Elmo Lincoln was an American film actor. Born Otto Elmo Linkenhelt, the barrel-chested actor is best known in his silent movie role as the first person to star as Tarzan (as an adult) (Gordon Griffith played him as a child in the same movie).
Elmo Lincoln died of a heart attack in 1952 and was interred in the Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7042 Hollywood Blvd.
In 2001, his daughter Marci'a Lincoln Rudolph told his story in her book, My Father, Elmo Lincoln: The Original Tarzan.
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Elmo Lincoln Facts
|Birth Name||Otto Elmo Linkenhelt|
|Birthday||February 6, 1889|
|Birthplace||Rochester, Indiana, USA|
|Date of death||June 27, 1952 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 63)|
|Height||5' 11½" (1m82) How tall is Elmo Lincoln compared to you?|