Johnny Weissmuller’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 2, 1904

Death Date

Jan 20, 1984

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Pulmonary Edema

Place of Death

Jan 20, 1984



The swimmer Johnny Weissmuller died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Olympic swimmer and actor who played Tarzan for two different studios. He won five gold medals in two different Olympics.

He was married six times but had kids with only one of his wives.



“We didn’t have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves.” (Johnny Weissmuller)


“When people don’t know me any more or want my autograph, then I’ll think about retiring.” (Johnny Weissmuller)


“All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.” (Johnny Weissmuller)


“Treat your body well, and it’ll see you through for many years.” (Johnny Weissmuller)


“Throughout my career I swam for form. Speed came as a result of it.” (Johnny Weissmuller)