All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.
The William Morris Agency handled me. In that business, you're only as good as your last picture.
I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars.
Swimming gave me my start, but my pal Tarzan did the real work. He set me up nicely.
With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.
The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor.
The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor
How can a guy climb trees, say Me Tarzan, You Jane, and make a million?
I need freedom to be happy.
I never lost a freestyle race. Never. Not even in the YMCA.
Throughout my career I swam for form. Speed came as a result of it.
How can a guy climb trees, say 'Me, Tarzan, you, Jane,' and make a million? The public forgives my acting because they know I was an athlete. They know I wasn't make-believe.
Don't let go of the vine.
No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association.
Can you imagine - a blond Tarzan?
Treat your body well, and it'll see you through for many years.
No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant.
We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves.
The main thing is not to let go of the vine.
When people don't know me any more or want my autograph, then I'll think about retiring.
I could make good time because I was so long and skinny, shooting through the water like a stick.
I learned to yodel pretty well. It took me a few months, but I eventually perfected it.