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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 25 July 1937Missouri, USA
Date of Death 17 November 1992Butte, California, USA  (suicide)
Birth NameJohn Harris Armstrong
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Todd Armstrong was born on July 25, 1937 in Missouri, USA as John Harris Armstrong. He was an actor, known for Jason and the Argonauts (1963), King Rat (1965) and Winnetou und sein Freund Old Firehand (1966). He died on November 17, 1992 in Butte, California, USA.

Trivia (2)

Briefly a leading man in the 1960's, formerly trained in drama at the Pasadena Playhouse. 'Discovered' by actress Gloria Henry, while working for her as a landscape gardener. Signed by Columbia and cast in the titular role of Jason and the Argonauts (1963). Thereafter, subsided back into supporting roles.
Armstrong committed suicide by gunshot, after building an addiction to painkillers for a terrible work-related injury he sustained.

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