Date of Birth:
6 February 1889
Elmo Lincoln played in 1 movies in the Action, Adventure, Music genres.
Elmo Lincoln got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
He was the first Tarzan. A former Arkansas peace officer, Elmo Linkenhelt worked in D.W. Griffith's "The Battle of Elderbush Gulch" (1912). In a fight scene his shirt was partially torn off, displaying his powerful chest. Griffith noticed, called him over, and told him "That's quite a chest you have there". Griffith changed the name to 'Elmo Lincoln' (qv) and featured him in several of his films. He got the role in "Tarzan of the Apes" when, a few days after production began, World War I broke o... Read more