Appeared in the Metallica
music video "Enter Sandman". He was the old man they kept flashing in portions of the video.
3 Interviews |
R.K. Armstrong | Robert Armstrong
6' 3" (1.91 m)
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[on why he excelled at playing crazed backwoods preachers and religious zealots] I've always loved Walter Huston
in Duel in the Sun
(1946) as a preacher. I've always wanted to play some preachers like that 'cause my mother wanted me to be a preacher so bad, it broke her heart when I didn't. That wasn't my cup of tea. I had repressed a lot of things in me from my father's action and behavior ...
Armstrong initially enrolled at Samford University. While there he became interested in acting, and transferred to the University of North Carolina. While there (along with classmate Andy Griffith
) he began acting on stage with the Carolina Playmakers. Upon graduating he attended the Actors Studio.