John Wayne's Debut

Updated July 24, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

Could you please tell me the first film John Wayne appeared in? I believe it was in 1933.

The Answer:

According to the Internet Movie Database, Wayne's first film appearance was in Brown of Harvard (1926), but he was not given a credit. His first credited appearance was in Bardelys the Magnificent (1926). He played a guard.

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