Joe Lara Biography
This is what you need to know about William Joseph Lara, an American actor, martial artist, and musician, best known for the role of Tarzan in the American TV series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures. Joseph Lara passed away on 29 May 2021, Smyrna, Tennessee, United States following a plane crush.
Joe Lara Death
Lara was killed as the result of a small plane crash into Percy Priest Lake near Smyrna, Tennessee. His wife Gwen Shamblin Lara, the pilot, his wife’s son-in-law, and three members of the Lara’s church also died in the crash. The plane was a Cessna Citation ISP owned by the church.
Joe Lara Age
Lara was 58 years old, born on 2 October 1962, San Diego, California, United States.
Joe Lara Height
Lara stood at a height of 1.9 m
Joe Lara Wife
Lara was married to Christian author and pastor Gwen Shamblin from Aug. 18, 2018 untill their death on May 29 2021. He was the father of one child from his previous relationship with Natasha Pavlovich.
Joe Lara Children
Lara had three children one from his previous relationship and a step father of two with Gwen Shamblin namely Michael Shamblin, Elizabeth Shamblin Hannah.
Joe Lara Net Worth
Lara had a net worth estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million U.S dollars.
Joe Lara Career
Lara played Tarzan in the TV movie Tarzan in Manhattan and in the follow-up TV series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures. He also appeared in many action films, among them Steel Frontier and American Cyborg: Steel Warrior. He gave up acting after twenty years in 2002 to pursue a career in country music. At the peak of his fame Joe Lara appeared in two action films, Armstrong and Warhead.
Joe Lara Movies and TV Shows
- Night Wars as American Soldier (1988)
- Gunsmoke: The Last Apache as Wolf (1990)
- Sunset Heat as Todd (1992)
- The Presence as Matt (1992)
- American Cyborg: Steel Warrior as Austin Cyborg (1993)
- Tropical Heat as Devon Madsen (1993)
- Baywatch as Frank Randall (1993)
- Steel Frontier as Johnny Yuma (1995)
- Hologram Man as Captain Kurt Decoda (1995)
- Live Wire 2 : Human Timebomb as Price (1995)
- Final Equinox as Lugar (1996)
- Warhead as General Kraft (1995)
- Tarzan: The Epic Adventures as John Clayton / Tarzan (1996–2000)
- Operation Delta Force: Great Soldiers (1997)
- Armstrong as ‘Ponytail’ (1998)
- Lima: Breaking the Silence as Victor (1999)
- Very Mean Men (2000)