Jock Mahoney

Actor + Stuntman
Born Feb 7, 1919

Jock Mahoney was an American actor and stuntman of Irish, French, and Cherokee ancestry. Born Jacques O'Mahoney, he was credited variously as Jock Mahoney, Jack O'Mahoney or Jock O'Mahoney. He starred in two television series, both westerns. He played Tarzan in two feature films and was associated in various capacities with several other Tarzan productions.… Read More

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  • A Movie Star Feels Out A New Home On The Stage
    NYTimes - Nov 04, 2002
  • Film; Sticking To It, One Way Or Another
    NYTimes - Sep 24, 2000
  • Corrections
    NYTimes - Apr 17, 2000
  • Sy Weintraub, 76, Movie Producer Who Broadened Tarzan's Vocabulary
    NYTimes - Apr 10, 2000


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jock Mahoney.


1919 Birth Born on February 7, 1919.


1947 28 Years Old Beginning in 1947, writer-director Edward Bernds cast Mahoney in slapstick comedies starring The Three Stooges. … Read More


1950 31 Years Old Beginning in 1950, Columbia management noticed Mahoney's acting skills and gave him starring roles in adventure serials. … Read More
1952 33 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1952 Columbia was billing him as Jack Mahoney.
1958 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1958 western film Money, Women and Guns, Mahoney played the starring role. … Read More


1959 40 Years Old Mahoney was married three times, first to Lorraine O'Donnell, with whom he had two children, Kathleen O'Mahoney and Jim O'Mahoney. He next married actress Margaret Field on December 11, 1959, in Las Vegas.
1960 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1960, he appeared as Coy Banton, a villain in Tarzan the Magnificent, starring Gordon Scott. … Read More
1962 43 Years Old They had one child, Princess O'Mahoney, born in 1962. … Read More
1968 49 Years Old Mahoney and Field divorced in June 1968. … Read More


1973 54 Years Old In 1973, he suffered a stroke while filming an episode of Kung Fu, but recovered. … Read More


1981 62 Years Old In 1981, Mahoney returned to the Tarzan film series as the stunt coordinator on the John Derek-directed remake of Tarzan, the Ape Man. … Read More
1989 71 Years Old Died on December 14, 1989.
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