Robert Armstrong

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 66
Robert Armstrong 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.

Robert Armstrong 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.

Birth Name

Robert William Armstrong

Born

Thursday, 20 November 1890

Died

Friday, 20 April 1973

Actor Filmography

J. Edgar Jeff McCord in G-Men 2011
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Carl Denham 2007
I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper Carl Denham 2005
Universal Horror (archive footage) 1998
For Those Who Think Young Norman Armstrong - Cronin's Business Associate / Norman Armstrong 1964
Redigo Pat Royal 1963
Johnny Cool Gang Member / Underworld Leader 1963
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Captain Charles Faulkner 1962
The Barbara Stanwyck Show Inspector Gunnison 1960
The Alaskans John Coleman 1959
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

J. Edgar Jeff McCord in G-Men 2011
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Carl Denham 2007
I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper Carl Denham 2005
Universal Horror (archive footage) 1998
For Those Who Think Young Norman Armstrong - Cronin's Business Associate / Norman Armstrong 1964
Redigo Pat Royal 1963
Johnny Cool Gang Member / Underworld Leader 1963
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Captain Charles Faulkner 1962
The Barbara Stanwyck Show Inspector Gunnison 1960
The Alaskans John Coleman 1959
Lock Up Sam Ellender 1959
Laramie Sheriff 1959
Riverboat Sheriff 1959
The Deputy Constable Emmanuel Dobbs 1959
Rawhide Cal Stone 1959
Girl with an Itch Ben Cooper 1958
Cimarron City Josh Matthews 1958
77 Sunset Strip Pop Bateman 1958
Man with a Camera Marty Delgado 1958
Lawman Frank Fenway, Lacey Grant 1958
Bronco Marshal Herbert Coles 1958
The Crooked Circle Al Taylor 1957
Colt .45 Jud Bowlus 1957
26 Men J.C. Vallon, Tom Marlin 1957
Trackdown Sheriff Vernon Croft 1957
Perry Mason Capt. Bancroft, Jimmy West, Phil Jenks, Walter Haskell 1957
M Squad Otto Penick 1957
Wagon Train Roy Daniels 1957
Sugarfoot Big Bill Carmody 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Sidney Carter 1957
The Adventures of McGraw Sheriff Andy Plummer 1957
Code 3 Lt. Morse, Capt. Morse 1957
Tales of Wells Fargo Jess Walden, Red Willis 1957
The Peacemaker Sheriff Ben Seale 1956
Zane Grey Theatre Sheriff Dan Walker 1956
Dr. Christian Larsen 1956
Broken Arrow Inspector Higgins 1956
State Trooper Sheriff Andy Anderson 1956
Camera Three Vardamen 1956
Crossroads Casey, Gatch, Orville Jackson 1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Pop 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Doc Buckles, Saloonkeeper 1955
Cheyenne Marshall Len Merrick 1955
Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre Sheriff 1955
Double Jeopardy Sam Baggott 1955
Gang Busters Det. Tim Nolan 1955
Las Vegas Shakedown Doc 1955
Damon Runyon Theater O'Rourke 1955
Soldiers of Fortune Sacaree 1955
Climax! John Piersall, Barney Farrell 1954
Studio 57 Dowd, Grandpa Soames, Pvt. Jeb Watkins, Woody Woodruff 1954
Lassie Oliver 1954
Adventures of the Falcon Barry Lang, George Grinley 1954
Public Defender Father Dunn 1954
Waterfront Clem Bartlett, Tom Henderson 1954
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse Gus Brennar 1953
General Electric Theater Walt Bevans, Kennedy 1953
This Is Your Life Self 1950
The Pace That Thrills J.C. Barton 1952
Schlitz Playhouse Jay Calliston 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Lt. Flanagan 1951
The First Hundred Years Mr. Martin 1950
Lux Video Theatre Dr. Hoffman 1950
Armstrong Circle Theatre Harry Parker 1950
Destination Big House Ed Somers 1950
Captain China Keegan 1950
Sons of New Mexico Pat Feeney 1949
Mighty Joe Young Max O'Hara 1949
Streets of San Francisco Willard Logan 1949
The Crime Doctor's Diary George 'Goldie' Harrigan 1949
The Lucky Stiff Insp. Von Flanagan 1949
The Paleface Terris 1948
Return of the Bad Men Wild Bill Doolin 1948
