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Johnny Sheffield (1931–2010)


His father was the actor Reginald Sheffield who began as a child star and later turned to character acting. Johnny appeared at age seven on Broadway in the original cast of "On Borrowed Time". When Maureen O'Sullivan wanted out of her Jane role in the Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan series, it was decided that she and Tarzan would adopt a son (they had ... See full bio »

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 1953 Safari Drums
Bomba (as John Sheffield)
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Music Lover (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Frankie - Age 9 (uncredited)
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Boy (as John Sheffield)
 1941 Tarzan's Secret Treasure
Boy (as John Sheffield)
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Alvie Grayson (as John Sheffield)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American
Knute - Age 7 (as John Sheffield)
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
Tommy Lawrence (as John Sheffield)
 1940 Little Orvie
Orvie 'Orvie' Stone (as John Sheffield)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Bobs (as John Sheffield)
 1939 Tarzan Finds a Son!
Boy (as John Sheffield)
 1938 The Man on the Rock (Short)
Young Eaglet - Napoleon's Son (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

John Sheffield

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

Suffered his fatal heart attack, on October 2010, at his home four hours after he fell off a ladder while pruning a palm tree. His brother, Billy Sheffield died two months later. See more »

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Aries

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