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Robert Armstrong

Actor | * 11/20/1890 († 82, 04/20/1973) | Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film and television actor remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures. He uttered the famous exit quote, "'it wasn't the airplanes, T'was beauty killed the beast," at the film's end. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Movies with Robert Armstrong as Actor(116)

as Norman Armstrong (Cronin's business associate)1964 For Those Who Think Young
as Ben Cooper1958 Girl with an Itch
as Al Taylor1957 The Crooked Circle
as Sheriff Ben Seale1956 The Peacemaker
as Det. Tim Nolan1955 Gang Busters
as Sam Baggott1955 Double Jeopardy
as J.C. Barton1952 The Pace That Thrills
as Keegan1950 Captain China
as Ed Somers1950 Destination Big House
as George 'Goldie' Harrigan1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary
as Willard Logan1949 Streets of San Francisco
as Max O'Hara1949 Mighty Joe Young
as Pat Feeney1949 Sons of New Mexico
as Insp. Von Flanagan1949 The Lucky Stiff
as Terris1948 The Paleface
as Wild Bill Doolin1948 Return of the Bad Men
as Mac McLaine1947 Fall Guy
as Police sergeant1947 The Fugitive
as Insp. Prentice1947 Exposed
as Williams1946 Blonde Alibi
as Vic Wright1946 Criminal Court
as McManus1946 Gay Blades
as Frank Olins1946 Decoy
as Jonathan Price1945 The Royal Mounted Rides Again
as Col Hideki Tojo1945 Blood on the Sun
as Peter Winkly and Dutch Malone1945 Gangs of the Waterfront
as Fire Capt. Joe Dugan1945 Arson Squad
as Duke Monet / De Forrest Marshall1945 The Falcon in San Francisco
as Matthew Reed1944 Action in Arabia
as CPO Harper1944 The Navy Way
as Joe Tinker1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
as George1944 Belle of the Yukon
as Pieter Van Bronk1943 Wings Over The Pacific
as General1943 Around the World
as 'Scoop' McClure1943 The Mad Ghoul
as Malachy1943 The Kansan
as 'Doc' Rogers1942 Baby Face Morgan
as Harry Robinson1942 My Favorite Spy
as Det. Tim Nolan1942 Gang Busters
as Danny Mitchell1942 It Happened in Flatbush
as Pop Stevens1942 Let's Get Tough
as Cal Fullerton1941 Citadel of Crime
as Art Lyons1941 Dive Bomber
as Paul1941 Mr. Dynamite
as Lieutenant Ed Carey1941 Sky Raiders
as Gordon1940 Enemy Agent
as Skippy1940 Framed
as Vic Archer1940 Behind the News
as Grover Mullins1940 Forgotten Girls
as CPO Bill Jennings1940 Meet the Fleet
as Father Cameron1940 San Francisco Docks
as Sergeant Clicker1940 Service with the Colors
as Joe Alden1939 The Flying Irishman
as Jim Brennan1939 Flight at Midnight
as Jim Bowie1939 Man of Conquest
as Kirk Graham1939 Call a Messenger
as Tiger Reynolds1939 Winter Carnival
as Hatted Passerby Before Nightclub (uncredited)1939 The Roaring Twenties
as Pins Streaver1939 Unmarried
as Detective O'Brien1938 There Goes My Heart
as Smokey Shannon1937 She Loved a Fireman
as Sgt. Chuck Connors1937 Three Legionnaires
as Scoops Hanford1937 Nobody's Baby
as Jimmie Allen1937 The Girl Said No
as Al Tinker1937 It Can't Last Forever
as Wad. Madison1936 Without Orders
as Bill Hogan1936 All American Chump
as Nick Martel (bookie)1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
as Gene Ferguson1936 Public Enemy's Wife
as Fred Flannagan1935 Remember Last Night?
as Jeff McCord1935 'G' Men
as Chuck Ahearn1935 Gigolette
as Dopey Malone1935 Sweet Music
as Larry Doyle1935 The Mystery Man
as Steve Craig1935 Little Big Shot
as Dan Collins1934 The Hell Cat
as Bob Owens1934 Flirting with Danger
as Larry Williams1934 Search for Beauty
as Dynamite 'Dynie' Carson1934 Kansas City Princess
as 'Duke' Gordon1934 She Made Her Bed
as Tom Williams1934 Manhattan Love Song
as Pete Palooka1934 Palooka
as Carl Denham1933 King Kong
as Bucker Reilly1933 Fast Workers
as Carl Denham1933 The Son of Kong
as Scoop Adams1933 Above the Clouds
as Richard Bruce1933 Blind Adventure
as Driller1933 I Love That Man
as Lt. 'Woody' Curwood1932 The Lost Squadron
as Sports Announcer Inmate1932 Hold 'Em Jail
as Martin Trowbridge1932 The Most Dangerous Game
as Barry Costello1932 The Penguin Pool Murder
as Bill Kennedy1932 Radio Patrol
as Ed Maloney1932 Is My Face Red?
as Babe Dillon1932 Panama Flo
as Dutch1931 Suicide Fleet
as George Regan1931 Iron Man
as Kayo McClure1931 The Tip-Off
as Chester Binney1931 Ex-Bad Boy
as Jerry Moore1930 Be Yourself!
as Jerry Malone1930 Dumb-bells in Ermine
as Larry Doyle1930 Danger Lights
as Joe Garson1930 Paid
as Mahlon Keane1929 The Racketeer
as Steve Banks1929 Big News
as Dude Cowan1929 Oh, Yeah!
as Gene1928 The Baby Cyclone
as Kid Reagan1928 Celebrity
as Chris1928 The Leopard Lady
as Salami1928 A Girl in Every Port
as Red Lucas1927 The Main Event

TV Shows/Series with Robert Armstrong as Actor(20)

Additional Information

Full Name: Robert Armstrong
Born: 11/20/1890 in Saginaw
Died: 04/20/1973 in Santa Monica (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Spouses (current/former): Peggy Allenby
Other names for Robert Armstrong (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Bob Armstrong"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33706, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 04/26/2019