Elmo Lincoln

Feb 6, 1889


The screen's first Tarzan, Elmo Lincoln might never have landed the role had it not been for WWI. An enormous man (6'1", 230 pounds) who'd worked as an Arkansas law officer before entering films as a bit player, Lincoln was selected on the basis of his physique by D.W. Griffith to play blacksmith White Arm Joe in Birth of a Nation (1915) and the Mighty… More


Elmo Lincoln Videos

A Double Life
2 minutes 42 seconds
2 minutes 8 seconds
The Birth Of A Nation
2 minutes 4 seconds

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