• Born date: 1904-06-02
  • Born in: Romania
  • Death date: 1984-01-20
  • Death in: México
Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller (born Peter Johann Weissmüller; June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was an Austro-Hungarian-American competition swimmer and actor best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century. Weissmuller was one of the world's fastest swimmers in the 1920s, winning five Olympic gold medals for swimming and one bronze medal for water polo.