The Big Bet/Nancy and the Thunderbirds" (1982)
  • Lottery!, episode "Kansas City: Protected Winner" (1983)
  • Fantasy Island, episode "Midnight Waltz": Fran├žois (1983)
  • Murder, She Wrote, episode "Murder, She Spoke": Randy Witworth (1987)
  • Sledge Hammer!, episode "Brother, Can You Spare a Crime?": Myles (1987)
  • Danger Bay, episode "All the King's Horses": Mr. Cormier (1987)
  • MacGyver, episode "Collision Course": Jeff Stone (1988)
  • Out of This World, episode "Old Flame": Robby Jamison (1988)
  • Frank's Place, episode "Frank's Place: The Movie": Brandman Carr (1988)
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents, episode "South By Southeast": Michael Roberts (1989)
  • Tic-Tac-Dough - Host/Himself (September-December 1990)
  • They Came from Outer Space, episode "Look Who's Barking": Lester Kerwick (1991)
  • Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, episode "Manhunt": Garrison (1995)
  • High Tide, episode "Two Barretts and a Baby" (1997)
  • Silk Stalkings, episode "Pumped Up": Harmon Lange (1997)

Documentaries/DVD special features

  • Hollywood Greats, episode "John Wayne": himself (1984)
  • A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and the Searchers (1998)
  • The Quiet Man: The Joy of Ireland" himself (2002)
  • 50 Films to See Before You Die, TV movie documentary: himself (2006)
  • American Masters, episode "John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and the Legend": himself (2006)
  • 100 Years of John Wayne, TV movie documentary short: himself (2007)
  • The Personal Property of John Wayne, video documentary (2011)
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