Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller
1904 - 1984

Johnny Weissmuller  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Johnny Weissmuller was previously married to Maria Block (1963 - 1984), Ailene Gates (1948 - 1962), Beryl Scott (1939 - 1948), Lupe Velez (1933 - 1939) and Bobbe Arnst (1931 - 1933).

Johnny Weissmuller was in relationships with Tallulah Bankhead (1933), Jean Harlow (1933), Fay Webb (1933) and Mildred Shay.

Johnny Weissmuller had an encounter with Greta Garbo (1930).


American Actor Johnny Weissmuller was born Peter Johann Weissmüller on 2nd June, 1904 in Freidorf, Hungary, Austria-Hungary [now Timisoara, Timis County, Romania] and passed away on 20th Jan 1984 Acapulco, Mexico aged 79. He is most remembered for Tarzan. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Johnny Weissmuller was in an on-screen matchup with Brenda Joyce in Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946).

Johnny Weissmuller is a member of the following lists: Tarzan films, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating4 2 months, 1 day 15 days -
Married5 22 years 11 years, 8 months 3 years, 9 months
Encounter1 - - -
Total10 22 years 5 years, 10 months 2 months, 1 day


First Name Johnny
Middle Name Johann
Last Name Weissmuller
Full Name at Birth Peter Johann Weissmüller
Alternative Name Big John, Johnny, Johann Peter Weißmüller, Peter Johann Weissmüller, Johnny Weissmuller
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd June, 1904
Birthplace Freidorf, Hungary, Austria-Hungary [now Timisoara, Timis County, Romania]
Died 20th January, 1984
Place of Death Acapulco, Mexico
Cause of Death Series of Strokes
Buried Gayosso Cementerio Valle de la Luz, Acapulco de Juarez, Acapulco de Juárez Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Tarzan Yell
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor and Olympic Medalist (Swimming)
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Tarzan
Year(s) Active 1929–1976, 1929–76
Official Websites,
Father Peter Weissmüller
Mother Elisabeth Kersch
Friend Adrienne Ames, Bruce Cabot
Favorite Places Hungary
Favorite Foods Chicken
Favorite Colors Red, Green, Blue

Johnny Weissmuller (June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American competition swimmer, water polo player and actor. He was known for playing Edgar Rice Burroughs' ape man Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century.

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Johnny Weissmuller79 GeminiActor
Maria Block-Actress
Ailene Gates-
Beryl Scott104
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Fay Webb29Actress
Jean Harlow26 PiscesActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Bobbe Arnst77 LibraActress
Mildred Shay94 LibraActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
John ScottMale23rd September, 194081 years oldBeryl Scott
Wendy AnneFemale1st June, 194279 years oldBeryl Scott
Heidi ElizabethFemale31st July, 194477 years oldBeryl Scott


Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Stagehand 2Movie
The Great Masquerade1974Sepy DebronviMovie
The Phynx1970Johnny 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
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
The Big Splash1931Short Film
Glorifying the American Girl1929Adonis - 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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