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Johnny Weissmuller (1904–1984)

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KNOWN FOR 
Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) | Tarzan and His Mate (1934) | Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
AKA 
Johnny Weismuller | Johnny Weissmüller
NICKNAME  
Big John
BORN 
Jun 2, 1904 (died Jan 20, 1984)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jungle JimJungle Jim (TV Series) Jungle Jim (26 episodes, 1955–1956)  Less 1955–1956 26
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Self (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Actor (2 episodes, 1975–1977)  Less 1975–1977
  • Primary photo for It's ShowtimeIt's Showtime Himself (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for ABC's Wide World of EntertainmentABC's Wide World of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Das aktuelle SportstudioDas aktuelle Sportstudio (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Audience Bow / Himself (3 episodes, 1954–1967)  Less 1954–1967
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Celebrity GolfCelebrity Golf (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 1960– 
  • Primary photo for You Bet Your LifeYou Bet Your Life (TV Series) Himself - Tarzan / Jungle Jim (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
    • Episode #9.3 (1958) Himself - Tarzan / Jungle Jim  Less
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Plays GolfScreen Snapshots: Hollywood Plays Golf (Short) Himself  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Fun in the SunScreen Snapshots: Fun in the Sun (Short) Himself - Golf Player  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Olympic Fund TelethonOlympic Fund Telethon (TV Special) Himself  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Rough But HopefulRough But Hopeful (Short) Himself  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Medicus Film of New York World's FairMedicus Film of New York World's Fair Himself  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 5Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 5 (Short) Himself  Less 1938 $10K
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 10Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 10 (Short) Himself  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 1Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 1 (Short) Himself  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Sunkist Stars at Palm SpringsSunkist Stars at Palm Springs (Short) Himself  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots, Series 14, No. 1Screen Snapshots, Series 14, No. 1 (Short) Himself  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for The Human FishThe Human Fish (Short) Himself  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for Swim or SinkSwim or Sink (Short) Himself  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Crystal ChampionsCrystal Champions (Short) Himself  Less 1929
  • Primary photo for Water WondersWater Wonders (Short) Himself - Swimming Demonstration (as Johnny Weismuller)  Less 1929
Archive Footage (27 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Irre sind männlichIrre sind männlich Tarzan (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Bettie Page Reveals AllBettie Page Reveals All Tarzan (archive footage)  Less 2012 $102K
  • Primary photo for John Derek: Film GeniusJohn Derek: Film Genius (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for MythBustersMythBusters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Haunts of the Black MasseurHaunts of the Black Masseur (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Complicated WomenComplicated Women (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Hollywood RemembersHollywood Remembers (TV Series) Self (1 episode)  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Swimmer (segment "Andy Rooney") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Classified XClassified X (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $65
  • Primary photo for Tarzan at the Movies Part 1: Johnny WeissmullerTarzan at the Movies Part 1: Johnny Weissmuller (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Roaring TwentiesThe Roaring Twenties (Video) Himself - at Swimming Meet (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Celluloid ClosetThe Celluloid Closet Tarzan (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Going Hollywood: The '30sGoing Hollywood: The '30s Himself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge Himself (clip from "Tarzan's New York Adventure") (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment, Part IIThat's Entertainment, Part II Tarzan (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Brother Can You Spare a DimeBrother Can You Spare a Dime Himself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Hooray for HollywoodHooray for Hollywood Himself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The ComicThe Comic Jungle Jim (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
    • Episode #1.16 (Jan 19, 1964) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Without Make-UpHollywood Without Make-Up Himself (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Golden TwentiesThe Golden Twenties Himself (archive footage)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Yellow Cab ManThe Yellow Cab Man Tarzan (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1950 $2.6MM
  • Primary photo for Sport's Golden AgeSport's Golden Age (Short) Himself - Olympics (archive footage)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Parade of Aquatic ChampionsParade of Aquatic Champions (Short) Johnny Weissmuller (archive footage)  Less 1945 $5K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: Style Center of the WorldHollywood: Style Center of the World (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Hollywood on ParadeHollywood on Parade (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Ways to Strength and BeautyWays to Strength and Beauty Himself (archive footage)  Less 1925

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