RZAN AND HIS MATE 1934 JOHNNY Weissmuller
was the loincloth hero in the film series in the 20s and 30s, alongside trained chimp pal Cheetah.
He admired the star of the movie, Johnny Weissmuller
, who himself was an actor and swimmer.
1984: Swimmer and 'Tarzan' actor Johnny Weissmuller
(left) died, aged 79.
Which jungle hero was portrayed on film by Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller
Immediately striking, as one entered the first of the two rooms, was the color of the walls--a beautiful, floral shade of pink, which, as it turned out, matched the hue decorating the interior of the Hotel Los Flamingos in Acapulco, the long-term residence of Johnny Weissmuller
, the actor and professional swimmer who starred as Tarzan in a dozen films shot in the 1930s and '40s.
Olympic gold medal-winning swimming star Johnny Weissmuller
first gave Tarzan his famous wild yell and a recording of it was later played at his funeral as his coffin was lowered into the ground.
broke Duke Kahanamoku's world record in the 100-metre freestyle, swimming it in 58.6 seconds - he was just 18.
Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller
popularised the iconic role in the 1930s and 1940s.
LOS ANGELES: Johnny Weissmuller
was said to walk the grounds of this retirement home letting out his trademark Tarzan yell.
OLYMPIC champion Johnny Weissmuller
announced his retirement from amateur swimming before embarking on a modelling and movie career.
and Rowdy Gaines are associated with which Olympic sport?
Out of a casting call of more than 100 hopefuls, Rose tapped her to star opposite Johnny Weissmuller
in his San Francisco Aquacade Review.