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Johnny Sheffield (1931–2010)


His father was the actor Reginald Sheffield who began as a child star and later turned to character acting. Johnny appeared at age seven on Broadway in the original cast of "On Borrowed Time". When Maureen O'Sullivan wanted out of her Jane role in the Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan series, it was decided that she and Tarzan would adopt a son (they had ... See full bio »

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 1955 Lord of the Jungle
Bomba
 1954 Killer Leopard
Bomba
 1954 The Golden Idol
Bomba
 1953 Safari Drums
Bomba (as John Sheffield)
 1952 African Treasure
Bomba
 1951 Elephant Stampede
Bomba
 1951 The Lion Hunters
Bomba
 1950 The Lost Volcano
Bomba
 1949 Bomba, the Jungle Boy
Bomba
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Music Lover (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Frankie - Age 9 (uncredited)
 1943 Tarzan Triumphs
Boy
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Boy (as John Sheffield)
 1941 Tarzan's Secret Treasure
Boy (as John Sheffield)
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Alvie Grayson (as John Sheffield)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American
Knute Rockne - Age 7 (as John Sheffield)
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
Tommy Lawrence (as John Sheffield)
 1940 Little Orvie
Orvie 'Orvie' Stone (as John Sheffield)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Bobs (as John Sheffield)
 1939 Tarzan Finds a Son!
Boy (as John Sheffield)
 1938 The Man on the Rock (Short)
Young Eaglet - Napoleon's Son (uncredited)
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John Sheffield

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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He is best remembered for playing "Boy,"the adopted/foundling son of Johnny Weissmuller's Tarzan and Maureen O'Sullivan's Jane in 8 of the M-G-M "Tarzan" movies, and for his role as "Bomba, the Jungle Boy" in a dozen low-budget Monogram features. See more »

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