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Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film actor best remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures. He uttered the famous exit quote, "'Twas beauty killed the beast," at the film's end. Months later, he starred as Carl Denham again in the sequel, Son of Kong, released the same year.

In the late 1950s, Armstrong appeared as Sheriff Andy Anderson on Rod Cameron's syndicated western-themed television series, State Trooper.

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film actor best remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures. He uttered the famous exit quote, "'Twas beauty killed the beast," at the film's end. Months later, he starred as Carl Denham again in the sequel, Son of Kong, released the same year.

In the late 1950s, Armstrong appeared as Sheriff Andy Anderson on Rod Cameron's syndicated western-themed television series, State Trooper.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 135

Birthday 1890-11-20

Day of Death 1973-04-20

Place of Birth Saginaw, Michigan, USA

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Also Known As

  • Bob Armstrong

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1964 For Those Who Think Young as Norman Armstrong (Cronin's business associate)
1963 Redigo(1 episode)
1959 The Alaskans(1 episode)
1958 Girl with an Itch as Ben Cooper
1958 77 Sunset Strip(1 episode)
1957 The Crooked Circle as Al Taylor
1957 26 Men(1 episode)
1957 Trackdown(1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason(4 episodes)
1957 Sugarfoot(1 episode)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel(1 episode)
1956 The Peacemaker as Sheriff Ben Seale
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater(1 episode)
1956 State Trooper(24 episodes)
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour(1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(2 episodes) as Saloonkeeper
1955 Cheyenne(1 episode)
1955 Double Jeopardy as Sam Baggott
1955 Gang Busters as Det. Tim Nolan
1955 Las Vegas Shakedown as Doc
1954 Climax!(1 episode)
1954 Studio 57(2 episodes)
1954 Lassie(1 episode)
1954 Public Defender(1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater(2 episodes)
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1952 The Pace That Thrills as J.C. Barton
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)
1950 The First Hundred Years(291 episodes)
1950 Lux Video Theatre(1 episode)
1950 Destination Big House as Ed Somers
1950 Captain China as Keegan
1949 Sons of New Mexico as Pat Feeney
1949 Mighty Joe Young as Max O'Hara
1949 The Lucky Stiff as Insp. Von Flanagan
1949 Streets of San Francisco as Willard Logan
1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary as George 'Goldie' Harrigan
1948 The Paleface as Terris
1948 Return of the Bad Men as Wild Bill Doolin
1947 The Fugitive as Police sergeant
1947 Exposed as Insp. Prentice
1947 Fall Guy as Mac McLaine
1946 Criminal Court as Vic Wright
1946 Decoy as Frank Olins
1946 Blonde Alibi as Williams
1946 Gay Blades as McManus
1945 The Royal Mounted Rides Again as Jonathan Price
1945 Arson Squad as Fire Capt. Joe Dugan
1945 The Falcon in San Francisco as Duke Monet / De Forrest Marshall
1945 Gangs of the Waterfront as Peter Winkly and Dutch Malone
1945 Blood on the Sun as Col Hideki Tojo
1944 Belle of the Yukon as George
1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War as Joe Tinker
1944 The Navy Way as CPO Harper
1944 Action in Arabia as Matthew Reed
1943 The Mad Ghoul as 'Scoop' McClure
1943 The Kansan as Malachy
1943 Adventures of the Flying Cadets as Arthur Galt
1943 Wings Over The Pacific as Pieter Van Bronk
1942 Baby Face Morgan as 'Doc' Rogers
1942 My Favorite Spy as Harry Robinson
1942 It Happened in Flatbush as Danny Mitchell
1942 Gang Busters as Det. Tim Nolan
1941 Dive Bomber as Art Lyons
1941 Citadel of Crime as Cal Fullerton
1941 Sky Raiders as Lieutenant Ed Carey
1941 Mr. Dynamite as Paul
1940 San Francisco Docks as Father Cameron
1940 Meet the Fleet as CPO Bill Jennings
1940 Behind the News as Vic Archer
1940 Service With The Colors as Sgt. Clicker
1940 Enemy Agent as Gordon
1940 Forgotten Girls as Grover Mullins
1940 Framed as Skippy
1939 Call a Messenger as Kirk Graham
1939 The Roaring Twenties as Hatted Passerby Before Nightclub (uncredited)
1939 Flight at Midnight as Jim Brennan
1939 Winter Carnival as Tiger Reynolds
1939 Unmarried as Pins Streaver
1939 Man of Conquest as Jim Bowie
1939 The Flying Irishman as Joe Alden
1938 There Goes My Heart as Detective O'Brien
1937 She Loved a Fireman as Smokey Shannon
1937 The Girl Said No as Jimmie Allen
1937 It Can't Last Forever as Al Tinker
1937 Three Legionnaires as Sgt. Chuck Connors
1937 Nobody's Baby as Scoops Hanford
1936 Without Orders as Wad. Madison
1936 All American Chump as Bill Hogan
1936 Public Enemy's Wife as Gene Ferguson
1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford as Nick Martel (bookie)
1935 Things You Never See on the Screen as Himself
1935 Pirate Party on Catalina Isle as Performer
1935 Remember Last Night? as Fred Flannagan
1935 Little Big Shot as Steve Craig
1935 G-Men as Jeff McCord
1935 Sweet Music as Dopey Malone
1935 Gigolette as Chuck Ahearn
1935 The Mystery Man as Larry Doyle
1934 Flirting with Danger as Bob Owens
1934 Kansas City Princess as Dynamite 'Dynie' Carson
1934 The Hell Cat as Dan Collins
1934 Manhattan Love Song as Tom Williams
1934 She Made Her Bed as 'Duke' Gordon
1934 Search for Beauty as Larry Williams
1934 Palooka as Pete Palooka
1933 The Son of Kong as Carl Denham
1933 Above the Clouds as Scoop Adams
1933 Blind Adventure as Richard Bruce
1933 I Love That Man as Driller
1933 King Kong as Carl Denham
1933 Fast Workers as Bucker Reilly
1932 Penguin Pool Murder as Lawyer Barry Costello
1932 Hold 'Em Jail as Sports Announcer Inmate
1932 The Most Dangerous Game as Martin Trowbridge
1932 Is My Face Red? as Ed Maloney
1932 Radio Patrol as Bill Kennedy
1932 The Lost Squadron as Lt. 'Woody' Curwood
1932 Panama Flo as Babe Dillon
1931 Suicide Fleet as Dutch
1931 The Tip-Off as Kayo McClure
1931 Ex-Bad Boy as Chester Binney
1931 Iron Man as George Regan
1930 Paid as Joe Garson
1930 Danger Lights as Larry Doyle
1930 Dumb-bells in Ermine as Jerry Malone
1930 Be Yourself! as Jerry Moore
1929 The Racketeer as Mahlon Keane
1929 Oh, Yeah! as Dude Cowan
1929 Big News as Steve Banks
1928 Show Folks
1928 Celebrity as Kid Reagan
1928 A Girl in Every Port as Salami
1928 The Leopard Lady as Chris
1927 The Main Event as Red Lucas

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