Ron Ely
Actor
Ron Ely
Ronald Pierce "Ron" Ely is an American actor and novelist born in Hereford, Texas. Ely is best known for having portrayed Tarzan in the 1966 NBC series Tarzan and for playing the lead role in the 1975 film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze. Ely obtained the role after playing various bit-parts, including an airplane navigator in the 1958 film South Pacific and a guest-starring role on Barbara Eden's first television series, the romantic comedy How to Marry a Millionaire.
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Remembering 'Knots Landing' Star Julie Harris
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Julie Harris, Lilimae Clements to "Knots Landing" fans, has died. She was 87. The five-time Tony winner first made a splash on TV in the late 1940s with ABC's "Actor's Studio." From there, her TV work was primarily TV movies including "The Lark," "Pygmalion" and "Anastasia." In the 1960s, Harris appeared opposite Ron Ely in "Tarzan" (pictured below) as Charity Jones. More guest appearances followed, including roles on "Bonanza," "Columbo" and "Medical Center." In 1980, Harris joined the cast of "Knots Landing" as Lilimae Clements. She stayed with the series until 1987. Harris was nominated for an Emmy for her performance on the CBS series. In 1986, Harris appeared in an episode of "Family Ties" as Margaret Hollings, an older woman in Mallory Keaton's (Justine Bateman) class. After her time on "Knots Landing," Harris' TV work included many minseries projects. She appeared in "The Civil War" and "Scarlett." Harris' last credited TV role was the 1999 TV movi ...
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Montgomery curfew controversy: How much is this about location? - Washington Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
One father, Ron Ely, wrote on the Facebook page that's been set up in opposition to the curfew, “I take offense at the notion that that the Montgomery County government is qualified to give me 'parenting instructions' should I choose to permit my kids
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Repeats Please (Part 2) - Helsinki Times (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
Renowned primarily for the longest scream in televisual history (sadly impossible to capture with the written word), Tarzan starred Ron Ely as the eponymous born in the jungle-educated in civilisation-returns to whence he came hero
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Smooth sailing, then controversy - Minnesota Daily
Google News - over 5 years
Though Arndt said he was honest from the beginning about his intentions, StepNpull co-founder Ron Ely calls Arndt's actions plagiarism and said the entrepreneurs misrepresented themselves and “played up” their status as college students from the very
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马州乔郡拟于学校附近装测速相机 - 大纪元
Google News - over 5 years
罗恩伊利(Ron Ely)运行一个监管马州测速相机项目的部落格StopBigBrotherMD.org。伊利表示,在一个小镇就开出大量的罚单意味着乔郡对其测速相机项目能带来的收入预测过于保守。 乔郡公共工程和运输部(Department of
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PG plans speed cameras at 100 sites near schools - Washington Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
The high number of tickets issued in one small town suggests that the county's revenue projections for its own program are too conservative, according to Ron Ely, who runs StopBigBrotherMD.org. "Frankly, the numbers that [Prince George's] put forward
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Firm says U of M students stole its product idea - Bizjournals.com
Google News - over 5 years
Ron Ely, the co-founder of the Missouri company, called StepNpull, says he was happy to help the Minnesota students with sales and marketing data when they called looking for information last year. And he was surprised to find that several months later
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June 9-12: 33rd Annual Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois. - Superman Homepage
Google News - over 5 years
June 21: Ron Ely, Superman in the Superboy TV series, born in Hereford, Texas in 1938. June 27: Writer and artist Dan Jurgens (Superman) born in 1959. June 28: Superman Returns is released to cinemas in 2006
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OFFBEAT: Reader wants to know about Gov. Ann Richards Broadway play - nwitimes.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actor Ron Ely ("Tarzan") is 73. Actor Stacy Keach and singer William Guest with Gladys Knight and the Pips and drummer Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones are 70. Actor-director Charles Haid ("Hill Street Blues") is 68. Composer Marvin Hamlisch is 67
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4 - The Canadian Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Actor Ron Ely ("Tarzan") is 73. Actor Stacy Keach is 70. Singer William Guest with Gladys Knight and the Pips is 70. Drummer Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones is 70. Actor-director Charles Haid ("Hill Street Blues") is 68. Composer Marvin Hamlisch is
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(Following Advance for Use Thursday, June 2) - Sify
Google News - almost 6 years
Actor Ron Ely is 73. Actor Stacy Keach is 70. Rock musician Charlie Watts is 70. Singer William Guest (Gladys Knight & The Pips) is 70. Actor Charles Haid is 68. Composer Marvin Hamlisch is 67. Movie director Lasse (LAH'-suh) Hallstrom is 65
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Wanted In America: A Man Who Is What He Seems - Big Hollywood
Google News - almost 6 years
The action hero lives in Ron Ely going forth to fight evil and seek justice as Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze. It lives in Harrison Ford seeking illumination of the world's mysteries in the Indiana Jones films. It lives on in Christian Bale cleaning up
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Volunteers clean up trash near I-90 (with video) - News-Herald.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Additionally, city officials like Ward 3 Councilman Ron Ely volunteered, in part, to provide a better example to teenagers in the community. Ely also took part to honor the memory of his mother, a longtime volunteer of all sorts
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Sy Weintraub, 76, Movie Producer Who Broadened Tarzan's Vocabulary
NYTimes - almost 17 years
Sy Weintraub, the film producer who in the 1950's breathed new life into Tarzan's flagging celluloid career, died Tuesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 76. The cause was pancreatic cancer, Reuters reported. Under the tutelage of Mr. Weintraub, who bought the rights to the Tarzan franchise in 1958, Edgar Rice Burroughs's jungle hero
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Review/Television; Two Law Series Return, With Some Revisions
NYTimes - over 23 years
Despite obvious drawbacks, a television formula can be a thing of wonder. It depends on the talent and inventiveness of those doing the mixing from week to week. Two rigidly formularized NBC series returning this season are proving to be in remarkably tiptop shape. "Law and Order," Wednesdays at 10, is sharper and more provocative than ever. "L.A.
