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  • Valentine’s Day super love [Photos]

     
    John and Dejah, Mary Jane and Peter, Catherine and Vincent, Jean and Scott. On Valentine's Day, we turn to our ...
  • Johnny Sheffield dies at 79; played Boy in Tarzan movies

    Johnny Sheffield dies at 79; played Boy in Tarzan movies
    Johnny Sheffield, the former child actor who played Boy in the Tarzan movie series starring Johnny Weissmuller in the late 1930s and '40s and later starred in the Bomba, the Jungle Boy film series, has died. He was 79. Sheffield died Friday of a heart...

    Did Johnny Weissmuller use a fake identity so he could represent the U.S. in the 1924 Olympics?

     
    OLYMPIC URBAN LEGEND: Johnny "Tarzan" Weissmuller took on a fake identity so he could represent the United States in the 1924 Olympics. Followers of U.S. politics surely know of the controversy that surrounded President Barack Obama and his birth...

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Nov. 9, 1940

     
    Nov. 9, 1940: Johnny Weissmuller has started gym training to "bulge" muscles left supple by a summer of Aquacading (so he'll look beeg and strong for the new "Tarzan" film), Jimmie Fidler says.

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Sept. 12, 1940

     
    Sept. 12, 1940: Can it be that Johnny Weissmuller is going conservative? His yacht and Duesenberg racer are up for sale, Jimmie Fidler says.