tarzan actor pages

Click on the thumbnails below to go to the respective actor pages, where you'll find lots of photos, biographical information, filmographies, and links:
Visit the Lex Barker page
Lex Barker
Although Lex Barker had been an actor for a number of years, the Tarzan series provided him with his first starring role.
Visit the Herman Brix/Bruce Bennett page
Herman Brix
A silver medalist in the 1928 Olympics, Herman Brix starred as Tarzan in 1935 serial The New Adventures of Tarzan. Later in his career, changed his name to Bruce Bennett and went on to act in many hit films, including Mildred Pierce.
Visit the Buster Crabbe page
Buster Crabbe
A 1932 Olympic gold medalist, Buster Crabbe starred as Tarzan only once, in the 1933 film Tarzan the Fearless. Later in his career, he gained fame as Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, and he also acted in a string of westerns.
Visit the Ron Ely page
Ron Ely
Ron Ely had been working in films and television for nearly ten years before his career took off, when he was cast as Tarzan for the 1966-69 television series of the same name.
Visit the Mike Henry page
Mike Henry
Actor Mike Henry was a pro-football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Rams before he was cast as Tarzan in three films.
Visit the Jock Mahoney page
Jock Mahoney
Western actor and former stuntman Jock Mahoney replaced Gordon Scott, becoming the twelfth series Tarzan. The Jock Mahoney page also includes images from Mahoney's many western roles.
Visit the Denny Miller page
Denny Miller
Former UCLA basketball star Denny Miller took the title role in MGM's 1959 Tarzan, the Ape Man, the studio's last entry in the Tarzan series. Miller later went on to a successful career in westerns and television.
Visit the Glenn Morris page
Glenn Morris
Olympic gold medalist Glenn Morris made only two films. His last film was Tarzan's Revenge released in 1938.
Visit the Miles O'Keeffe page
Miles O'Keeffe
Miles O'Keeffe got his big break in films portraying Tarzan in John Derek's 1981 flick Tarzan, the Ape Man. O'Keeffe has since made more than 30 films.
Visit the Gordon Scott pages
Gordon Scott
Gordon Scott replaced Lex Barker as Tarzan in 1954. He made six Tarzan films before moving on to sword and sandal films.
Visit the Johnny Sheffield page
Johnny Sheffield
Johnny Sheffield first starred as "Boy" in the 1939 film Tarzan Finds a Son!. By 1949, Sheffield had moved on to a film series of his own, the Bomba series from Monogram Pictures.
Visit the Johnny Weissmuller pages
Johnny Weissmuller
Many people consider Johnny Weissmuller to be the ultimate Tarzan; he starred in 12 Tarzan films between 1932 and 1948, when he left the series and took on the Jungle Jim film series.

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Herman Brix (Bruce Bennett)
starring in The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)
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