Johnny Weissmuller

Jun 2, 1904
Freidorf, Banat, Austria-Hungary (now Romania)


He won five gold medals as a swimmer at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics, setting many free-style records. Weissmuller appeared in several sports shorts, then was hired by MGM to play Tarzan onscreen. Beginning in 1932, he starred in 12 "Tarzan" adventures, meanwhile doing almost no other film work. In the late '40s he quit "Tarzan" and began starring in a… More


Johnny Weissmuller Videos

Tarzan The Ape Man
3 minutes 11 seconds
Tarzan And The Amazons
2 minutes 58 seconds

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