Weissmuller(redirected from Weissmuller, Johnny)
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Weiss·mul·ler(wīs′mŭl′ər, -myo͞o′lər), Johnny 1904-1984.
American swimmer and actor who won 5 Olympic gold medals and set 67 world records for swimming. He later played Tarzan in numerous jungle adventure films.
(Biography) John Peter, known as Johnny. 1904–84, US swimmer and film actor, who won Olympic gold medals in 1924 and 1928 and played the title role in the early Tarzan films