R. G. Armstrong

Born Apr 7, 1917
  • Actor, Playwright
Robert Golden Armstrong, Jr., known as R. G. Armstrong, was 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.

R. G. Armstrong Stats


: Robert Golden Armstrong, R.K. Armstrong, Robert Armstrong, Bob, R.G. Armstrong, Robert Golden Armstrong, Jr., Robert Golden Armstrong Jr.


: Actor, Playwright


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Apr 7, 1917 - Jul 27, 2012 (95 years old)

Place of Birth

: Pleasant Grove

Date of Death

: Jul 27, 2012

Place of Death

: Studio City

Cause of Death

: Natural causes

R. G. Armstrong Film Roles

  1. Children of the Corn
  2. The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper
    The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper
  3. The Car
  4. Boss Nigger
    Mayor Griffin
  5. El Dorado
    Kevin MacDonald
  6. Major Dundee
  7. Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
  8. Dick Tracy
  9. Ride the High Country
    Joshua Knudsen
    Ride the High Country
  10. My Name is Nobody
    Honest John

R. G. Armstrong Film Appearances

  1. Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah

R. G. Armstrong TV Starring Roles

  1. The CAT

R. G. Armstrong TV Guest Roles

  1. Nothing in the Dark
  2. The Shiloh Degnan Story
  3. Six Weeks to Bent Fork
  4. Foley
  5. The Philip Diedesheimer Story
    The Philip Diedesheimer Story
  6. No Amnesty for Death
  7. Winter Storm
  8. Incident of the One Hundred Amulets
  9. Where There's a Will
  10. The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde

R. G. Armstrong Books

  1. The study of West African languages
  2. Yoruba numerals
  3. A comparative wordlist of five Igbo dialects
  4. The issues at stake, Nigeria, 1967