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Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller

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TCM Greatest... Includes Tarzan the Ape Man, Tarzan Escapes, Tarzan and His Mate and Tarzan... more info $14.96was $29.98 Buy Now

Adventure... Monsoon (1943 - 80 minutes) When opportunity-seeking adventurer Mike Clancy... more info $5.95was $3.99 Buy Now

Jungle... Johnny Weissmuller, Karin Booth. Jungle Jim heads into treacherous territory... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Peter John Weissmuller,Jonas Weissmuller Died: January 21, 1984
Born: June 2, 1904 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Romania Profession: Cast ... actor author swimmer
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Former Olympic swimming champion turned "Tarzan the Ape Man" (1932). Weissmuller was Hollywood's longest-running loincloth-clad creeper-swinger and also appeared in the not-unrelated role of "Jungle Jim" in late 1940s and early 50s B-movies and on TV.

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