I guess John Wayne would be one. I just respected the way he acted.
Wen wu contradicts the very American notion of John Wayne being the ideal of manhood. In the wen wu way of thinking, it's much more important to restrain rather than exert yourself through brute power.
My parents were Democrats, and I was a Democrat. And John Wayne was a Republican.
When you're a young boy, you're looking at older men for role modelling. Before I loved De Niro, I loved Clint Eastwood; I loved John Wayne. And James Bond.
I grew up loving the John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns.
The Undertaker is the John Wayne of our business. I watched him come out and deliver some of the best matches night after night.
I always wanted to be an actor. I always wanted to be John Wayne.
Growing up in Texas and Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was more famous than John Wayne to some of us. I knew him. I worked with him on a low budget film years ago, and we'd sit around at night while waiting for a shot.
I watched John Wayne movies, matinees - things like that. It was only in college that I saw European films. That became more of what I was interested in.
Of the two 'True Grits,' the John Wayne version one is better.