Alfredo Codona

Birthday October 7, 1893

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Mexico

DEATH DATE Jul 30, 1937 (43)

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Trapeze artist who was related to the Flying Codonas. He was known for performing his famed triple somersault.

Before Fame

He began his circus career at seven and a half months old, as his father, a flyer, would hold him during performances.


He committed suicide in Long Beach, California after shooting his third wife.

Family Life

He married Clara Curtin in 1917, Lillian Leitzel in 1928, and Vera Bruce in 1932.

Associated With

Codona was Johnny Weissmuller's stuntman in the film Tarzan and His Mate.