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Weissmuller, Johnny Line breaks: Johnny Weiss|mul¦ler
Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪsˌmʊlə/

Definition of Weissmuller, Johnny in English:

( 1904–84), American swimmer and actor; full name John Peter Weissmuller. He won three Olympic gold medals in 1924 and two in 1928. In the 1930s and 1940s he was the star of the Tarzan films.

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