Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Johnny Weissmuller


Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Johnny Weissmuller, born June 2 in 1904!

Johnny Weissmuller, Paris 1924, Games of the VIII Olympiad

As Olympic Athlete, Johnny Weissmuller in Paris 1924 at the VIII Olympics.  Johnny Weissmuller won the 100m freestyle in 1924 and 1928, and was a member of the winning 4x200m relay team in both years. (source: China Daily)


Johnny Weissmuller, Tarzan, Classic Movies

As Actor, Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan, in Tarzan the Ape Man (1932).  (source: Encyclopedia Britannica)


Johnny Weissmuller, Founding Chairman International Swimming Hall of Fame

As Founding Chairman of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Johnny Weissmuller in 1972. (source: SunSentinel)


Annmarie Gatti
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9 Responses to Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Johnny Weissmuller

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  2. Adah packard says:

    When did he pass away? I used to watch him on Tarzan when I was a kid.


    Can I still buy his move ( Johnny Weissmuller TARZAN AND TARZAN THE APE MAN?

  4. Chris says:

    Where can I buy some of his original movies?

  5. rudy nuenthel says:

    when?if did he die??

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