Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn is a fictional character who first appeared in the 1968 Charles Portis novel, True Grit.
The novel was adapted into a 1969 film, True Grit, and from that a 1975 sequel entitled Rooster Cogburn was also produced. The character was also featured in a made-for-television sequel, entitled True Grit: A Further Adventure, made in 1978. The Coen brothers released a new film version of the novel in 2010.
In the 1969 and 1975 theatrical releases, Cogburn was portrayed by John Wayne. Cogburn is portrayed as an antihero, which was an unusual role for Wayne, who usually played a strait-laced hero. The 1978 TV sequel starred Warren Oates in the featured role. The 2010 film stars Jeff Bridges as Cogburn.
John Wayne won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Cogburn in the 1969 film. On January 24, 2011, Jeff Bridges was nominated for the same award for his portrayal of Cogburn.
, 1h48 Réalisé parStuart Millar OrigineEtats-Unis GenresAction, Western ActeursJohn Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Richard Jordan, John McIntire, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Koslo Note67% Le Marshal Rooster Cogburn (John Wayne), aux méthodes musclées et au caractère bourru, tente de retrouver un chariot d'explosif volé par des malfaiteurs. Il est accompagné dans cette expédition d'Eula Goodnight (Katharine Hepburn), une institutrice fille de pasteur au comportement plus pondéré, qui veut venger son père abattu par ces mêmes bandits, et d'un jeune indien nommé Wolf (Richard Romancito).