Biography

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Robert Golden "R.G." Armstrong (born April 7, 1917) is 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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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Robert Golden "R.G." Armstrong (born April 7, 1917) is 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.

Description above from the Wikipedia article R. G. Armstrong, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 136

Birthday 1917-04-07

Day of Death 2012-07-27

Place of Birth Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • R. G. Armstrong
  • Robert Golden Armstrong
  • Robert Armstrong

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2005 Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah
2004 Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade as Himself
1999 Purgatory as Coachman
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask as Old Man
1996 Millennium (1 episode)
1996 Don't Look Back as Parish
1996 Invasion of Privacy as Sam Logan - Storekeeper
1995 Payback as Mac
1995 Cybill (1 episode)
1994 Dead Center as Art Fencer
1993 Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron as Himself
1993 Warlock: The Armageddon as Franks
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (2 episodes)
1990 Dick Tracy as Pruneface
1989 Quantum Leap (1 episode)
1989 Ghetto Blaster as Curtis
1988 Bulletproof as Miles Blackburn
1987 Friday the 13th (5 episodes)
1987 Beauty and the Beast (1 episode)
1987 Predator as Major General Homer Phillips
1987 Independence as Uriah Creed
1987 LBJ: The Early Years as Samuel Ealey Johnson
1986 Jocks as Coach Bettlebom
1986 L.A. Law (2 episodes)
1986 Matlock (2 episodes)
1986 The Best of Times as Schutte
1986 Oceans of Fire as Rusty West
1986 Red Headed Stranger
1984 Children of the Corn as Diehl
1983 Lone Wolf McQuade as T. Tyler
1982 The Shadow Riders as Sheriff Miles Gillette
1982 Matt Houston (1 episode)
1982 Hammett as Lt. O'Mara
1982 The Beast Within as Doc Schoonmaker
1981 Reds as Agent
1981 Darkroom (1 episode)
1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper as Dempsey
1981 Raggedy Man as Rigby
1981 Evilspeak as Sarge
1981 Dynasty (3 episodes)
1980 Where the Buffalo Roam as Judge Simpson
1980 Skag (1 episode)
1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang as Leland Stanford
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (1 episode)
1979 Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider as Al Barber
1979 Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff as Mr. Hemmings
1978 The Time Machine as Gen. Harris
1978 Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell as Dunworth
1978 Heaven Can Wait as General Manager
1978 Texas Detour as Sheriff Burt
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1977 The Pack as Cobb
1977 The Car as Amos Clements
1977 Tales of the Unexpected (US) (1 episode)
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode)
1976 Dixie Dynamite as Charlie White - Bank President
1976 Stay Hungry as Thor Erickson
1976 Mean Johnny Barrows as Richard
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)
1975 Switch (1 episode)
1975 Boss Nigger as Mayor Griffin
1975 White Line Fever as Prosecutor
1975 Race with the Devil as Sheriff Taylor
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1974 Reflections of Murder as Mr. Turner
1974 The Manhunter (1 episode)
1974 Movin' On (1 episode)
1974 Manhunter as Henry Stratemeyer
1974 The Legend of Hillbilly John as Bristowe
1973 My Name Is Nobody as Honest John
1973 White Lightning as Big Bear
1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid as Ollinger
1972 The Final Comedown as Mr. Freeman
1972 The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid as Clell Miller
1972 Justin Morgan Had a Horse as Squire Fisk
1972 The Sixth Sense (1 episode)
1972 J.W. Coop as Jim Sawyer
1971 Cannon (3 episodes)
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)
1970 The Great White Hope as Captain Dan
1970 The McMasters as Watson
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue as Quittner
1970 Tiger by the Tail as Ben Holmes
1969 80 Steps to Jonah as Mackray
1968 Here Come the Brides (1 episode)
1968 Lancer (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (2 episodes)
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)
1967 Custer (1 episode)
1967 El Dorado as Kevin MacDonald
1966 The CAT (26 episodes) as Police Capt. McAllister
1966 Felony Squad (1 episode)
1966 Time Tunnel (1 episode)
1965 The F.B.I. (3 episodes)
1965 The Big Valley (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1965 Major Dundee as Reverend Dahlstrom
1964 Daniel Boone (2 episodes)
1964 Calhoun: County Agent as Zac Laird
1964 He Rides Tall as Joshua 'Josh' McCloud
1963 The Fugitive (3 episodes)
1962 The Virginian (2 episodes)
1962 Ride the High Country as Joshua Knudsen
1961 Everglades (1 episode)
1961 87th Precinct (1 episode)
1960 Ten Who Dared as Oramel Howland
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode) as Farmer Flint
1960 The Tall Man (1 episode)
1960 The Fugitive Kind as Sheriff Jordan Talbott
1959 Mr. Lucky (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1959 Riverboat (1 episode)
1959 No Name on the Bullet as Asa Canfield
1959 Black Saddle (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (4 episodes)
1958 Bat Masterson (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (2 episodes)
1958 The Texan (2 episodes)
1958 Bronco (1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (1 episode)
1958 Never Love a Stranger as Flix
1958 From Hell to Texas as Hunter Boyd
1957 Maverick (2 episodes)
1957 Perry Mason (3 episodes)
1957 Sugarfoot (2 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (2 episodes)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (2 episodes)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (2 episodes)
1955 Cheyenne (2 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (5 episodes)
1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)

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