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Roy Rogers

Roy RogersAKA Leonard Franklin Slye

Born: 5-Nov-1911
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH [1]
Died: 6-Jul-1998
Location of death: Apple Valley, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Apple Valley, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cowboy movie actor, rode Trigger

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in Duck Run.


[1] 412 2nd St., Cincinnati, OH.

Father: Andrew E. Slye
Mother: Mattie Martha Womack
Wife: Lucile Ascolese (m. 1932, annulled 1932)
Wife: Arlene Wilkins (d. 3-Nov-1946 embolism, six days after the birth of Roy Rogers, Jr.)
Daughter: Cheryl Darlene Rogers-Barnett (adopted)
Daughter: Linda Lou Rogers Johnson
Son: Roy Rogers, Jr. ("Dusty", b. 1946)
Wife:
Dale Evans (m. 31-Dec-1947, until his death, two sons, four daughters)
Son: Thomas Frederick Fox, Jr. (stepson)
Daughter: Robin Elizabeth (d. down syndrome age 2)
Daughter: Mary Little Doe Stanley
Daughter: Dodie Rogers Sailors (adopted)
Daughter: Deborah Lee (adopted)
Son: John David ("Sandy", adopted)

    4-H Club
    Christian Anti-Communist Crusade
    Freemasonry MM in Hollywood Lodge No. 355, AASR 33rd Degree, Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA
    National Cowboy Hall of Fame 1976
    Country Music Hall of Fame 1980
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1977 (shared)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1752 Vine St.
    Kentucky Colonel
    Visited Disneyland on Opening Day
    Heart Bypass Operation 1991

    TELEVISION
    The Roy Rogers Show Roy Rogers (1951-57)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Mackintosh and T. J. (21-Nov-1975)
    Son of Paleface (14-Jul-1952)
    Pals of the Golden West (15-Nov-1951)
    South of Caliente (15-Oct-1951)
    In Old Amarillo (15-May-1951)
    Trail of Robin Hood (15-Dec-1950) · Himself
    North of the Great Divide (15-Nov-1950)
    Trigger, Jr. (30-Jun-1950)
    Twilight in the Sierras (22-Mar-1950) · Roy Rogers
    Bells of Coronado (8-Jan-1950) · Roy
    The Golden Stallion (15-Nov-1949)
    Down Dakota Way (9-Sep-1949)
    The Far Frontier (29-Dec-1948) · Roy Rogers
    Eyes of Texas (15-Jul-1948)
    Melody Time (27-May-1948) · Himself
    Under California Stars (30-Apr-1948)
    On the Old Spanish Trail (15-Oct-1947) · Roy Rogers
    Springtime in the Sierras (15-Jul-1947)
    Bells of San Angelo (15-Apr-1947)
    Heldorado (15-Dec-1946)
    Home in Oklahoma (18-Oct-1946) · Roy Rogers
    Under Nevada Skies (26-Aug-1946)
    My Pal Trigger (10-Jul-1946) · Roy Rogers
    Song of Arizona (9-Mar-1946)
    Don't Fence Me In (20-Oct-1945) · Roy Rogers
    Along the Navajo Trail (15-Sep-1945) · Roy Rogers
    Bells of Rosarita (19-Jun-1945)
    Utah (21-Mar-1945)
    Hollywood Canteen (15-Dec-1944) · Himself
    Brazil (30-Nov-1944) · Roy
    Lights of Old Santa Fe (6-Nov-1944) · Roy Rogers
    San Fernando Valley (15-Sep-1944)
    Song of Nevada (5-Aug-1944) · Roy Rogers
    The Yellow Rose of Texas (24-Jun-1944) · Roy Rogers
    Cowboy and the Senorita (13-May-1944)
    Hands Across the Border (5-Jan-1944)
    Song of Texas (14-Jun-1943) · Roy Rogers
    King of the Cowboys (9-Apr-1943) · Roy Rogers
    Heart of the Golden West (16-Nov-1942)
    Man from Cheyenne (16-Jan-1942) · Roy Rogers
    Red River Valley (12-Dec-1941)
    Jesse James at Bay (17-Oct-1941) · Jesse James
    Bad Man of Deadwood (5-Sep-1941)
    Sheriff of Tombstone (7-May-1941) · Brett Starr
    Young Bill Hickok (21-Oct-1940)
    Colorado (15-Sep-1940) · Lt. Jerry Burke
    The Carson City Kid (1-Jul-1940) · The Carson City Kid
    Young Buffalo Bill (12-Apr-1940) · Bill Cody
    Dark Command (4-Apr-1940)
    Days of Jesse James (20-Dec-1939) · Roy Rogers
    Saga of Death Valley (17-Nov-1939) · Roy Reynolds
    The Arizona Kid (29-Sep-1939) · Roy Rogers
    Wall Street Cowboy (6-Aug-1939)
    Frontier Pony Express (12-Apr-1939)
    Southward Ho (19-Mar-1939)
    Rough Riders' Round-up (13-Mar-1939) · Roy Rogers
    Shine On, Harvest Moon (30-Dec-1938)
    Billy the Kid Returns (4-Sep-1938)
    Under Western Stars (20-Apr-1938)
    The Old Barn Dance (29-Jan-1938) · Singer
    The Old Corral (21-Dec-1936)

Appears on the cover of:
Life, 11-Jul-1943, DETAILS: Roy Rogers and Trigger (photo by Walter Sanders)


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