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Roy Rogers (I) (1911–1998)

Roy Rogers (born Leonard Slye) moved to California in 1930, aged 18. He played in such musical groups as The Hollywood Hillbillies, Rocky Mountaineers, Texas Outlaws, and his own group, the International Cowboys. In 1934 he formed a group with Bob Nolan called Sons of the Pioneers. While in that group he was known as Leonard Slye, then Dick Weston... See full bio »

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 1983-1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
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- King of the Cowboys (1984) ... Roy Rogers
- Happy Trails (1983) ... Roy Rogers (as Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys)
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
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- Roy Rogers and Dale Evans (1978) ... Roy Rogers
 1977 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
J.P. Hadley
- The Bushwhackers (1977) ... J.P. Hadley
 1975 Mackintosh and T.J.
 1973 Saga of Sonora (TV Movie)
 1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Dude Ranch Owner
- When East Meets West, You Need a New Compass (1968) ... Dude Ranch Owner
 1959 Alias Jesse James
Roy Rogers (uncredited)
 1948 Pecos Bill (Short)
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 1948 Melody Time
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 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
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 1945 Where Do We Go from Here? (scenes deleted)
 1945 Utah
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 1944 Hollywood Canteen
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 1944 Brazil
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 1943 Man from Music Mountain
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 1943 Idaho
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 1942 Sunset on the Desert
Roy Rogers / Bill Sloan
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Jesse James / Clint Burns
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Brett Starr aka Bill Brady
 1941 Nevada City
Jeff Connors
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone
Brett Starr
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Steve Blane
 1941 Arkansas Judge
Tom Martel
 1941 Robin Hood of the Pecos
Vance Corbin
 1940 Rodeo Dough (Short)
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 1940 The Carson City Kid
Roy Rogers, Posing as The Carson City Kid
 1940 Dark Command
Fletch McCloud
 1939 Saga of Death Valley
Roy Rogers / Roy Reynolds
 1939/I Jeepers Creepers
 1939 Southward Ho
 1938 A Feud There Was (Short)
Egghead / Elmer Singing Voice (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Singer (as Dick Weston)
 1937 Wild Horse Rodeo
Singer (as Dick Weston)
 1937 The Old Wyoming Trail
Guitar Player / Singer / Cowhand Len (uncredited)
 1937 The Star Reporter in Hollywood (Short)
Member of Sons of the Pioneers) (uncredited)
 1936 The Old Corral
Buck O'Keefe (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Show
Sons of the Pioneers Guitarist (uncredited)
 1936 California Mail
Square Dance Caller & Guitarist (uncredited)
 1936 Rhythm on the Range
Leonard - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1936 Song of the Saddle
Guitarist - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1936 The Mysterious Avenger
Musician Len (as Sons of the Pioneers)
 1935 Gallant Defender
Nester (Sons of the Pioneers) (uncredited)
 1935 Way Up Thar (Short)
Band Member (as Leonard Slye)
 1935 The Old Homestead
Len, Member of Sons of the Pioneers (as Len Sly)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Member of Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (93 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (66 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (30 credits)

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Other Works:

Radio episode: The Charlie McCarthy Show/guest star in ep. broadcast Dec 7, 1947 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 8 Print Biographies | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys | Sons of the Pioneers | Len Sly | Leonard Slye | Roy Rogers & Trigger | Dick Weston


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Personal Quote:

[in 1982] Another thing that burns me up is that California voted in capital punishment and they haven't electrocuted anyone yet. See more »


Roy got his horse Trigger in 1938 and rode him in every one of his films and TV shows after that. He had appeared in one earlier movie, ridden by Olivia de Havilland in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). Trigger died in 1965 at age 33. See more »


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