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FILM VIEW; TARZAN: BACK FROM OBLIVION
NYTimes - almost 33 years
W ith the arrival of ''Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes,'' the fine new film by Hugh Hudson (''Chariots of Fire''), it's apparent that Edgar Rice Burroughs's fictional wild child is as resilient as he is resourceful, and that in one fashion and another he will probably outlive us all. Three years ago, after the release of John and
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CALIFORNIAN WINS MISS AMERICA
NYTimes - over 34 years
Miss California, Debra Sue Maffett, was crowned Miss America 1983 tonight at the nationally televised pageant finals from Convention Hall here. Miss Maffett is 25 years old and lives in Anaheim. She is a 1980 graduate of Lamar University and has had small parts in two television soap operas. The first runner-up was Miss Tennessee, Desiree Daniels;
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TV WEEKEND; A BOUNTY OF SPECIALS TENNIS, BEAUTY, MUSIC
NYTimes - over 34 years
it's a weekend of specials for television. The tennis will be broadcast by CBS-TV from Flushing Meadows, Queens, as the United States Open reaches the finals. The women's singles final can be seen on a live transmission that begins tomorrow at noon. The men's singles final, scheduled for Sunday afternoon, will be part of a live telecast beginning
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MISS AMERICA PAGEANT PLANS TO CHANGE ITS TUNE
NYTimes - over 34 years
Like everything else, the price of music goes up, it seems - so Miss America will parade to a different tune this September. Having got along without Bert Parks as master of ceremonies for the past two years, the Miss America Pageant has now dropped the familiar strains of ''There She Is,'' which has accompanied the newly crowned winner on maiden
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ron Ely
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2015
    Age 76
    In April 2015, Ely announced that he was selling his lavish Santa Barbara, California, home for more than $5 million.
    More Details Hide Details Ely is married to former Miss Florida, Valerie Lundeen. They have three children, Kirsten, Kaitland, and Cameron.
  • 2001
    Age 62
    He had retired from acting in 2001, but as reported by the IMDb, he recently returned to acting with an appearance in the 2014 television movie Expecting Amish.
    More Details Hide Details Ely embarked on a professional writing career and has authored two published mystery novels featuring private eye Jake Sands: Night Shadows (1994) and East Beach (1995). In the 1970s, Ely worked briefly as a school bus driver in Westport, Connecticut.
    Until about 2001, Ely made appearances on popular TV shows, his most recent being Sheena and Renegade.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1991
    Age 52
    In the 1990s, Ely’s roles included a retired Superman from an alternate reality in the 1991 two-part episode "The Road to Hell" of the Superboy syndicated television series, and a big game hunter named Gordon Shaw in the 1992 episode "Tarzan the Hunted" of the syndicated Tarzán TV series (starring Wolf Larson).
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  • FORTIES
  • 1987
    Age 48
    Later in the decade, Ely starred in a 1987 - 88 revival of the 1960s adventure series Sea Hunt as Mike Nelson, the role played by Lloyd Bridges in the original series.
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  • 1980
    Age 41
    In the 1980s, Ely hosted the musical game show Face the Music, as well as the 1980 and 1981 Miss America Pageants, replacing longtime host Bert Parks.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1978
    Age 39
    In a 1978 Fantasy Island episode, for example, Ely portrayed Mark Antony in a Roman military short tunic and breastplate that displayed almost as much of his physique as his Tarzan costume had.
    More Details Hide Details From 1960 to 1961, Ely starred in the series The Aquanauts, and the western adventure film The Night of the Grizzly (1966) opposite Clint Walker, and later appeared in Jürgen Goslar's 1978 slavery movie Slavers, with Trevor Howard, Britt Ekland and Ray Milland.
  • 1975
    Age 36
    Ely's height (6' 4") and athletic build also won him the title role in the 1975 film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze, as well as various guest shots.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1966
    Age 27
    Ely won the role of Tarzan in 1966 after playing various supporting parts in films such as South Pacific (1958), as an airplane navigator, The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) and The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959), as well as a guest-starring role on Barbara Eden's first television series, the romantic comedy How to Marry a Millionaire.
    More Details Hide Details During the filming of Tarzan, Ely did virtually all of his stunts for the series, and suffered two dozen major injuries in the process, including two broken shoulders and various lion bites.
    Ely is best known for having portrayed Tarzan in the 1966 NBC series Tarzan and for playing the lead role in the 1975 film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1938
    Born
    Born on June 21, 1938.
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