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Actor, David Wayne, was born Wayne James McMeekan on Jan 30, 1914 in Traverse City, MI. Wayne died at the age of 81 on Feb 9, 1995 in Santa Monica, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.

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appeared in four films with Marilyn Monroe (more than any other actor).

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As Young as You Feel (1951). Is a comedy film starring Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, and , with Marilyn Monroe in a small role. Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He decides to impersonate the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an... Read full article


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David Wayne Quotes:

Arthur 'Artie' Colner Maxwell: Boy, what a night. Been doing a little campaigning for you. You know the, uh, chili joint over on 4th Street?
Andrew 'Andy' Rockton Hale: Uh-huh.
Arthur 'Artie' Colner Maxwell: You know the place. The small blonde with the big hamburgers.


Arthur 'Artie' Colner Maxwell: For what possible reason could a sensible man get mixed up with a girl like that?
Leon: I can think of a couple.
Arthur 'Artie' Colner Maxwell: Outside of that.


Andrew 'Andy' Rockton Hale: What's the matter, you yellow or something?
Arthur 'Artie' Colner Maxwell: Yellow? If I had wheels I'd be a taxi cab.


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David Wayne Facts
Retired completely in 1993 after the death of his beloved wife of 52 years, Jane Gordon.

Rejected by the army he volunteered as an ambulance driver for the British in North Africa; after the U.S joined the war he served in the US Army.

In 1947, the first year that Broadway's Tony Awards were presented, he won the Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) Award for "Finian's Rainbow." He subsequently won a second Tony in 1954 as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "The Teahouse of the August Moon," and was also nominated in 1968 as Best Actor (Musical) for "The Happy Time."

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