Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller
1904 - 1984

Johnny Weissmuller  Hungarian Actor

Johnny Weissmuller (born Johann Peter Weißmüller; June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was an American competition swimmer and actor best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimmi...

Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship22 yrs
Average Relationship Length7 yrs, 3 mths
Rumored Relationships3
First Name Johnny
Middle Name Johann
Last Name Weissmuller
Full Name at Birth Peter Johann Weissmüller
Alternative Name Big John, Johnny
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd June, 1904
Birthplace Freidorf, banat, Austria-Hungary
Died 20th January, 1984
Place of Death Acapulco, Mexico
Cause of Death Series of Strokes
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Athletic
Distinctive Feature Tarzan Yell
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Hungarian
Occupation Text Actor and Olympic Medalist (Swimming)
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Tarzan
Year(s) Active 1929–1976, 1929–76
Father Peter Weissmüller
Mother Elisabeth Kersch
Friend Adrienne Ames, Bruce Cabot
Favorite Places Hungary
Favorite Foods Chicken
Favorite Colors Red, Green, Blue
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John Scott
Male23rd September, 194075 years old
Wendy Anne
Female1st June, 194273 years old
Heidi Elizabeth
Female31st July, 194471 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976 Stagehand 2 Movie
The Great Masquerade1974 Sepy Debronvi Movie
The Phynx1970 Johny Weissmuller Movie
Devil Goddess1955 Johnny Weissmuller Movie
Jungle Moon Men1955 Johnny Weissmuller Movie
Jungle Jim1955 Jungle Jim TV Show
Cannibal Attack1954 Johnny Weissmuller Movie
Jungle Man-Eaters1954 Jungle Jim Movie
Killer Ape1953 Jungle Jim Movie
Savage Mutiny1953 Jungle Jim Movie
Valley of Head Hunters1953 Jungle Jim Movie
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land1952 Jungle Jim Movie
Voodoo Tiger1952 Jungle Jim Movie
Fury of the Congo1951 Jungle Jim Movie
Jungle Manhunt1951 Jungle Jim Movie
Captive Girl1950 Jungle Jim Movie
Jungle Jim in Pygmy Island1950 Jungle Jim Movie
Mark of the Gorilla1950 Jungle Jim Movie
The Lost Tribe1949 Jungle Jim Movie
Jungle Jim1948 Jungle Jim Movie
Tarzan and the Mermaids1948 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan and the Huntress1947 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan and the Leopard Woman1946 Tarzan Movie
Swamp Fire1946 Johnny Duval Movie
Tarzan and the Amazons1945 Tarzan Movie
Stage Door Canteen1943 Johnny Weissmuller Movie
Tarzan Triumphs1943 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan's Desert Mystery1943 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan's New York Adventure1942 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan's Secret Treasure1941 Tarzan Movie
Rodeo Dough1940 Johnny Weissmuller Short Film
Tarzan Finds a Son!1939 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan Escapes1936 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan and His Mate1934 Tarzan Movie
Tarzan the Ape Man1932 Tarzan Movie
Water Bugs1931 Johnny Weissmuller, Swimming Champ Short Film
Glorifying the American Girl1929 Adonis - Segment 'Loveland' (uncredited) Movie
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andra39Mar 7, 2008

johnny did a great job of playing tarzan...does any one remember his buick opal commercial?

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