Obituary: Johnny Sheffield

Actor Johnny Sheffield (b.1931) died on October 15. Sheffield is best known for appearing as Tarzan’s son in eight films during the 1940s opposite Johnny Weismuller. Following his Tarzan films, Sheffield attempted to capitalize on his fame with his own series of jungle films as Bomba, the Jungle Boy, a series which ran from 1949 through 1955 when Sheffield retired from acting.