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Poll: Suggestion: Favorite Portrayal of Tarzan (Live Action Only)

Which actor who played the adult Tarzan do you like the best in the role (live action only)?

Note: Adult Tarzans only. No Tarzan as a child or infant is included.

Discuss this list here:

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    Elmo Lincoln

    Tarzan of the Apes (1918 silent) and two other silent films
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    Gene Pollar

    The Revenge of Tarzan (1920 silent)
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    P. Dempsey Tabler

    The Son of Tarzan (1920 silent)
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    James Pierce

    Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927 silent)
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    Frank Merrill

    Tarzan the Mighty (1928 Silent) and one other silent film
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    Johnny Weissmuller

    Twelve movies from 1932 to 1948, starting with Tarzan the Ape Man
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    Buster Crabbe

    Tarzan the Fearless (1933) (made as a serial and edited into a film)
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    Bruce Bennett

    (a.k.a. Herman Brix) Played Tarzan in two series edited into films in 1935 and 1938, the first being The New Adventures of Tarzan.
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    Glenn Morris

    Tarzan's Revenge (1938)
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    Lex Barker

    Five movies from 1949 to 1953, starting with Tarzan's Magic Fountain
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    Gordon Scott

    Six Movies from 1955 to 1960, starting with Tarzan's Hidden Jungle
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    Denny Miller

    Tarzan, the Ape Man (1959)
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    Jock Mahoney

    Two movies from 1962 to 1963, starting with Tarzan Goes To India
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    Mike Henry

    Three movies from 1966 to 1968, starting with Tarzan and the Valley of Gold
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    Ron Ely

    Played Tarzan in a 1960's television series titled Tarzan from 1966 to 1968
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    Steve Hawkes

    Two films from 1969 to 1972, starting with Tarzan in the Golden Grotto
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    Miles O'Keeffe

    Tarzan the Ape Man (1981) Note: the Bo Derek film
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    Christopher Lambert

    Greystoke; the Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
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    Hemant Birje

    Adventures of Tarzan (1985)
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    Wolf Larson

    Television series Tarzan from 1991 to 1994
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    Joe Lara

    Tarzan in Manhattan (1988 made for television movie) and in the television series Tarzan; the Epic Adventures (1996 to 2000)
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    Casper Van Dien

    Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
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    Travis Fimmel

    Television series Tarzan in 2003