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Johnny Weissmüller

Johnny Weissmüller

  • Born on
    • June 2nd, 1904
  • Died on
    • January 20th, 1984
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Johnny Weissmuller (born Johann Peter Weißmüller; June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American swimmer and actor. Weissmuller was one of the world's best swimmers in the 1920s, winning five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal. He won fifty-two US National Championships and set sixty-seven world records. After his swimming career, he became the sixth actor to portray Tarzan in films, a role he played in twelve motion pictures. Dozens of other actors have also played Tarzan, but Weissmuller is by far the best known. His character's distinctive, ululating Tarzan yell is still often used in films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Johnny Weissmuller, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (18 Credits)

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1976That's Entertainment, Part II as (archive footage)
1976Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Stagehand 2
1950The Yellow Cab Man as Tarzan (archive sound) (uncredited)
1948Tarzan and the Mermaids as Tarzan
1948Jungle Jim as Jungle Jim
1947Tarzan and the Huntress as Tarzan
1946Tarzan and the Leopard Woman as Tarzan
1946Swamp Fire as Johnny Duval
1945Tarzan and the Amazons as Tarzan
1943Tarzan's Desert Mystery as Tarzan
1943Tarzan Triumphs as Tarzan
1942Tarzan's New York Adventure as Tarzan
1941Tarzan's Secret Treasure as Tarzan
1939Tarzan Finds a Son! as Tarzan
1936Tarzan Escapes as Tarzan
1934Tarzan and His Mate as Tarzan
1932Tarzan the Ape Man as Tarzan
1929Glorifying the American Girl as Adonis - Segment 'Loveland'

Himself (1 Credits)

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1943Stage Door Canteen as Himself

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