Johnny Weissmuller  Hungarian Actor

Current Status

Johnny Weissmuller passed away on 20th Jan 1984 aged 79.


Johnny Weissmuller was previously married to Ailene Gates (1947 - 1962), Beryl Scott (1938 - 1948), Lupe Velez (1932 - 1939) and Bobbe Arnst (1930 - 1933).

He was also in relationships with Fay Webb (1933), Jean Harlow (1933), Greta Garbo (1930), Tallulah Bankhead, Joan Crawford and Mildred Shay.

Johnny Weissmuller had 3 children, John Scott (75), Wendy Anne (74) and Heidi Elizabeth (72).


Johnny Weissmuller is a 79 year old Hungarian Actor. Born Peter Johann Weissmüller on 2nd June, 1904 in Freidorf, banat, Austria-Hungary, he is famous for Tarzan in a career that spans 1929–1976. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Johnny Weissmuller was in an on-screen matchup with Brenda Joyce in Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948).

Johnny Weissmuller is a member of the following lists: International Swimming Hall of Fame inductees, Lifeguards and Male actors from Chicago, Illinois.


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Partner Comparison

Johnny Weissmuller79 GeminiActor
Maria Block-Actress
Ailene Gates-
Beryl Scott-
Fay Webb29Actress
Jean Harlow26 PiscesActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Bobbe Arnst77 LibraActress
Mildred Shay94 LibraActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
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John Scott
Male23rd September, 194075 years old
Wendy Anne
Female1st June, 194274 years old
Heidi Elizabeth
Female31st July, 194472 years old


Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Stagehand 2Movie
The Great Masquerade1974Sepy DebronviMovie
The Phynx1970Johny WeissmullerMovie
Devil Goddess1955Johnny WeissmullerMovie
Jungle Moon Men1955Johnny WeissmullerMovie
Jungle Jim1955Jungle JimTV Show
Cannibal Attack1954Johnny WeissmullerMovie
Jungle Man-Eaters1954Jungle JimMovie
Killer Ape1953Jungle JimMovie
Savage Mutiny1953Jungle JimMovie
Valley of Head Hunters1953Jungle JimMovie
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land1952Jungle JimMovie
Voodoo Tiger1952Jungle JimMovie
Fury of the Congo1951Jungle JimMovie
Jungle Manhunt1951Jungle JimMovie
Captive Girl1950Jungle JimMovie
Jungle Jim in Pygmy Island1950Jungle JimMovie
Mark of the Gorilla1950Jungle JimMovie
The Lost Tribe1949Jungle JimMovie
Jungle Jim1948Jungle JimMovie
Tarzan and the Mermaids1948TarzanMovie
Tarzan and the Huntress1947TarzanMovie
Tarzan and the Leopard Woman1946TarzanMovie
Swamp Fire1946Johnny DuvalMovie
Tarzan and the Amazons1945TarzanMovie
Stage Door Canteen1943Johnny WeissmullerMovie
Tarzan Triumphs1943TarzanMovie
Tarzan's Desert Mystery1943TarzanMovie
Tarzan's New York Adventure1942TarzanMovie
Tarzan's Secret Treasure1941TarzanMovie
Rodeo Dough1940Johnny WeissmullerShort Film
Tarzan Finds a Son!1939TarzanMovie
Tarzan Escapes1936TarzanMovie
Tarzan and His Mate1934TarzanMovie
Tarzan the Ape Man1932TarzanMovie
Water Bugs1931Johnny Weissmuller, Swimming ChampShort Film
Glorifying the American Girl1929Adonis - Segment 'Loveland' (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

andra39Mar 7, 2008

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

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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 Relationships11
Longest Relationship22 yrs
Shortest Relationship3 yrs, 9 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 3 mths
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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