Born John Matthew Sheffield Cassan
in Pasadena, California
on April 11, 1931
Johnny Sheffield's father was actor Reginald Sheffield who made some two dozen movies as a boy and more than 100 more as an adult. Johnny's younger brother Billy Sheffield also made several movies as a boy. While Johnny Sheffield is best known for his role as Boy in the Tarzan movies and as Bomba the Jungle Boy, he made several other movies as well. The lobby cards shown here are from Little Orvie. He also appeared on stage in the original cast of On Borrowed Time.