Robert Armstrong

Highest Rated:
100% The Paleface (1948)
Lowest Rated:
20% The Sea of Grass (1947)
Birthday:
Nov 20
Birthplace:
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Bio:
Robert Armstrong is familiar to old movie buffs for his case-hardened, rapid fire vocal delivery in typical roles as promotional schemers-agents-managers-and hard-boiled officials of many sorts in over 160 films. He spent a short hitch in the infantry during World War I. Armstrong originally decided…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
My Favorite Spy
  • Actor
-- 2013
Around the World
  • General
-- 2013
Kansas City Princess
  • Actor
-- 2012
Rock That Uke
  • Actor
-- 2007
Sixes and the One Eyed King
  • Actor
-- 2006
Rock That Uke
  • Actor
-- 2003
Body of Influence (Indecent Advances)
  • Flashback Man
-- 1993
Another Chance
  • Actor
-- 1988
The Confessions of Robert Crumb
  • Actor
-- 1987
For Those Who Think Young
  • Cronin's Business Associates
-- 1964
Johnny Cool
  • Gang Member
-- 1963
The Pace That Thrills
  • Barton
-- 1952
94% Mighty Joe Young
  • Max O'Hara
-- 1949
100% The Paleface
  • Terris
-- 1948
Return of the Bad Men
  • Wild Bill Doolin
-- 1948
20% The Sea of Grass
  • Floyd McCurtin
-- 1947
Fall Guy
  • Mac McLaine
-- 1947
86% The Fugitive
  • Police Sergeant
-- 1947
Decoy
  • Frank Olins
-- 1946
Criminal Court
  • Vic Wright
-- 1946
The Falcon in San Francisco
  • De Forrest Marshall
-- 1945
Royal Mounted Rides Again
  • Price
-- 1945
Blood on the Sun
  • Col. Tojo
-- 1945
Mr. Winkle Goes to War
  • Joe Tinker
-- 1944
The Navy Way
  • Chief Petty Officer Harper
-- 1944
Belle of the Yukon
  • George
-- 1944
Wings Over the Pacific
  • Pieter
-- 1943
Mad Ghoul
  • Ken McClure
-- 1943
The Kansan,(Wagon Wheels)
  • Malachy
-- 1943
Adventures of the Flying Cadets
  • Arthur Galt
-- 1943
Let's Get Tough!
  • Officer "Pops" Stevens
-- 1942
Babyface Morgan
  • "Doc" Rogers
-- 1942
Gangbusters
  • Actor
-- 1942
Gang Busters
  • Tim Nolan
-- 1942
Sky Raiders:Serial
  • Lt. Ed Carey
-- 1941
Dive Bomber
  • Art Lyons
-- 1941
Man of Conquest
  • Jim Bowie
-- 1939
There Goes My Heart
  • Detective O'Brien
-- 1938
The Night Hawk
  • McCormick
-- 1938
The Girl Said No (With Words and Music)
  • Jimmie Allen
-- 1937
Radio Patrol
  • Actor
-- 1937
Nobody's Baby
  • Scoops Hanford
-- 1937
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
  • Nick Martel
-- 1936
Public Enemy's Wife
  • Gene Ferguson
-- 1936
Without Orders
  • Wad Madison
-- 1936
Little Big Shot
  • Steve Craig
-- 1935
Flirting With Danger
  • Bob Owens
-- 1935
Remember Last Night?
  • Fred Flannagan
-- 1935
G-Men
  • Jeff McCord
-- 1935
The Mystery Man
  • Larry
-- 1935
Joe Palooka
  • Pete Palooka
-- 1934
Manhattan Love Song
  • Williams
-- 1934
Search For Beauty
  • Larry Williams
-- 1934
33% The Son Of Kong
  • Carl Denham
-- 1933
Blind Adventure
  • Richard Bruce
-- 1933
98% King Kong
  • Carl Denham
-- 1933
Hold 'Em Jail
  • The Radio Announcer
-- 1932
100% The Most Dangerous Game
  • Martin Trowbridge
-- 1932
Penguin Pool Murder
  • Barry Costello
-- 1932
Is My Face Red?
  • Ed Maloney
-- 1932
Lost Squadron
  • Lt. Woody Curwood
-- 1932
Tip Off
  • Kayo McClure
-- 1931
Iron Man
  • George Regan
-- 1931
Be Yourself!
  • Jerry Moore
-- 1930
Paid
  • Joe Garson
-- 1930
Danger Lights
  • Larry Doyle
-- 1930
The Racketeer (Love's Conquest)
  • Mahlon Keane
-- 1929
The Leatherneck
  • William Calhoun
-- 1929
Big News
  • Steve Banks
-- 1929
Ned McCobb's Daughter
  • Babe Callahan
-- 1928
Show Folks
  • Owens
-- 1928
A Girl in Every Port
  • Salami
-- 1928
The Leopard Lady
  • Chris
-- 1928

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Quotes from Robert Armstrong's Characters

    1. Police Captain: Well, Denham, the airplanes got him.
    2. Carl Denham: Oh no, it was beauty killed the beast.
    From King Kong. Submitted by Michael B (23 months ago)
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