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Ethan Wayne

Ethan Wayne

American actor
The basics
Quick Facts
Occupations Actor Television actor
Countries United States of America
Gender male
Birth February 22, 1962 (Encino)
Family
Mother: Pilar Pallete
Father: John Wayne
Siblings: Patrick WayneMichael Wayne
The details
Biography

Ethan Wayne (born February 22, 1962) is an American actor, son of actor John Wayne and his third wife Pilar Pallete Wayne. Ethan grew up in Newport Beach, where he shared his father's love of the ocean and outdoors. His name was chosen in direct relation to John Wayne's character in The Searchers, Ethan Edwards.
He played Little Jake, the grandson of his father's title character in Big Jake. Ethan started doing stunt work after the death of his father in 1979. His first film was The Blues Brothers. He then went back to work as an actor. His next two major film appearances were in 1981, in the comedy Longshot, and the slasher film Scream. Later works included a role, in the NBC TV movie The Alamo: 13 Days to Glory, as Edward Taylor in 1986, Storm Logan on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (with Robert Mitchum's granddaughter Carrie Mitchum, whom he had met on the Big Jake set), 1987 through 1988 which led to a lot of work overseas, and his role as Officer Matt Doyle on The New Adam-12 (Universal Studios) 1989 through 1991. He appeared as an expert on John Wayne memorabilia on History Channel's Pawn Stars in the episode "Dog Day Afternoon" which aired January 14, 2014.
He now manages John Wayne Enterprises (www.johnwayne.com) and serves as the director of the John Wayne Cancer Foundation and created its Team DUKE fundraising program (www.teamduke.org).
He is the brother of Aissa and Marisa, and the half-brother of Patrick, Toni, Melinda, and Michael Wayne.

Filmography

  • Rio Lobo (1970) – unknown (uncredited)
  • Big Jake (1971) – Little Jake McCandles
  • The Blues Brothers (1980) – stunt man
  • Longshot (1981) – Eddie
  • Scream (1981) – Stan
  • Escape from El Diablo (1984) – Sundance
  • Man Hunt (1985) – Stranger
  • The Return of the Living Dead (1985) – stunt man
  • Operation Nam (1986) – Mike
  • The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987) – Edward Taylor (TV movie)
  • Witness Run (1996) – TV movie – Harrison Scott
  • The Last Embrace (1997) – Webster
  • Bombshell (1997) – cop no. 4
  • The Last Embrace (1997) – Webster
  • Ma il buon Dio è proprio in gamba? (1998) – Gary Clemons
  • Baby Geniuses (1999) – Stunt Man
  • Comanche (2000) – Mark Kellogg
  • Red Slate (2011) – stunt man

Television/Misc.

  • B.J. and the Bear (1981) – episode – "S.T.U.N.T." – Eric Jeffery
  • Hollywood Greats (1984) – episode – "John Wayne" – himself
  • Knight Rider (1984) – episode – "Speed Demons" – Danny Duvall
  • The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1987) – five episodes – himself
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (1987–2003) – 41 episodes – Storm Logan
  • Jesse Hawkes (1989) – episode – "The Centurians"
  • The New Adam-12 (1989–1991) – episodes – Officer Matt Doyle
  • Missione d'amore (1992) – TV mini series – Giorgio
  • Piazza di Spagna (1993) – TV miniseries – Arnaldo
  • Beyond the Horizon (1994) – episode – "Más allá del horizonte" – Juan Pedraza
  • Suddenly Susan (1996) – episode – "The Me Nobody Nose" – Dr. Bryon Glaser
  • John Wayne: On Board with the Duke (1997) – video documentary – himself
  • 100 Years of John Wayne (2007) – TV movie/documentary short – himself
  • The Personal Property of John Wayne (2011) – video documentary – himself
  • The Duke at Fox (2011) – documentary short – himself
  • Pawn Stars (2013) – episode – "Dog Day Afternoon" – himself

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