William Joseph Lara, the famous American actor who played the role of the wild hero ‘Tarzan’ in the American telefilm ‘Tarzan Manhattan’, was killed in a plane crash along with his wife.
William Joseph Lara was traveling from one city to another in the US state of Tennessee on a small plane two days ago when his plane crashed.
The plane carrying William Joseph Lara crashed into the sea within Rutherford County, Tennessee, according to the Associated Press (AP).
Rescue operations were launched immediately after the crash, but the bodies of those killed in the crash could not be found until May 30.
Authorities say William Joseph Lara and his wife, dietitian Gwen S. Lara, were on board the plane, which killed a total of seven people.
Authorities say all on board were from the same town, Brentwood, Tennessee, but it was not immediately clear what relationship the other victims had with the actor.
Authorities said the dead included David Martin, Jennifer Martin, Jessica Walters and Jonathan Walters.
William Joseph Lara also practiced martial arts and modeling before acting, but soon began acting before 1990.
William Joseph Lara made his acting debut in the movie “Night Wars” and the next year in 1989 he was given the lead role in the telefilm Tarzan Manhattan.
William Joseph Lara became famous for playing the role of Tarzan, his film was produced by CBS TV, which was also shown on TV in many countries around the world at that time.
After the telefilm, William Joseph Lara appeared in several Hollywood and American films, while he also acted in several dramas.
William Joseph Lara played the lead role in the Tarzan TV series again in 1996 and the series aired 22 episodes throughout the year and his series was also televised in many countries around the world.
William Joseph Lara has been rarely seen in the world of showbiz for the past several years, but he appeared in a short film in 2018, almost six years later.
His last film ‘Summer of 67’ was released in 2018 while his last play ‘The Magnificent Seven’ was released in 2000.