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R. G. Armstrong

R. G. Armstrong



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Also Known As: Died: July 27, 2012
Born: April 17, 1917 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Purgatory (1999) as Ol' Mose
An outlaw band of desperadoes descends upon a defenseless western outpost and come to question their path when they discover that the town's ghostly inhabitants are not who they appear to be.
Three Musketeers Meet the Man in the Iron Mask, The (1998)
The adventurous tale of King Louis XIV and his imprisoned identical twin brother.
Invasion of Privacy (1997) as Mr Logan
Following a hasty romance with a model, a florist discovers she's pregnant -- and begins to realize her lover harbors a psychotic side to his personality.
Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy On the Right (1996) as Himself
An unusually detailed look at one of Hollywood's long-time leading character actors, Ben Johnson--the epitome of the Western man. Part-Irish and part-Cherokee, the rugged Oklahoma native worked as a cowboy from age 11; Johnson arrived in tinsel town in a carload of horses, as a wrangler delivering s
Don't Look Back (1996) as Isaiah Parrish
Jesse Parrish just took a wrong turn. A down and out musician with a bad drug habit, he's stumbled on a drug deal gone awry and found himself a suitcase full of money which he aims to keep. But where's a bum, with a fortune worth killing for, to go? Jesse heads home to Galveston, Texas to the people
Warlock: The Armageddon (1993) as Franks
Story about the Warlock's attempt to "uncreate" the universe through the use of runestones.
Dead Center (1992)
A murderous thug is taken off the streets and trained to work for the government. When a hit goes bad he's set up to take the fall for the death of a U.S. Senator. Suddenly, he's on the run for his life and the only one he can trust is the lethal agent who trained him.
Dick Tracy (1990) as Pruneface
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
Ghettoblaster (1989) as Curtis
When Travis, middle-aged, working class man, returns home to visit his parents, he quickly learns that his hood is rife with criminal activity and gang warfare. Quickly, Travis finds himself thrust into a position to defend his family and neighbors from the punks who terrorize them on a daily basis
Trapper County War (1989) as Pop Luddigger
Two New Jersey boys find themselves in a small southern town and are terrorized by the local red-necks.
Bulletproof (1988) as Miles Blackburn
When a super-secret prototype Tank is hijacked by terrorists on the Mexican border, Frank McBain, a cop who has earned the nickname "bulletproof" after getting shot in the line of duty over a dozen times, is sent by the government to retrieve it.
Independence (1987) as Uriah Creed
A dedicated sheriff in the 1880s who, after his first family is ravaged by a gang of renegades, gets a chance for revenge years later when the same outlaws threaten his new family and the frontier town he singlehandedly tamed.
Predator (1987) as General Phillips
Sent to eliminate a gun-running camp in Central America, Major Dutch Schaeffer and his commandos encounter a skilled, seemingly invisible assassin. As members of their unit begin to disappear, Schaeffer and his soldiers suspect that that their hunter is not of this earth.
Red-Headed Stranger (1986) as Scoby
Reverend Shay and his wife travel from the East to Montana so that he can do his good work there. However, when his wife leaves him for another man, the preacher uses his pistol in revenge. After this, he tries to regain his footing on the path to righteousness.
Oceans Of Fire (1986) as Rusty West
A group of daring divers struggling to complete an oil drilling operation in deep tropical seas, and the relationship between the diving supervisor, Ben Laforche, and Helen Kyger, a documentary filmmaker hired by the oil company to produce a film to better its image. As the work aboard the rig progr
Jocks (1986) as Coach Beetlebom
Best Of Times, The (1986) as Schutte
Twelve years after dropping the winning pass in a high-school football game, a timid clerk tries to regain lost honor.
Children of the Corn (1984) as Diehl
Lone Wolf Mcquade (1983) as Captain T Tyler
Texas Ranger and martial arts expert J.J. McQuade's reluctance to follow the rulles has earned him the nickname "Lone Wolf." When McQuade attempts to catch the druglord who is selling United States military weapons to Central American terrorists, it results in the death of an old friend. McQuade is
Hammett (1982) as Lieutenant O'Mara
During his days as a detective, writer Dashiell Hammett tries to find a missing Chinese girl in San Francisco.
Shadow Riders, The (1982) as Sheriff Miles Gillette
In this Western from Louis L'Amour's library of sagebrush sagas, Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott, brothers on opposite sides in the Civil War, return home to find that their younger brother, Jeffrey Osterhage, their two sisters, and Elliott's sweetheart, Katharine Ross (his subsequent real-life wife), have been abducted by a ragtag band of renegades led by Geoffrey Lewis, a rebel officer unable to accept the Confederacy's defeat. Their plan is to exchange the prisoners for guns and ammunition from arms merchant Gene Evans so that they can continue to fight against the Union. Much of the same cast and crew worked previously on the two-part adaptation of L'Amour's "The Sacketts" (1979). One of the now-rare TV Westerns, it was cited for special recognition at the first TV-Movie Awards from the Locarno Film Festival in 1983.
Pursuit Of D.B. Cooper, The (1981) as Dempsey
