Johnny Weissmuller, Swimming Champ
G.I. Journal, broadcast March 9th- actor
9 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
5 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Johnny Weismuller | Johnny Weissmüller
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
I'd like to move into the Douglas Fairbanks
type of action pictures. I'm no great actor, but my fans like me, so why shouldn't I give it a whirl?
Weissmuller had a close call in Cuba during the time of the Cuban Revolution. While playing golf, he and his friends found themselves suddenly surrounded by a group of Fidel Castro
's soldiers intent on kidnapping them, or worse. Thinking fast, Weissmuller immediately gave his trademark Tarzan yell. The soldiers immediately recognized it and were so delighted to meet Tarzan that they began to clap...
Showing his swimming skills in Tarzan films.