Billy Armstrong (actor)

William Armstrong (14 January 1891 – 1 March 1924) was a British American actor.

Billy Armstrong
William Armstrong

(1891-01-14)14 January 1891
Died1 March 1924(1924-03-01) (aged 33)


Armstrong was born on 14 January 1891 in Bristol, England.[1]

Armstrong started his career in the music hall tradition and appeared in roles for Fred Karno from 1910 until 1914 in his native England, before heading to the US and working in films for Keystone Studios, mainly in comedy roles, where he was a regular player in the films of Chaplin amongst others.

Armstrong died from tuberculosis on 1 March 1924 in Sunland, California.[1]

Partial filmography


  1. "Staff Directory". Essanay Studios. Archived from the original on 11 February 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.

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