first_imgBALTIMORE – Gordon Scott, a handsome, muscular actor who portrayed an “intelligent and nice” Tarzan in 1950s movies, has died. He was 80. Scott, who had been living in a working-class section of south Baltimore, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of post-heart surgery complications, a hospital spokesman said. Scott made 24 movies, including “Tarzan and the Lost Safari” (1957), “Tarzan’s Fight for Life” (1958), “Tarzan and the Trappers” (1958), “Tarzan’s Greatest Adventure” (1959) and “Tarzan the Magnificent” (1960). The cast in the 1959 movie included Sean Connery and Anthony Quayle. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img