Former Steeler and Rams linebacker Mike Henry landed the Tarzan role after his final season in Los Angeles.
He played Walt Chaffee, a linebacker for the Saints, in "Number One"
In Rio Lobo he played Sheriff Tom Hendricks
In 1973's Soylent Green he played Kulozik.
He played one of the vicious prison guard named Rassmeusen in 1974's "The Longest Yard"
On M*A*S*H (the TV Series) he played Lt. Col. Donald Penobscott, Hot Lips's fiance
He played Jackie Gleason's slow-witted son Junior Justice in "Smokey and the Bandit"