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 Robert Armstrong

Robert Armstrong

Birth
Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Death 20 Apr 1973 (aged 82)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Roses
Memorial ID 6602063 · View Source
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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


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  • Originally Created by: Cinnamonntoast4
  • Added: 13 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6602063
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Armstrong (20 Nov 1890–20 Apr 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6602063, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.