Curtis Armstrong Biography
Curtis Armstrong is an American actor and singer who is best known for playing the roles of Booger in the Revenge of the Nerds movies, Herbert Viola on the TV series Moonlighting, Miles Dalby in the film Risky Business, famed record producer Ahmet Ertegun in the film Ray as well as for playing the role of Metatron on the TV series Supernatural.
Curtis Armstrong Career
He is a professional actor who has his first role in the 1983 film Risky Business. However, he is best known for his role as Booger in Revenge of the Nerds and its sequel Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise. He later reprised his role as Booger in the 1992 television movie Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation and the 1994 television movie Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love.
His typecasting in the role was mocked in The Simpsons episode “E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)”. His other films include Better Off Dead, Big Bully, One Crazy Summer, Bad Medicine, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, Smokin’ Aces, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Jingle All The Way, Southland Tales, and Beer for My Horses.
He also had a recurring role as Herbert Viola on the television series Moonlighting, and played the part of Ahmet Ertegun in the biographical film Ray (2004). He provided the voices for Mr. Moleguaco and Mr. Bugspit on the Disney Channel original series The Emperor’s New School and The Buzz on Maggie. He was also in Akeelah and the Bee.
He played “Farley”, a fictional composite character based on members of Elvis Presley’s real entourage in the 1997 cult-comedy film Elvis Meets Nixon. He also had a bit part as “Russ” on the short-lived TV show Reaper. He was also cast in the 2000 film Shanghai Noon as Wild West hawker Bulldog Drummond, but all three scenes in which his character appears were cut from the film during the editing phase.
He voices “Snot” on the animated sitcom American Dad!, parodying his role from Revenge of the Nerds. He also had a role as Double Wide in the cartoon series Stroker and Hoop on Adult Swim. He appeared in the 2006 production of Akeelah and the Bee as Mr. Welch. He was on VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars despite being thirty when he played his first role.
He played “Mecklen” in the 2007 film, Smokin’ Aces. In the feature film Ray, for preparation for his role as music executive Ahmet Ertegun, he had the top part of his head shaved to simulate male pattern baldness. He also guest-starred in episode 10 “Much Too Much” and had a much smaller part in episode 11 “Owner of a Lonely Heart” in season two of Grey’s Anatomy.
He played a deejay named Jerry Thunder on That ’70s Show, episode 315, “Radio Daze.” In 2006 Armstrong was in an episode of Boston Legal. In 2008, he guest-starred on the iCarly episode “iStakeout” as a convenience store clerk who was suspected of making unauthorized copies of movies.
In 2009 he appeared in Ratko: The Dictator’s Son, and Locker 13. He played fictional astronaut Chaz Dalton on an episode of the TV series My Name is Earl. From 2008–2013 he portrayed Dr Parker/Dr Dawson on The Game. 2009 found Armstrong playing a paranoid character in a mental institution on the House season six premiere, “Broken”.
In 2009 Armstrong appeared in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, as a teacher obsessed with the principal of the school, and he also appeared as a bumbling bandit in the movie “Gold Retrievers”. In 2010, he made a guest appearance on the television show Glory Daze and began voicing the main character on the animated series Dan Vs. He also voices Robot in Robot and Monster.
He also appeared on Spike TV’s Blue Mountain State (S01E11). In 2011, he appeared on an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and has a recurring role as attorney Peter Goldman on season seven of The Closer. He reprises this role in season four of Major Crimes. He appeared as himself on the television show Rules of Engagement on October 27, 2011.
In addition to his acting career, he has an affinity for the music of Harry Nilsson has prompted him to become an enthusiast of Nilsson’s work. He has written liner notes for CD reissues of Nilsson albums and has been instrumental in archival and bonus track preparation for these reissues. He is also an avid fan of Washington Irving, Laurel and Hardy, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories.
Armstrong and former Revenge of the Nerds co-star Robert Carradine host the TBS reality TV competition series King of the Nerds. The series, which pits contestants with expertise in a variety of geek interests to see who will be crowned with the eponymous title, premiered in January 2013.
In May 2013, he appeared as Dr. Foster in an episode of New Girl. He continues to play the angel Metatron in several episodes in the 9th, 10th and 11th seasons of Supernatural.
Curtis Armstrong Age
He was born on November 27, 1953, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. He is 66 years old as of 2019.
Curtis Armstrong Family
He was born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. to Robert Leroy Armstrong and Norma E. Armstrong.
Curtis Armstrong Children
He has a daughter together with his wife named Lily Armstrong who was born in 1996.
Curtis Armstrong Wife
He is married to his lovely girl wife Elaine Aronson in 1994. Armstrong was brought under catholic belief but he converted to Judaism when he married Elaine Aronson
Curtis Armstrong Net worth
He is an American actor and singer who has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars.
Curtis Armstrong Height
He stands at a height of 1.63 meters.
Curtis Armstrong DodgeBall
DodgeBall is a 2004 American sports comedy film written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and starring Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller.
Curtis Armstrong Risky Business
Risky Business is a 1983 American teen coming-of-age comedy film written and directed by Paul Brickman (in his directorial debut) and starring Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay. The film covers themes including materialism, loss of innocence, coming of age, and capitalism. Best known as Cruise’s breakout film, Risky Business was a critical and commercial success, grossing more than $63 million against a $6.2 million budget.
Curtis Armstrong American Dad
American Dad is an American animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman for the Fox Broadcasting Company and later TBS. American Dad! is the first television series to have its inception on the network’s Animation Domination block. The series premiered on February 6, 2005, following Super Bowl XXXIX, with the rest of the first season airing three months later beginning May 1, 2005
American Dad! has been nominated for numerous awards, most prominently four Primetime Emmy Awards and two Annie Awards. In June 2013, it was awarded as top television series by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Since its debut, American Dad! has broadcast 276 episodes (as of August 26, 2019).
Curtis Armstrong Video games
- Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption
- Mafia II
- Style Savvy: Styling Star
Curtis Armstrong TV Shows
- King of the Nerds
- Dan Vs.
- American Dad!
- New Girl
- Robot and Monster
- The Emperor’s New School
- Happy! (TV series)
- Project Viper
- Hi Honey – I’m Dead
- Stroker and Hoop
- Eek! The Cat
- The Chronicle (TV series)
- Champaign ILL
- The Buzz on Maggie
- Joan of Arcadia
- The Game (American TV series)
- Me, Eloise
- After Dark With Julian Clark
Curtis Armstrong Movies
- Revenge of the Nerds
- Risky Business
- Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
- Better Off Dead
- Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love
- Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation
- One Crazy Summer
- Akeelah and the Bee
- Adventures in Love and Babysitting
- Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
- National Lampoon’s Van Wilder
- Big Bully
- Quigley 2003
- Legally Blondes
- Shredderman Rules
- Safety Patrol 1998
- The Gold Retrievers
- Bad Medicine 1985
- Jingle All the Way
- Smokin’ Aces
- American Pie – The Book of Love
- The Clan of the Cave Bear 1986
- Hi Honey – I’m Dead
- Planes: Fire and Rescue
- National Lampoon’s Pucked
- Ratko: The Dictator’s Son
Curtis Armstrong Social Media