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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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Men in Black 3
Men in Black 3 Soundtrack
(2012)
Sleepless in Seattle
(1993)
Melody Time
Melody Time Roy Rogers
(1948)
King of the Cowboys
King of the Cowboys Roy Rogers
(1943)

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 2016 Ash vs Evil Dead (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Last Call (2016) ... (performer: "Happy Trails")
 2012 Men in Black 3 (performer: "I'm an Old Cowhand")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (performer: "Born to the Saddle", "Uncle Noah's Ark", "Keep a-Walkin'", "When the Sun Is Setting on the Prairie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" - uncredited)
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (performer: "Under California Stars" - uncredited)
 2003 The Big Empty ("THAT'S ALRIGHT") / (performer: "DUCKWALK") / (writer: "DUCKWALK")
 1996 Visiting... with Huell Howser (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Happy Chickens (1996) ... (performer: "Happy Trails (1975 version)" - uncredited)
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (performer: "Sleigh Ride", "Jingle Bells")
 1990 24th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Heroes and Friends")
 1983 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 June 1983 (1983) ... (performer: "Happy Trails" - uncredited)
 1982 La bête lumineuse (Documentary) (performer: "Ride 'Em Cowboy")
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (performer: "Ride Concrete Cowboy, Ride")
 1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Roy Rogers and Dale Evans (1979) ... (performer: "Skyball Paint", "Hazy Mountains", "Tumbling Tumbleweeds", "Happy Trails" - uncredited)
 1976 Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (performer: "Sing as You Work" - uncredited)
 1976 It's Showtime (Documentary) (performer: "A Four-Legged Friend" - uncredited)
 1966 The Andy Williams Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.1 (1966) ... (performer: "County Fair", "Texas Plains" - uncredited)
 1962 The Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Western Hit Parade (1962) ... (performer: "Skip to My Lou" (excerpt), "Deep in the Heart of Texas", "A Rusty Old Halo", "Don't Fence Me In", "Old Paint Needs a Paint Job", "Empty Saddles", "The Place Where I Worship", "Happy Trails" - uncredited)
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- State Fair U.S.A. (1959) ... (performer: "At the Fair", "The Wayward Wind", "The Good Green Acres of Home", "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling", "You Grow Sweeter as the Years Go By", "It's Only a Paper Moon", "Let There Be Peace on Earth" - uncredited)
- Country Style (1959) ... (performer: "String Along, Sing Along" (uncredited), "A Four-Legged Friend" (uncredited), "Chip Off the Old Block" (uncredited), "At the General Store" (uncredited), "Peace in the Valley", "The Navajo Trail" (uncredited), "The Hand That Swept the Stars Across the Sky" (uncredited))
 1951-1957 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series) (performer - 101 episodes)
- Johnny Rover (1957) ... (performer: "Happy Trails")
- Brady's Bonanza (1957) ... (performer: "Happy Trails")
- Portrait of Murder (1957) ... (performer: "Happy Trails")
- Accessory to Crime (1957) ... (performer: "Happy Trails")
- High Stakes (1957) ... (performer: "Happy Trails")
 1953 This Is Your Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Roy Rogers (1953) ... (performer: "Tumbling Tumbleweeds")
 1952 Son of Paleface (performer: "Buttons and Bows", "Four Legged Friend", "There's a Cloud in My Valley of Sunshine", "California Rose")
