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R. G. Armstrong

Robert Golden Armstrong was an American actor and playwright. A veteran character actor who appeared in dozens of Westerns over the course of his 40-year career, he may be best remembered for his work with director Sam Peckinpah.

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Apr 7, 1917 In Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series General Electric Theater 1953-02-01
Latest Project:
Movie Sam Peckinpah: Portrait 2006-06-01
Known For
Poster of Dick Tracy
Poster of Ghetto Blaster
Poster of The Car
Poster of My Name Is Nobody
Movie Sam Peckinpah: Portrait Unknown 2006-06-01
Movie Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah Unknown 2005-01-01
Movie Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self 2004-07-25
Movie Purgatory Coachman 1999-01-10
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask Old Man 1998-02-05
Series Millennium Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie Invasion of Privacy Sam Logan - Storekeeper 1996-01-01
Movie Don't Look Back Parish 1996-07-13
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Movie Payback Mac 1995-01-10
Movie Dead Center Art Fencer 1994-04-27
Movie Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron Himself 1993-06-29
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Warlock: The Armageddon Franks 1993-05-01
Movie Dick Tracy Pruneface 1990-04-05
Movie Ghetto Blaster Curtis 1989-01-01
Series Quantum Leap Unknown 1989-03-26
Movie Trapper County War Pop Luddigger 1989-01-01
Movie Bulletproof Miles Blackburn 1988-04-20
Movie LBJ: The Early Years Samuel Ealey Johnson 1987-02-01
Movie Independence Uriah Creed 1987-03-28
Series Friday the 13th: The Series Lewis Vendredi 1987-10-03
Movie Predator Farmer Flint 1987-06-12
Series Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1987-09-25
Movie Oceans of Fire Rusty West 1986-01-01
Movie Red Headed Stranger Unknown 1986-01-01
Movie The Best of Times Schutte 1986-01-31
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Jocks Coach Bettlebom 1986-11-14
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Children of the Corn Diehl 1984-03-09
Movie Lone Wolf McQuade T. Tyler 1983-04-15
Movie The Beast Within Doc Schoonmaker 1982-02-12
Movie Hammett Lt. O'Mara 1982-06-09
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Movie The Shadow Riders Sheriff Miles Gillette 1982-09-28
Movie Evilspeak Sarge 1981-08-22
Movie Raggedy Man Rigby 1981-09-18
Series Dynasty Unknown 1981-01-12
Movie Reds Government Agent 1981-12-25
Movie The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper Dempsey 1981-11-13
Series Darkroom Unknown 1981-11-27
Series Skag Unknown 1980-01-06
Movie Where the Buffalo Roam Judge Simpson 1980-04-25
Movie Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Mr. Hemmings 1979-04-13
Movie Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider Al Barber 1979-05-01
Movie The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang Leland Stanford 1979-11-20
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie Texas Detour Sheriff Burt 1978-06-06
Movie Heaven Can Wait General Manager 1978-06-28
Movie Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell Dunworth 1978-10-31
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Movie The Time Machine Gen. Harris 1978-11-05
Movie Mr. Billion Sheriff T.C. Bishop 1977-03-03
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1977-02-02
Movie The Car Amos Clements 1977-05-12
Movie The Pack Cobb 1977-11-20
Movie Stay Hungry Thor Erickson 1976-04-23
Movie Dixie Dynamite Charlie White - Bank President 1976-05-13
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-09-22
Movie Race with the Devil Sheriff Taylor 1975-06-01
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Movie Boss Nigger Mayor Griffin 1975-08-17
Movie White Line Fever Prosecutor 1975-07-16
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie Mean Johnny Barrows Richard 1975-11-27
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie The Legend of Hillbilly John Bristowe 1974-02-01
Movie Manhunter Henry Stratemeyer 1974-02-26
Series The Manhunter Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Movin' On Unknown 1974-05-08
Movie Reflections of Murder Mr. Turner 1974-11-24
Movie Prologue to Wounded Knee Rupert Beeker - Owner of 'Beeker's Bar' 1973-04-27
Movie Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Unknown 1973-05-23
Movie My Name Is Nobody Honest John 1973-12-13
Movie White Lightning Big Bear 1973-08-06
Movie Running Wild Bull 1973-08-15
Movie J.W. Coop Jim Sawyer 1972-01-01
Movie Justin Morgan Had a Horse Squire Fisk 1972-02-06
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Movie The Final Comedown Mr. Freeman 1972-05-31
Movie The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid Clell Miller 1972-05-12
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Tiger by the Tail Ben Holmes 1970-01-01
Movie The Ballad of Cable Hogue Quittner 1970-05-13
Movie The Great White Hope Captain Dan 1970-10-11
Movie The McMasters Watson 1970-08-01
Movie 80 Steps to Jonah Mackray 1969-12-01
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Here Come the Brides Unknown 1968-09-25
Series The Invaders Police Capt. Bill Battersea 1967-01-10
Series Custer Unknown 1967-09-06
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1967-09-10
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Series The Guns of Will Sonnett Unknown 1967-09-08
Series The Time Tunnel Allan Pinkerton 1966-09-09
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The CAT Police Capt. McAllister 1966-09-16
Movie El Dorado Kevin MacDonald 1966-12-17
Movie Major Dundee Reverend Dahlstrom 1965-04-07
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Movie He Rides Tall Joshua 'Josh' McCloud 1964-02-25
Movie Calhoun Zac Laird 1964-07-08
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series The Fugitive Tully Gage 1963-09-17
Movie Ride the High Country Joshua Knudsen 1962-06-20
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour John Cooley 1962-09-20
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series 87th Precinct Unknown 1961-09-25
Series Everglades Unknown 1961-10-09
Movie The Fugitive Kind Sheriff Jordan Talbott 1960-04-14
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series The Andy Griffith Show Farmer Flint 1960-10-03
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-06
Movie Ten Who Dared Oramel Howland 1960-11-01
Series Black Saddle Unknown 1959-01-10
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Movie No Name on the Bullet Asa Canfield 1959-02-01
Series Mr. Lucky Unknown 1959-10-24
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Series The Twilight Zone Contractor 1959-10-02
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Movie From Hell to Texas Hunter Boyd 1958-06-01
Movie Never Love a Stranger Flix 1958-06-22
Series The Texan Unknown 1958-09-29
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Have Gun, Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Series Sugarfoot Unknown 1957-09-17
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Baby Doll Townsman Sid (voice) (uncredited) 1956-12-18
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Unknown 1955-09-06
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Movie Garden of Eden J. Randolph Latimore 1954-09-01
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01