Dedicated to the Memory of AmIAnnoying.com's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I Annoying.com
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
 Go
Advertising
In The News
 
Voting Station
Bruce Bennett
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Actor
    (May 19, 1906-February 24, 2007)
    Birth name is Herman Brix
    Won a silver medal for shot-putting at the 1928 Olympics
    Best known as Tarzan in ‘The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)’ and ‘Tarzan and the Green Goddess (1938)’
    Acted in ‘The Secret Seven (1940),’ ‘Underground Agent (1942),’ ‘Sahara (1943),’ ‘Mildred Pierce (1945),’ ‘The Man I Love (1947),’ ‘Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948),’ ‘Angels in the Outfield (1951)’ and ‘The Alligator People (1959)’
    Appeared in several Three Stooges shorts
    Ran a successful vending machine company
    He was the first choice to play Tarzan in ‘Tarzan and His Mate,’ but declined because of an injury (Johnny Weissmuller took the role instead).
    His Tarzan never achieved the popularity of Weissmuller’s.
    He was often stuck in B-grade westerns and crime dramas.
    He changed his name from ‘Herman Brix’ to ‘Bruce Bennett’ to prevent being typecast as Tarzan.
    He did his own stunts.
    He served in World War II.
    He was handpicked to play Tarzan by the character’s creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    His Tarzan portrayal was probably closer to Burroughs’ original character than any other.
    He was married to the same woman for 67 years until her death (2000).

Credit: Ratman


    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 14 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 146 Votes: 47.26% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 46 Votes: 32.61% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 8 Votes: 12.50% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 82 Votes: 59.76% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 23 Votes: 43.48% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 27 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 78 Votes: 44.87% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 92 Votes: 53.26% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 90 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
 
Annoying Collections
Site News