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- U.S. Commemorative Postage Stamp FDC - First Day Cover Issue
- Scott catalog# 3876 / Issue date - Sept. 09, 2004 / Denomination 37¢
- Topic - John Wayne
- Postmarked - Sept. 9, 2004 / Los Angeles, California
** Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 - June 11, 1979), better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director and producer. An Academy Award-winner, Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades. An enduring American icon, he epitomized rugged masculinity and is famous for his demeanor, including his distinctive calm voice, walk, and height. He died in 1979. In June 1999, the American Film Institute named Wayne 13th among the Greatest Male Screen Legends of All Time.