The Fugitive A Sergeant of Police / Police sergeant 1947
Exposed Inspector Prentice / Insp. Prentice 1947
Fall Guy Mac McLaine 1947
The Sea of Grass Floyd McCurtin 1947
Criminal Court Vic Wright 1946
Decoy Frankie Olins / Frank Olins 1946
G.I. War Brides Dawson 1946
Blonde Alibi Williams / Police Detective Williams 1946
Gay Blades McManus 1946
The Royal Mounted Rides Again Jonathan Price 1945
Arson Squad Fire Capt. Joe Dugan 1945
The Falcon in San Francisco De Forrest Marshall / Duke Monet 1945
Gangs of the Waterfront Peter Winkly and Dutch Malone / Peter Winkley / John 'Dutch' Malone 1945
Blood on the Sun Col. Hideki Tojo / Col Hideki Tojo 1945
Belle of the Yukon George 1944
Mr. Winkle Goes to War Joe Tinker 1944
The Navy Way CPO Harper 1944
Action in Arabia Matthew Reed 1944
Around the World General 1943
The Mad Ghoul Ken McClure / 'Scoop' McClure 1943
The Kansan Malachy 1943
Adventures of the Flying Cadets Arthur Galt - alias The Black Hangman / Arthur Galt 1943
Wings Over the Pacific Pieter Van Bronk 1943
Baby Face Morgan 'Doc' Rogers 1942
Let's Get Tough! Pop Stevens 1942
It Happened in Flatbush Danny Mitchell 1942
My Favorite Spy Harry Robinson 1942
Gang Busters Det. Tim Nolan 1942
Dive Bomber Art Lyons 1941
Citadel of Crime Cal Fullerton 1941
Sky Raiders Lt. Ed Carey / Lieutenant Ed Carey 1941
Mr. Dynamite Paul 1941
San Francisco Docks Father Cameron / Father Mike Cameron 1940
Meet the Fleet CPO Bill Jennings 1940
Behind the News Vic Archer 1940
The Bride Wore Crutches Pete 1940
Service with the Colors Sgt. Clicker / Sergeant Clicker 1940
Enemy Agent Gordon 1940
Forgotten Girls Grover Mullins 1940
Framed Skippy 1940
Call a Messenger Kirk Graham 1939
Flight at Midnight Jim Brennan 1939
Unmarried Pins Streaver 1939
Man of Conquest Jim Bowie 1939
The Flying Irishman Joe Alden 1939
There Goes My Heart Detective O'Brien 1938
The Night Hawk Charlie McCormick 1938
She Loved a Fireman Capt. Smokey Shannon / Smokey Shannon 1937
The Girl Said No Jimmie Allen 1937
It Can't Last Forever Al Tinker 1937
Three Legionnaires Sgt. Chuck Connors 1937
Nobody's Baby Scoops Hanford 1937
Without Orders Wad. Madison / 'Wad' Madison 1936
All American Chump Bill Hogan 1936
Public Enemy's Wife Gene Ferguson 1936
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford 1936
Dangerous Waters 'Dusty' Johnson 1936
Things You Never See on the Screen Self 1935
Pirate Party on Catalina Isle Performer 1935
Remember Last Night? Fred Flannagan 1935
Little Big Shot Steve / Steve Craig 1935
'G' Men Jeff McCord 1935
Sweet Music 'Dopey' Malone / Dopey Malone 1935
Gigolette Chuck Ahearn 1935
The Mystery Man Larry Doyle 1935
Flirting with Danger Bob Owens 1934
Kansas City Princess Dynamite 'Dynie' Carson / Dynamite Carson 1934
The Hell Cat Dan Collins 1934
Manhattan Love Song Tom Williams 1934
She Made Her Bed 'Duke' Gordon 1934
Search for Beauty Larry Williams 1934
Palooka Pete Palooka 1934
Son of Kong Carl Denham 1933
Above the Clouds Scoop Adams 1933
Blind Adventure Richard Bruce 1933
I Love That Man Driller 1933
King Kong Carl Denham 1933
Fast Workers Bucker Reilly 1933
Penguin Pool Murder Barry Costello 1932
Hold 'Em Jail The Radio Announcer / Sports Announcer Inmate 1932
The Most Dangerous Game Martin / Martin Trowbridge 1932
Is My Face Red? Ed Maloney 1932
Radio Patrol Bill Kennedy 1932
The Lost Squadron Lt. Woody Kerwood / Lt. 'Woody' Curwood 1932
Panama Flo Babe Dillon 1932
Suicide Fleet Dutch 1931
The Tip-Off Kayo McClure 1931
Ex-Bad Boy Chester Binney 1931
Iron Man George Regan 1931
Paid Joe Garson 1930
Danger Lights Larry Doyle 1930
Dumbbells in Ermine Jerry Malone 1930
Be Yourself! Jerry Moore 1930
The Racketeer Mahlon Keane 1929
Oh, Yeah? Dude Cowan 1929
Big News Steve Banks 1929
The Leatherneck Joseph Hanlon 1929
Show Folks Owens - Promoter 1928
The Baby Cyclone Gene 1928
The Cop Scarface Marcas 1928
A Girl in Every Port Bill / Salami 1928
The Leopard Lady Chris 1928
The Main Event Red Lucas 1927
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