Jim Meade is a former Army man who has an imaginive robbery plan. Boarding an airliner under the name "D.B. Cooper," Meade hijacks the plane, holds it for $200,000 in ransom, and then parachutes into the woods near where his wife lives. Having recently separated, the couple reconcile and start to he
Raggedy Man (1981) as Rigby
Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor, who is 'on leave', causes judgemental tongues to wag in town.
Beast Within, The (1981) as Doc
A couple''s honeymoon in Mississippi turns tragic when the wife, Caroline, is raped by a hairy beast. This results in a pregnancy, but Caroline gives birth to a seemingly normal boy who is named Michael. When Michael turns seventeen, he begins to have strange feelings, and his parents return to Mississippi to see if the problems have something to do with the way he was conceived. Once there, Michael becomes an insect-like beast, killing and devouring innocent people.
Reds (1981) as Government Agent
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
Evilspeak (1981)
Stanley is a military cadet who is such a social outcast that he is constantly tormented by his classmates. When he discovers an old satanic temple, Stanley's fantasies of getting even begin to seem possible to him. Using his his remarkable computer skills along with the secrets of the temple, Stanl
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) as Judge Simpson
A series of episodes from the career of counterculture, "gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson are recounted. The stories, which may be fact or fiction, include Thompson and his attorney picking up and frightening a hitchhiker, and Thompson alone in a rest room with Richard Nixon.
Steel (1980) as Kellin
Mike Catton was a construction site foreman, but he developed a phobia of heights after a serious accident. When a friend of his is killed while rushing to finish a skyscraper before a bank's foreclosure, Mike starts working for the man's daughter, forming a team of top notch men to finish the bulid
Legend of the Golden Gun, The (1979) as Judge Harrison Harding
This engaging Western, a pilot for a prospective series and an homage to the cowboy movies of yore, has a handsome, dazzlingly blond young farmer team up with a Bible-quoting runaway slave to track down the infamous Quantrill. He learns how to shoot from a legendary gunslinger who convinces him to b
Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, The (1979) as Leland Stanford
A somewhat light-hearted view of the Dalton Gang's legendary raid on Coffeyville, Kansas, and the years leading up to it as the brothers head up a gang of horse thieves and bank robbers, with their arch enemy, railway detective Will Smith, constantly nipping at their heels. The film is framed, curio
Fast Charlie - The Moonbeam Rider (1978) as Al Barber
World War I veteran Charlie has dreamt of being the first person to win a transnational motorcycle race and enlists his comrades from the war to help. His former buddies do help him, although have been harboring a grudge against him because they think that he deserted them in battle. On the route, C
Goin' South (1978) as John Standard
A horse thief escapes hanging by marrying a proper woman who expects him to work her gold mine.
Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978) as Dunworth
A chiller involving a suburban family which falls under the spell of a dog imbued with the spirit of the devil.
Time Machine, The (1978) as General Harris
A "Classics Illustrated" adaptation (updated to the 1970s) of the Wells classic about a scientific wizard who invents a device to transport himself back and forth in time and gets a bleak look at the future when visiting an alien civilization.
Mr. Billion (1977) as Sheriff T C Bishop
Anthony Falcon is a billionaire. After he dies, he leaves his entire estate to his Italian nephew, Guido Falcone, a mechanic who wishes to be a cowboy. To get his inheritance, he has to go to California and within a specified time or the estate will fall under the control of the executor, John Cutler, who wishes that to happen. And it might just happen, cause Guido doesn't like to fly, so by the time he gets to America, he will just have enough time to get there. But running into some undesirable individuals, he loses all of his money and has to find a way to get there. Cutler has also sent Rosie Jones to try to get Guido to sign a paper, wherein he relinquishes all claims to the estate but she instead falls for him.
Pack, The (1977) as Cobb
Abandoned dogs join together to take on human enemies.
Long Dark Night (1977) as Cobb
The descendants of pet dogs abandoned in a resort called Seal Island have reverted to their primitive instincts and are killing vacationers. A marine biologist on the island takes on the problem of stopping the vicious canines.
Car, The (1977) as Amos
A small town is terrorized by a fast black indestructible car, which is killing people by running them over, or ramming their cars off the road. It's up to Sheriff Wade to catch it before the driver before kills again. The only problem is, there's no one behind the wheel.
White Line Fever (1976) as Prosecutor
When Carrol Jo Hummer returns from fighting in Vietnam, he returns to Tucson, Arizona where he intends to become an independent trucker. After borrowing money to buy his own truck, he finds that he is expected to smuggle goods during his runs in order to help pay off his debt. Unwilling to participate in the illegal activities, Carrol and his wife are threatened by thugs and he has to fight back against the corruption.
Kingston: The Power Play (1976) as Father Reardon
This was the pilot film for Burr's brief (Spring 1977) series about an investigative reporter given a free hand by the head of a chain of newspapers and TV stations, here uncovering a plot to use nuclear power plants to take over the world.