 1951 South of Caliente (performer: "My Home Is Over Yonder', "Won'tcha Be A Friend Of Mine?")
 1951 In Old Amarillo (performer: "Wasteland", "In Old Amarillo", "Under the Lone Star Moon")
 1951 Heart of the Rockies (performer: "Rodeo Square Dance", "Wanderin'", "Heart of the Rockies", "Prairie Country")
 1950 Trail of Robin Hood (: (uncredited", "Ev'ry Day Is Christmas Day In the West" (uncredited", "Home Town Jubilee" (uncredited" - (performer: "Get a Christmas Tree For Johnny", uncredited)
 1950 North of the Great Divide (performer: "North of the Great Divide", "Just Keep A'movin'", "By The Laughing Spring")
 1950 Sunset in the West (performer: "Sunset In The West", "Rollin' Wheels")
 1950 Trigger, Jr. (performer: "May The Good Lord Take A Likin' To You", "Stampede", "The Big Rodeo" - uncredited)
 1949 The Golden Stallion (performer: "The Golden Stallion", "There's Always Time For A Song")
 1949 Susanna Pass (performer: "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes", "A Good, Good Mornin'", "Susanna Pass")
 1948 Grand Canyon Trail (performer: "Grand Canyon Trail", "Colorado Joe")
 1948 Night Time in Nevada (performer: "The Big Rock Candy Mountain", "Night-Time In Nevada")
 1948 Eyes of Texas (performer: "Texas Trails", "Padre of Old San Antone")
 1948 Melody Time (performer: "Pecos Bill", "Blue Shadows on the Trail")
 1948 Under California Stars (performer: "Under California Stars", "Dust", "Little Saddle Pal")
 1948 The Gay Ranchero (performer: "Wait'll I Get My Sunshine Into the Moonlight")
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail (performer: "My Adobe Hacienda", "On the Old Spanish Trail")
 1947 Springtime in the Sierras (performer: "Springtime in the Sierras", "Oh, What a Picture", "Pedro From Acapulco", "A Cowboy Has To Sing", "The Quilting Party (When I Saw Sweet Nellie Home)" (1859) (uncredited))
 1947 Bells of San Angelo (performer: "The Bells of San Angelo", "I Like to Get Up Early in the Morning", "A Cowboy's Dream of Heaven")
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947 (performer: "Is Anybody Here From Texas")
 1947 Apache Rose (performer: "Ride Vaqueros", "At the Wishing Well" - uncredited)
 1946 Heldorado (performer: "Heldorado", "Good Neighbor", "My Saddle Pals and I", "Silver Stars, Purple Sage, Eyes of Blue") / (writer: "My Saddle Pals and I")
 1946 Out California Way (performer: "Little Bronc of Mine", "Ridin' Down the Sunset Trail")
 1946 Home in Oklahoma (performer: "I Wish I Was A Kid Again", "Jailhouse Sequence", "Home In Oklahoma", "Miguelito", "Cowboy Ham and Eggs")
 1946 Roll on Texas Moon (performer: "The Jumping Bean", "Roll On, Texas Moon", "What's Doing Tonight In Dreamland", "Wontcha Be a Friend of Mine")
 1946 Under Nevada Skies (performer: "Under Nevada Skies", "Anytime That I'm With You", "Ne-Ha-Nee")
 1946 My Pal Trigger (performer: "Ole Faithful", "Livin' Western Style", "Harriet")
 1946 Night and Day (performer: "Don't Fence Me In" (1934) - uncredited)
 1946 Man from Rainbow Valley (writer: "The Man in the Moon Is A Cowhand")
 1946 Rainbow Over Texas (performer: "Little Senorita", "Rainbow Over Texas", "Texas, U. S. A.", "Cowboy Camp Meeting", "Lights of Old Santa Fe")
 1946 Song of Arizona (performer: "Song of Arizona", "When A Fellow Needs a Friend", "Did You Ever Get That Feeling in the Moonlight", "Round and Around--The Lariat Song", "Mr. Spook Steps Out")
 1945 Don't Fence Me In (performer: "Choo Choo Polka", "My Little Buckaroo", "Don't Fence Me In", "Along the Navajo Trail" - uncredited)
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado (performer: "Call of the Prairie", "Go West Young Man" (uncredited), "It's No Use")
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail (performer: "Along the Navajo Trail", "Saving For a Rainy Day")
 1945 Man from Oklahoma (performer: "I'm Gonna Have a Cowboy Wedding", "For You and Me" - uncredited)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita (performer: "Bells of Rosarita", "I'm Going To Build a Big Fence Around Texas", "When the Circus Comes To Town")
