Who first played Tarzan?
Elmo Lincoln played Tarzan in "Tarzan of the Apes" (1918).
Technically, the very first person to appear as Tarzan and credited as such, was Gordon Griffith, who played the child Tarzan in 1918's Tarzan of the Apes. Elmo Lincoln (Otto Elmo Linkenhelt) portrayed the Ape-man as an adult.
In 1918 Elmo Lincoln was the first to play the role of Tarzan in the silent film Tarzan of the Apes .
In a TV series it was Ron Ely .
Tarzan has: Played Tarzan in "The Demon Rider" in 1925. Played Tarzan the Horse in "Senor Daredevil" in 1926. Played Tarzan in "Gun Gospel" in 1927. Played Tarzan in "Somewhere in Sonora" in 1927. Played Tarzan in "The Wagon Show" in 1928. Played Tarzan in "The Canyon of Adventure" in 1928. Played Tarzan in "The Wagon Master" in 1929. Played Tarzan in "The Lawless Legion" in 1929. Played Tarzan in "The Royal Rider" in 1929… Read More
Elmo Lincoln was the first to play Tarzan as an adult in the silent film, Tarzan of the Apes (1918). However, Gordon Griffith appeared earlier in this film portraying Tarzan as a child. So, technically, the answer is Gordon Griffith.
The main woman in Tarzan is Jane. She is one of the first people to meet Tarzan and they fall in love. The character of Jane is played by Minnie Driver.
Elmo Lincoln played Tarzan in the earliest Tarzan movie; Tarzan, Man of the Apes (1918).
Miles O'Keeffe played Tarzan in the 1981 film
The first Tarzan novel "Tarzan of the Apes" appeared in 1912
Jenn Gambatese played the role of Jane in Tarzan(musical).
Answer these plus others Johnny Weismuller, Lex Barker, Ron Ely (in the TV series), Steve Reves, Jock Mahony, Buster Crabbe and Gordon Scott. Christopher Lambert in 'Greystoke, Legend of Tarzan'. Elmo Lincoln in the first Tarzan movie. in what order did actorsplay tarzan?
Elmo Lincoln in 1918 in silent pictures. This information found by using Google search engine and typing in "Tarzan Actors". The first site that popped up was "Petras Collection" - The Tarzan Actors. The second site offering answers was none other than WikiAnswers.
Manuel Padilla Jr. played Jai in the Tarzan series.
'Tarzan of the Apes' was first published in a magazine in 1912. As a book, this first Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs, was published by the A.L. Burt Company in 1914.
Tarzan , by Edgar Rice Burroughs , made his first appearance in print in The All-Story magazine , October, 1912 whereas in film Tarzan first appeared in the 1918 film Tarzan Of The Apes .
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"Tarzan" (1966) starred Ron Ely as Tarzan. Manuel Padilla Jr. played Jai. Sidenote: James Earl Jones played Chief Bella in two episodes.
"Tarzan the Ape Man" (1932).
No , Jimmy Durante never played in the roe of Tarzan .
The first Tarzan movie was a silent film in 1917. In 1932 the first "talkie" Tarzan was made. From 1934-1941 a Tarzan movie was made with various actors. Weissmuller from 1943-1948 became Tarzan after he won his Gold Medal in the Olympics. Disney came out with the latest in 1999 as a cartoon.
Tarzan predates George by over fifty years. The first Tarzan story appeared in 1912 & the original George of the Jungle cartoons aired in 1967
Virgil Richardson has: Played Doctor in "The Fight Never Ends" in 1949. Played Lubana in "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle" in 1955. Played Rafik in "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle" in 1955. Played Malkobi in "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle" in 1955. Played Emperor in "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle" in 1955. Played Waila in "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle" in 1955. Played Rahzi in "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle" in 1955. Played Thug in… Read More
George of the Jungle is a more or less modern invention. The first Tarzan book was published in 1912, So, Tarzan came first . . . a long, long, long time before George of the Jungle!
The Olympic swimmer who played Tarzan was Johnny Weissmuller.
Johnny Weissmuller is listed as appearing in 12 Tarzan movies
Johnny Weissmuller was the first speaking Tarzan and won 5 Olympic gold medals 1924-28. Hope this helps.
