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Robert Armstrong
Birth: Nov. 20, 1890
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1973
Santa Monica
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born Robert William Armstrong, he was a popular character performer best remembered for his role as Carl Denham in "King Kong" (1933). With the success of "King Kong", he reprised his role in "The Son of Kong" (1933) and "Mighty Joe Young" (1949). He appeared in 127 films between 1927 and 1964, to include "The Racketeer" (1929), "The Fugitive" (1947), "The Sea of Grass" (1947) "The Peacemaker" (1956) and "Girl with an Itch" (1958). In the 1950s, he appeared as Sheriff Andy Anderson on the TV series "State Trooper". He died of cancer at age 82. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  William Noah Armstrong (1866 - 1921)
  Mina A. Lahman Armstrong (1868 - 1935)
  Peggy Fox Allenby (1901 - 1966)*
  Gladys Louise DuBois DuBois (1907 - 1971)*
  Jane Kent Smith Armstrong (1903 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Roses [unmarked]
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Originally Created by: Cinnamonntoast4
Record added: Jul 13, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6602063
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Robert, thinking of you today. God bless. Rest in peace. XOXO
- LilyPondLane
 Added: Jan. 16, 2017

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Jan. 13, 2017
Robert, sending belated New Year's blessings, peace and love. XOXO
- LilyPondLane
 Added: Jan. 2, 2017
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