R G Armstrong

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Birth Name: R G Armstrong
Born: 04/17/1917
Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Death Place: Studio City, California, USA
Died: 07/27/2012

Born Robert Golden Armstrong on April 7, 1917 in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of fundamentalist parents who hoped that their son would become a pastor. His true calling, however, was acting, which he began pursuing while a student at the University of North Carolina. One of his classmates and co-stars during this period was Andy Griffith. After graduation, Armstrong headed north to attend the Actors' Studio, and quickly established himself on the New York theater scene through such acclaimed productions as Calder Willingham's "End as a Man" (1953), which was the first play to transition from off-Broadway to Broadway. The following year, Armstrong made his feature film debut in "Garden of E... Continue Bio >>

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