Stay Hungry (1976) as Thor Erickson
Young Craig Blake lives in Birmingham, Alabama where he has gotten involved in a crooked real estate deal which requires him to buy a gym. But when Craig visits the facility, his attraction to the receptionist and admiration an Austrian body builder''s carefree lifestyle distract him from his purpose.
Mean Johnny Barrows (1976)
A G.I. is unjustly thrown out of the service, and winds up being a gas station attendant. A gangster wants to hire him as a hitman. He agrees, with disastrous results.
Slumber Party '57 (1976) as Silas
Dixie Dynamite (1976)
Mack is a moonshiner who has enjoyed the protection of his local sheriff for some time. But after the sheriff is bribed by the town's dishonest banker, he arrests Mack. Mack is shot by a deputy while escaping and his car goes off the road, killing him. After Mack's death, his grown daugthers try to
Deliver Us from Evil (1975)
A humanitarian movement is opposing a plot to round up and kill wild horses so they can be used for dog food, and a reporter goes west to cover the story.
Race With The Devil (1975) as Sheriff
Two vacationing couples who witness a satanic sacrifice suddenly find their lives threatened.
Boss (1975) as Mayor
Two black bounty hunters sign on as sheriffs for a small Western town.
Reflections of Murder (1974) as Mr Turner
The wife and former mistress of a tyrannical schoolmaster team up to murder him but he diabolically haunts them with his macabre influence following the baffling disappearance of his body. An exciting remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot's classic "Les Diaboliques" (France/1955).
Manhunter (1974) as Henry Stratemeyer
A World War I ex-marine turns 1930s bounty hunter and goes after Bonnie-and-Clyde style bank robbers who murdered his former girlfriend. Ken Howard later starred in the TV series (1974-75) as the Depression Era crimefighter tracking down wanted criminals for the reward money.
My Name Is Nobody (1973) as Honest John
An aging gunfighter''s dreams of retirement are thwarted by a hero-worshipping young man.
White Lightning (1973) as Big Bear
A convicted moonshiner helps police track down the bayou bad guys who killed his brother.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) as Ollinger
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
The Final Comedown (1972) as Mr. Freeman
JW Coop (1972) as Jim Sawyer
A professional rodeo rider tries to pick up the pieces after eight years in prison.
Hec Ramsey (1972) as Ben Ritt
An aging lawman in a small town in Oklahoma at the turn of the century finds himself out of step with the times and reluctantly accepts a job as a deputy to an inexperienced, college-educated cop in this light-hearted pilot for the series (1972-74) that was one of the rotating elements of the "NBC S
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) as Clell Miller
This film chronicles the most daring robbery of the James Younger gang. On September 7, 1876, the gang held up the bank in Northfield, Minnesota which was known at the time as "the biggest bank west of the Mississippi."
Who Fears the Devil? (1972) as Bristowe
A wandering ballad singer in the Appalachians meets an ugly bird-type creature, is transported back in time, finds himself involved in the Devil's work.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Quittner
A prospector creates a thriving stagecoach stop at the site of a spring.
The Great White Hope (1970) as Cap'n Dan
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
Tiger by the Tail (1970) as Ben Holmes
Angels Die Hard! (1970) as Mel Potter
The McMasters (1970) as Watson
80 Steps to Jonah (1969) as Mackray
A young man hiding from the law takes refuge in a summer camp for blind children.
El Dorado (1967) as Kevin MacDonald
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.
Major Dundee (1965) as Reverend Dahlstrom
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
He Rides Tall (1964) as Josh McCloud
Ride the High Country (1962) as Joshua Knudsen
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
The Fugitive Kind (1960) as Sheriff Jordan Talbott
A drifter ignites passions among the women of a Mississippi town.
Ten Who Dared (1960) as Oramel Howland
Based on Major John Wesley Powell's own journal, adventure yarn depicting the perils encountered by Powell and nine boatmen in successfully navigating three small craft down the treacherous Colorado River for the first time in 1869.
No Name on the Bullet (1959) as Asa Canfield
The arrival of a hired gun stirs up suspicions in a small town.
Never Love a Stranger (1958) as Flix
From Hell to Texas (1958) as Hunter Boyd
A kindly cowboy suddenly finds himself the object of a massive manhunt after he accidently kills the son of a powerful rancher.
Garden of Eden (1954) as Jay Randolph Lattimore

Cast (special)

Stockers, The (1981) as Mr Fisk
A comedy about J.J. Spangler, a stock car driver, and Curtis Witlock, his mechanic, as they compete in various races seeking to qualify for the Daytona 500. In the pilot episode, J.J. and Curtis, who are constantly being pursued by a burly bill collector named Crusher, try to sweet-talk a parts deal
Sharpshooter, The (1958) as Sheriff Fred Thompson (Guest)
The pilot film for "The Rifleman." The story of Lucas McCain, alias "The Rifleman," and his young son, Mark, and their attempt to begin new lives as ranchers in North Fork, a growing New Mexico town. In the pilot episode, Lucas, newly arrived in North Fork, attempts to win the money he needs to bu

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

War and Remembrance (1988) as General "Moose" Fitzgerald
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

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