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Ron Ely? Most Beautiful Human Ever?

i was so in love with this dude when i was 6,anyone else?

by Anonymousreply 5802/04/2013

Yes, when his TV Guide Tarzan cover came out, I use to jerk off to it all the time.

by Anonymousreply 106/15/2011

I dunno OP, Denny Miller gave him a run for his Tarzan-money.

by Anonymousreply 206/15/2011

I was a Porter Ricks (and Race Bannon) kid myself.

by Anonymousreply 306/15/2011

At the time, I was more taken with the cinema Tarzan, Mike Henry. Now that I'm older, I can appreciate the charms of Ron Ely..sigh..

by Anonymousreply 406/15/2011

Yeah, the sexiest man during his time. I remember thinking about his nakedness while jerking off that time.

by Anonymousreply 506/15/2011

He was nothing compared to Mike Henry -- just a skinny, chinless zero. But Mike Henry was Michaelangelo's David as a football star turned chiseled muscleman Tarzan.

by Anonymousreply 606/15/2011

Ely had sexy feet.

by Anonymousreply 706/15/2011

Wow. Just binged him: Mike Henry IS awesome.

by Anonymousreply 806/15/2011

Mike got all the ha-man good looks in the Henry family.

His brother was Buck Henry.

by Anonymousreply 906/15/2011

OMG, that's too funny. As funny as Woody Allen having to look at his son Ronan as a cruel joke on him.

by Anonymousreply 1006/15/2011

Denny Miller gets my vote%0D

by Anonymousreply 1106/15/2011

Doc Savage-era Ely resulted in my introducing copious amounts of Vaseline Intensive Care to my penis.

by Anonymousreply 1206/15/2011

[quote]I was a Porter Ricks (and Race Bannon) kid myself.

How old are you bitches?

by Anonymousreply 1306/15/2011

The hairy chested Tarzans were simply the best!

by Anonymousreply 1406/15/2011

Joe Lora was so hot.

by Anonymousreply 1506/15/2011

Very chewable nipples on Ely, too. Didn't he host a game show once?

by Anonymousreply 1606/15/2011

I'd bury my face in Mike Henry's crotch and live there for the next ten years.

by Anonymousreply 1706/15/2011

As Tarzan, Ely had a quiet masculinity to his whole being, his stance, his physical body...he always was looking out for Jai, which made him all the more appealing.%0D %0D Harvey Fierstein said once on a local talk show that he saw an episode of Tarzan as a kid and in it Tarz and Jai slept out together overnight in the jungle and he thought he'd like to be Jai, just hanging out with Tarzan sleeping next to him.%0D %0D He's not alone.%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 1806/15/2011

I was in love with Denny Miller and Race Bannon too. Ron Ely was gorgeous but he played Tarzan with a polished vocab and, believe it or not, that turned me off of him.%0D %0D Maybe the no-chest hair thing turned me off as well. Never thought about it before.

by Anonymousreply 1906/15/2011


by Anonymousreply 2006/15/2011

I didn't see Denny as Tarzan. I loved him as Duke Shannon on Wagon Train.

by Anonymousreply 2106/15/2011

Yes, R16, Face the Music.

by Anonymousreply 2206/15/2011

And Duke the surfer on "Gilligan's Isle" R21. He also played the military husband to Juliet Prowse on a short lived show she had. They put him in very tight white tee shirts frequently. Thank you to whoever instituted that.

Count me as another who had a permanent boner for Mike Henry as Tarzan. Lot's of daydreams about me as "The Boy" with that dream daddy Tarzan as a kid.

by Anonymousreply 2306/15/2011

Years later, gays were jerking to Miles O'Keefe -

by Anonymousreply 2406/15/2011

Ron had the nicest tits on TV. Those babies needed some serious sucking!!!!!!!!!!!!! HOT HOT HOT and that loincloth often showed major meat. I used to get so fucking turned on watching that show as a kid. WHY IS THIS SHOW NOT ON DVD????????? Ron was a fantasy dad during my youth as was Harry Reems when I was a bit older.

by Anonymousreply 2506/16/2011

Mike Henry WAS hot.

by Anonymousreply 2606/16/2011

Did Ron or Mike ever have Janes to play opposite as Tarzan? Any romantic scenes for those two?%0D %0D Are those guys still with us today? Any recent photos?

by Anonymousreply 2706/16/2011

No love for Christopher Lambert as Greystoke? I thought he was great & sexy in that role -- wonky eyes notwithstanding.

by Anonymousreply 2806/16/2011

Nobody saw that movie R28. Saturday afternoons watching Ely's Tarzan was great. He was so beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 2906/16/2011

What, no love for Elmo Lincoln?

by Anonymousreply 3006/16/2011

[quote]Didn't he host a game show once?

