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R.G. Armstrong



Birmingham-born R.G. Armstrong attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he was active with the Carolina Playmakers. On the New York stage since the 1940s, Armstrong is best remembered for creating the role of Big Daddy in the original 1955 Broadway production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In film since 1957, Armstrong appeared in more than his share of westerns, usually as an able-bodied sheriff or thick-necked land baron. A frequent visitor to television, R. G. Armstrong was a regular on the 1967 adventure series T.H.E. Cat.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Keeper of Souls
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet The Man in the Iron Mask
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet Invasion of Privacy
  • Actor
1996
No Score Yet Payback
  • Mac
1995
No Score Yet Dead Center
  • Art Fencer
1994
No Score Yet Warlock: The Armageddon
  • Franks
1993
64% Dick Tracy
  • Pruneface
1990
No Score Yet Trapper County War
  • Pop Luddigger
1989
No Score Yet Ghetto Blaster
  • Curtis
1989
No Score Yet Ghettoblaster
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet Bulletproof
  • Miles Blackburn
1988
78% Predator
  • Gen. Phillips
1987
No Score Yet Red-Headed Stranger
  • Sheriff
1987
No Score Yet LBJ: The Early Years
  • Lyndon's Father
1987
No Score Yet Jocks
  • Coach Beetlebom
1986
33% The Best of Times
  • Schutte
1986
38% Children of the Corn
  • Diehl
1984
No Score Yet Lone Wolf McQuade
  • T. Tyler
1983
No Score Yet The Shadow Riders
  • Sheriff Miles Gillette
1982
43% Evilspeak
  • Sarge
1982
13% The Beast Within
  • Doc
1982
80% Hammett
  • Lt. O'Mara
1982
94% Reds
  • Agent
1981
No Score Yet The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper
  • Dempsey
1981
83% Raggedy Man
  • Rigby
1981
No Score Yet Justin Morgan Had a Horse
  • Squire Fisk
1981
17% Where the Buffalo Roam
  • Judge Simpson
1980
No Score Yet Steel
  • Kellin
1980
No Score Yet Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider
  • Al Barber
1979
No Score Yet Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff
  • Mr. Hemmings
1979
No Score Yet Time Machine
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell
  • Dunworth
1978
89% Heaven Can Wait
  • General Manager
1978
No Score Yet Tendre Poulet (Dear Detective) (Dear Inspector)
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet The Pack
  • Actor
1977
No Score Yet Mr. Billion (The Windfall)
  • Sheriff T.C. Bishop
1977
27% The Car
  • Amos Clements
1977
No Score Yet Texas Detour
  • The Sheriff
1977
No Score Yet Dixie Dynamite
  • Charlie White
1976
75% Stay Hungry
  • Thor Erickson
1976
No Score Yet Boss Nigger (The Black Bounty Killer)
  • Mayor
1975
No Score Yet White Line Fever
  • Prosecutor
1975
57% Race with the Devil
  • Sheriff
1975
No Score Yet Mean Johnny Barrows
  • Richard
1975
No Score Yet Reflections of Murder
  • Mr. Turner
1974
No Score Yet Manhunter
  • Actor
1974
No Score Yet My Name Is Nobody (Il mio nome è Nessuno)
  • Honest John
1973
83% White Lightning
  • Big Bear
1973
83% Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • Deputy Ollinger
1973
No Score Yet The Legend of Hillbilly John
  • Bristowe
1973
No Score Yet Running Wild
  • Actor
1973
No Score Yet The Final Comedown
  • Mr. Freeman
1972
67% The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
  • Clell Miller
1972
No Score Yet J.W. Coop
  • Jim Sawyer
1971
43% The Great White Hope
  • Cap'n Dan
1970
No Score Yet Angels Die Hard
  • Mel Potter
1970
93% The Ballad of Cable Hogue
  • Quittner
1970
No Score Yet The McMasters
  • Watson
1970
100% El Dorado
  • Kevin MacDonald
1967
97% Major Dundee
  • Rev. Dhalstrom
1965
93% Ride the High Country
  • Knudsen
1962
No Score Yet Ten Who Dared
  • Oramel Howland
1960
60% The Fugitive Kind
  • Sheriff Talbott
1960
No Score Yet No Name on the Bullet
  • Asa Canfield
1959
No Score Yet Never Love a Stranger
  • Flix
1958
No Score Yet From Hell to Texas
  • Hunter Boyd
1958

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
1987-1990
  • Stanley Kazmarek
The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Contractor

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