Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete, Actor. He was best known for an acting career after his athletic career concluded which included iconic roles as "Tarzan," the jungle-raised adventurer created by author Edgar Rice Burroughs, and early popular science fiction space heroes "Flash Gordon" and "Buck Rogers." During the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California, he won the Gold Medal in the Men's Swimming 400 meter freestyle race, and at the 1928 Summer Olympic Games in Amsterdam, The Netherlands he won the Bronze Medal for the Men's 1,500 meters freestyle race.
Adah Virginia Held Crabbe
1912–2004 (m. 1933)