Yep -- a ripoff of [italic]Name That Tune[/italic] called [italic]Face the Music.[/italic]

by Anonymousreply 3106/16/2011

Whoops, not only did I not see R22's post, I fucked up the link. Oh well.

Lex Barker was another hot Tarzan, but apparently a creep in real life -- Lana Turner's daughter, Cheryl Crane, claims he molested her as a teenager.

by Anonymousreply 3206/16/2011

bump for Ron. He was one of the few outlets I had. Besides him, I had to wait for the rare episode of Flipper where the Dad would take his shirt off.

by Anonymousreply 3306/16/2011

[quote]He (Denny Miller) also played the military husband to Juliet Prowse on a short lived show she had. They put him in very tight white tee shirts frequently. Thank you to whoever instituted that. %0D %0D %0D "Meet Mona McCluskey" was the show. In addition to his hunky looks, he had a sexy voice. %0D

by Anonymousreply 3406/16/2011

I have to say, looking at the photos of the 1960s and 70s Tarzans like Ron, Mike and Denny, there was an ease to showing off their unwaxed and unshaven bodies in those rather silly little loincloths that we would never see today in these puritanical and homophobic times. %0D %0D It reached a silliness in the 80s with pretty boys Miles O'Keefe and Casper Van Dien when Tarzan looked like he'd just been customized in a West Hollywood spa and I wonder if those images finally put an end to Tarzan as a true mythical hero for teenage boys and a gay fantasy for the rest of us? %0D %0D Wasn't Disney's cartoon the last time he starred in a film or TV show?

by Anonymousreply 3506/16/2011

Y'all must know that Denny became a millionaire as the Gorton Fisherman, don'tya?

by Anonymousreply 3606/16/2011

Happy Birthday Ron Ely - born June 21, 1938.

by Anonymousreply 3706/21/2011

I always liked Cornel Wilde in "The Naked Prey".

by Anonymousreply 3806/21/2011

Did Johnny Weissmuller shave or wax all of his body hair? %0D %0D He's never discussed here but I think he was pretty hot in those very early Tarzan films.

by Anonymousreply 3906/21/2011

Weissmuller lived near my parents in his retirement years. He had a very hairy chest when seen at the country club pool.

by Anonymousreply 4006/22/2011

I love it when old queens reminisce.

by Anonymousreply 4106/22/2011

Yep...When I was a kid, I would jo to Ron Ely's Tarzan and kept watching/wishing/hoping for that loin cloth to creep up his ass just a little more!%0D He was definitely a hot guy!

by Anonymousreply 4206/22/2011

By the time Mike Henry came around the Tarzan pictures were the second half of drive-in double features.

by Anonymousreply 4306/22/2011

But Ron Ely was on television--I think Mike Henry was just in the movies. I think Ron Ely was the sexiest Tarzan of any--movies or TV.

by Anonymousreply 4406/23/2011

Mr. Lincoln

by Anonymousreply 4506/24/2011

Agree with what a previous poster said- Ron Ely's tits were beautiful. That TV Guide cover brought much pleasure to this once gay teen.

by Anonymousreply 4606/24/2011

Umm, that should have read ONCE teen gay. I'm still gay.. ;)

by Anonymousreply 4706/24/2011

The Seahunt remake Ron Ely starred in also showed those awesome tits. Northing beats those Tarzan shows-every week seeing near closeups of Rons huge erect nipples. I can not believe his fucking hot body in that tiny loincloth made it past the blue haired network censors. How any one could look at Ron in Tarzan and not think about sex is beyond me!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 4807/03/2011

I also was in love with Ron Ely.%0D %0D I remember thinking how he was so tall and perfect.

by Anonymousreply 4907/03/2011

"I had to wait for the rare episode of Flipper where the Dad would take his shirt off."

Shit! I fucking LOVED "Flipper"! Had some naughty thoughts about Sandy! Yeah, I'm old.......

by Anonymousreply 5007/03/2011

He was one of my early same sex crushes.

by Anonymousreply 5102/04/2013

Does EVERY thread here have to be an eldergay thread? You old farts are so tiresome and boring!

by Anonymousreply 5202/04/2013

And your new farts smell any better ? Punk ass 21 year olds don't know a fucking thing.

by Anonymousreply 5302/04/2013

Eldergay thread.

by Anonymousreply 5402/04/2013

Whatever...Ron Ely is a gun- totin, Bush votin, conservative Republican. I know because he's a Facebook friend!

by Anonymousreply 5502/04/2013

Tonight on TARZAN, the SUPREMES!

by Anonymousreply 5602/04/2013

R25 - I had never heard of folks sucking mens tits before ... learn something new every day!

by Anonymousreply 5702/04/2013

Mike Henry was my ideal Tarzan. Ron Ely turned out to be a conservative idiot.

by Anonymousreply 5802/04/2013
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