No, Tarzan is a fictional character conceived by sci-fi author Edgar Rice Burroughs. The very first book was 'Tarzan of the Apes.' There are many other sequels to this book, including 'Return of Tarzan' and 'Tarzan and the Golden Lion.'
No, he has never played Tarzan look here for his resume http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000549/
Brenda Joyce played in several movies. Some examples are "Tarzan and the Amazons", "The Rains Came", "Tarzan and the Leopard Woman" and "Tarzan and the Huntress".
There is a Tarzan film currently being produced by the German movie company Constantin Film. It is scheduled for release in 2013. Tarzan will be played by Kellan Lutz (Twilight), and Jane will be played by Spencer Locke (Resident Evil).
He played a character spoofing Tarzan named 'Ug' in the 1970 Carry on Up the Jungle.
Sci-fi author Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan of the Apes, his first Tarzan story, was published in the year 1914. I am uncertain in saying that the story was first revealed to the public in a magazine publication in the year 1912.
Gordon Scott has: Played himself in "You Bet Your Life" in 1950. Played himself in "A Star Is Born World Premiere" in 1954. Played Gordon Scott in "The Bob Cummings Show" in 1955. Played himself in "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show" in 1956. Played himself in "The Steve Allen Show" in 1956. Played Tarzan in "Tarzan and the Lost Safari" in 1957. Played Tarzan in "Tarzan and the Trappers" in 1958. Played Tarzan in "Tarzan… Read More
A motion-capture Tarzan film is currently being produced by German film company Constantin Film. It is scheduled for release in 2013. Tarzan will be played by Kellan Lutz (Twilight), and Jane will be played by Spencer Locke (Resident Evil). There is also a possible Tarzan film being produced by the Warner Bros.
This would be Ron Ely.
Johnny Weissmüller .
Edgar Rice Burroughs is the creator of Tarzan. the first Tarzan novel came out in l9l2, so next year is the Tarzan centennial as well as that of the Titanic. Burroughs did not write all of the Tarzan novels, other writers were involved. One of them, Tarzan and the Princess, involves a Girl who is a surviving noblewoman of White Russian background- what a combo- Tarzan and Anastasia! This was Never made into a movie.
Tarzan of course!
Ron Ely Johnny Weissmuller is listed as appearing in 12 Tarzan movies
The chimpanzee character Cheeta (sometimes billed as Cheetah, Cheta, or Chita) was never in any of Edgar Rice Burroughs' original Tarzan novels. The character is a product of the movies, and does have a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars at 110 South Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, California, USA. It IS known that Cheeta (played by Jiggs, the chimpanzee) was first introduced in 1932's Tarzan the Ape Man.
Johnny Weissmuller has: Played himself in "Crystal Champions" in 1929. Played Himself - Swimming Demonstration in "Water Wonders" in 1929. Played Johnny Weissmuller, Swimming Champ in "Water Bugs" in 1931. Played himself in "Swim or Sink" in 1931. Played Tarzan in "Tarzan the Ape Man" in 1932. Played himself in "The Human Fish" in 1932. Played himself in "Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 1" in 1936. Played Tarzan in "Tarzan Escapes" in 1936. Played himself… Read More
Irish actress Maureen O"Sullivan played Jane in the first six Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weissmuller. Many other actresses have portrayed Jane, both before and after Ms. O"Sullivan played the part.
First known as "Tarzan and the Apes", the novel was published in October 1912 by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The character Tarzan was so popular that Burroughs continued the book with two dozen sequels.
Frank Merrill has: Played Arab Guard in "The Adventures of Tarzan" in 1921. Played Jack Melford in "A Fighting Heart" in 1924. Played Speed Creswell in "Reckless Speed" in 1924. Played Mason in "Battling Mason" in 1924. Played The Trailer in "The Trailer" in 1925. Performed in "Speed Madness" in 1925. Played Silent Saunders in "Savages of the Sea" in 1925. Performed in "Gentleman Roughneck" in 1925. Performed in "Shackled Lightning" in 1925. Played Dr… Read More
The Tarzan actor who was also an Olympic swimmer was Johnny Weismuller, I believe.
Lex Barker .
Maureen O'Sullivan .