Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade
1 Biographical Movie |
8 Print Biographies |
13 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys | Sons of the Pioneers | Len Slye | Leonard Slye | Roy Rogers & Trigger | Dick Weston
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
If there were no valleys of sadness and death, we could never really appreciate the sunshine of happiness on the mountain top.
In his autobiography, "Happy Trails: The Story of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans," the former Leonard Slye stated that his stage name of Roy Rogers was given to him by executives at Republic Pictures when he became their new singing cowboy to replace Gene Autry. The Rogers came from Will Rogers, the beloved western comic and storyteller who had recently died in a plane crash in Alaska and Roy was made...