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About Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller was an American professional swimmer, athlete, and actor best remembered for portraying Tarzan in the 1932 action-adventure film titled "Tarzan the Ape Man".
He also had one of the finest swimming records of the twentieth century. In addition to his five Olympic gold medals, he registered several world records.
In 1924, he won the 100-meter freestyle and the 4 x 200-meter relay team events at the Paris Games, and repeated the feat four years later at the Amsterdam Games.
Weissmuller also won a gold medal in the 400m freestyle and a bronze medal in the water polo tournament in Paris.
As an actor, he starred in a number of films and television series like “Glorifying the American Girl”, “Fury of the Congo”, and “You Bet Your Life”.
- Elisabeth Kersch
- Petrus Weißmüller
His spouses include:
- Bobbe Arnst (divorced in 1933)
- Lupe Vélez (marriage ended in 1939)
- Johnny Weissmuller Jr.
- Wendy Anne Weissmuller
- Heidi Elizabeth Weissmuller
He was born in Eastern Europe and migrated to the United States.
He was honored with a star on the prestigious Walk of Fame in 1960.
In 1983, he was named into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
He worked as a bellhop and elevator operator at a point in his life.
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F.A.Q. about Johnny Weissmuller
When is his birthday?
Johnny Weissmuller's birthday is on June 2, 1904.
In how many days is his birthday?
Johnny's birthday is in 252 days
How old was Johnny when he died?
He was 79 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 20, 1984.
How old would he be today?
Johnny Weissmuller would be 117 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Johnny from?
He was born in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (now Timişoara, Romania).
What was Johnny Weissmuller's height?
He was 6′ 3″ (1.91m) tall.
Johnny Weissmuller's Popularity
Johnny Weissmuller was a famous American swimmer and actor, who was born on June 2, 1904. As a person born on this date, Johnny Weissmuller is listed in our database as the 49th most popular celebrity for the day (June 2) and the 21st most popular for the year (1904).
People born on June 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Johnny Weissmuller is the 1312th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Johnny Weissmuller's birthday, Johnny Weissmuller is the 8947th most famous American.
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