As an actor I’m part of a long line of character people you can take back to the silent movies. There’s always the little guy who’s the sidekick to the tall, good-looking guy who gets the girl.
For an actor to have a role that they're recognized and remembered for over the years, it's unusual. It's very lucky if it happens once - and it's luck that it's happened to me a couple of times.
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The movies that I did in the ’80s were either good or bad, but I never was oppressed with any feeling – I mean, I thought it was ridiculous to play high school or college students when I was 30. But at the same time, that was really done then.
I’m at least getting my foot in the door as far as doing straight dramatic parts, which no one would have ever considered me for in the ’80s. I never objected to that because I love doing comedy, and I’m not the kind of actor that insists that unless you’re doing a serious dramatic role, you’re not acting.
|27th November, 1953
Curtis Armstrong was born in Detroit, Michigan. He is an American actor. He is the co-host of the TBS reality television competition series King of the Nerds, in addition to the role of Metatron in the series Supernatural. He graduated from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. His first role came in the 1983 hit film Risky Business. However, he is probably best known for his role of Booger in Revenge of the Nerds and its sequel Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise. He also had a recurring role as Herbert Viola on the television series Moonlighting, and played the part of Ahmet Ertegün in the biographical film Ray. In May 2013, Armstrong appeared as Dr. Foster in an episode of New Girl.
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