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Johnny Weissmuller Jr. (1940–2006)

Johnny Weissmuller Jr. was born on September 23, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA as John Scott Weissmuller Jr. He was an actor, known for American Graffiti (1973), THX 1138 (1971) and Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985). He died on July 27, 2006 in San Francisco. See full bio »
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Known For

American Graffiti
American Graffiti Badass #1
THX 1138
THX 1138 Chrome Robot
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
Shame of the Jungle


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 2006 G.I. Jesus
Passenger - Plane
 1988 Wildfire
Bounty Hunter
 1987 Six Against the Rock (TV Movie)
Charlie Buckner
 1986 Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI (TV Movie)
Agent Ed King
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
- Celebrity (1984) ... Monster
 1984 Massive Retaliation
Virgil Griffin
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie)
 1974-1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Duke Barrett / Mickey / Gino Carlino
- The Cannibals (1977) ... Duke Barrett
- The Most Deadly Species (1974) ... Mickey
- Commitment (1974) ... Gino Carlino
 1975 Shame of the Jungle
Shame (English version, voice)
 1973 Magnum Force
Palancio's Hitter (uncredited)
 1973 American Graffiti
Badass #1
 1961 Lawman (TV Series)
- The Four (1961) ... Willy
 1958 Andy Hardy Comes Home
Jimmy 'Jim'
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Biography (of Johnny Weissmuller): "Tarzan--My Father" (w / William Reed, W. Craig Reed)

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Starred in two TV movies dealing with Alcatraz: In 1980's "Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story" and in 1987's "Six Against The Rock". See more »

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