The Old Man
... The Old Man
Sheriff Dalton Parks
Banner / Sheriff
... Gant Foley
Police Capt. Bill Battersea / Gus Flagg
... Gus Flagg
Carl Anderson / Argonaut Moonercan / Jud Briar / ...
George David Owens / Ed Cray / Sheriff Crowley
Frederick Harley / Ben Winters
Police Capt. McAllister / Captain McAllister
Col. Keith Jarrell / Nathan Clay / Andrew Holloway
Marshall Matt Peters / Tully / Sheriff Bradley
Sheriff John Keeley / Gantry Hobson / Burke / ...
Vic Prescott / Marshal Al Dawson / Jud / ...
John Gregory / Harry Bright / Matthew Bartlett
General Kirby / John Muskie
Nathanael Grimm / Angus Emmett
Wellington Cosgrove / Colonel Karl Bent
Big Sam Aldridge / Cliff Clifford
Major Ben Rogers / Gabe Dallas
Lou Stoner / Clay Calhoun
Townsman Sid (voice, uncredited)
Appeared (as "Sheriff Talbott") in "Orpheus Descending" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams
. Incidental music by Chuck Wayne
. Incidental music arranged by John Mehegan. Music for "Heavenly Grass" by Paul Bowles
. Lyrics for "Heavenly Grass" by Tennessee Williams. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson
. Costume Design by
3 Interviews |
R. G. Armstrong | R.K. Armstrong | Robert Armstrong
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
[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.