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Overview for Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller


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Also Known As: Died: January 21, 1984
Born: June 2, 1904 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Romania Profession: Cast ...


According to David Fury's biography, Weissmuller was born in Romania and made the claim of having been born in Windber, Pennsylvania in order to compete in the Olympics when technically he wasn't an American citizen.

Weissmuller's perfected Tarzan cry was recorded and used in the 1966-1968 NBC TV-series starring Ron Ely.

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