R.G. Armstrong

R. G. Armstrong was an American playwright and film and television actor. Trained at the Actors Studio in New York, his filmography lists more than 180 credits spanning 50 years. Armstrong made his first film appearance in "Garden of Eden" (1954). While working on the television show "The Westerner," he met writer/director Sam Peckinpah, who cast him in several of his films, including "Ride the High Country" (1962), "Major Dundee" (1965), "The Ballad of Cable Hogue" (1970) and "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid" (1973). Armstrong was also cast in three Warren Beatty films, including "Heaven Can Wait" (1978), "Reds" (1981) and "Dick Tracy" (1990), in which he played the villain Pruneface.

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Cast Credits

Millennium (1996)
Guest starring as The Old Man (3 episodes)
L.A. Law (1986)
Guest starring as Frank Osgood (2 episodes)
Darkroom (1981)
Guest starring as Sheriff Dodson
Dynasty (1981)
Guest starring as Alfred Grimes (3 episodes)
Switch (1975)
Guest starring as George Wells
The Manhunter (1974)
Guest starring as Sheriff Mosley
T.H.E. Cat (1966)
Starring as Captain McAllister
The Big Valley (1965)
Guest starring as Wallace Miles
The Wide Country (1962)
Guest starring as Charlie Devlin
The Andy Griffith Show (1960)
Guest starring as Farmer Flint
The Westerner (1960)
Guest starring as Shell Davidson
Mr. Lucky (1959)
Guest starring as Mike Haley
The Twilight Zone (1959)
Guest starring as Contractor
Rawhide (1959)
Guest starring as Gantry Hobson
Guest starring as Sheriff John Keeley
The Rifleman (1958)
Guest starring as Sheriff Fred Tomlinson (2 episodes)
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958)
Guest starring as Asa Wynter
Have Gun, Will Travel (1957)
Guest starring as Marshall Tom Jaffey
Guest starring as Mayor S. J. Lovett