 1945 Utah (performer: "Lonesome Cowboy Blues", "Utah", "Utah Trail", "Beneath a Utah Sky", "Wild and Wooly Gals From Out Chicago Way")
 1944 Lake Placid Serenade (performer: "Winter Wonderland" - uncredited)
 1944 Hollywood Canteen (performer: "Don't Fence Me In" (1934))
 1944 Brazil (performer: "Hands Across the Border")
 1944 Lights of Old Santa Fe (performer: "The Cowpoke Polka", "I'm A Happy Guy In My Levi Britches", "Cowboy Jubilee", "The Nerve Of Some People", "Trigger Hasn't Got A Purty Figure", "Lights of Old Santa Fe") / (writer: "Ride 'Em, Cowboy")
 1944 San Fernando Valley (performer: "San Fernando Valley", "They Went Thataway", "Sweeter Than You")
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita (performer: "Cowboy and the Senorita")
 1943 Man from Music Mountain (performer: "Smiles Are Made Out of the Sunshine", "I'm Beginning to Care")
 1943 Silver Spurs (performer: "Tumbling Tumbleweeds", "Back in Your Own Backyard", "Highways Are Happy Ways (When They Lead the Way to Home)" - uncredited)
 1943 Song of Texas (performer: "Mexicali Rose", "Moonlight and Roses", "Cielito Lindo", "There's A Rainbow Over the Range", "I Love the Prairie Country", "Blue Bonnet Girl")
 1943 King of the Cowboys (performer: "I'm an Old Cowhand", "Ride 'Em, Cowboy", "A Gay Ranchero", "Roll Along Prairie Moon", "Ride, Ranger, Ride") / (writer: "Ride 'Em, Cowboy")
 1943 Idaho (performer: "Idaho", "Lone Buckaroo", "Stop!", "Git Along Little Dogies")
 1942 Ridin' Down the Canyon (performer: "Blue Prairie", "My Little Buckaroo", "In a Little Spanish Town", "Ridin' Down the Canyon" - uncredited) / (writer: "Curly Joe from Idaho" - uncredited)
 1942 Heart of the Golden West (performer: "River Robin", "Who's Gonna Help Me Sing?") / (writer: "Cowboys and Indians")
 1942 Sunset Serenade (performer: "Song of the San Joaquin", "I'm A Cowboy Rockefeller", "Mavourneen O'Shea", "A Sandman Lullaby") / (writer: "Song of the San Joaquin", "I'm A Cowboy Rockefeller")
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers (performer: "Things Are Never What They Seem", "He's Gone, He's Gone Up the Trail", "Trail Herdin' Cowboy", "The West Is In My Soul")
 1942 Romance on the Range (performer: "Coyote's Serenade", "O-o-oh, Wonderful World", "Rocky Mountain Lullaby", "Sing As You Work", "When Romance Rides the Range") / (writer: "Rocky Mountain Lullaby")
 1942 Sunset on the Desert (performer: "Remember Me", "Faithful Pal O' Mine")
 1942 South of Santa Fe (performer: "We're Headin' For the Home Corral", "Song of the Vaqueros", "Down the Trail")
 1942 Man from Cheyenne (performer: "My Old Pal, Pal of Mine", "When a Cowboy Starts to Courtin'", "Happy Cowboy" - uncredited)
 1941 Red River Valley (performer: "Red River Valley", "Chant of the Wanderer", "Springtime on the Range" - uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay (performer: "You For Me", "The Old Chisholm Trail" - uncredited)
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood (performer: "Joe O'Grady", "Home on the Rangeland", "Song of the Dusty Trail") / (writer: "Home on the Rangeland")
 1941 Nevada City (performer: "Prairie Serenade", "Stars over the Prairie")
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone (performer: "Ridin' On a Rocky Road", "Old Skyball Paint")
 1941 Robin Hood of the Pecos (performer: "It's A Sad, Sad Story")
 1940 The Border Legion (performer: "With My Guitar and You", "Get Along Little Doggies!")
 1940 Young Bill Hickok (performer: "When the Shadows Fall Across the Rockies", "A Cowboy Wedding", "I'll Keep on Singing a Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "I'll Keep on Singing a Song" - uncredited)
 1940 Colorado (performer: "Night on the Prairie" - uncredited)
 1940 The Ranger and the Lady (performer: "As Long As We're Dancing", "Chiquita")
 1940 The Carson City Kid (performer: "Sonora Moon")
 1940 Young Buffalo Bill (performer: "Rollin' Down to Santa Fe", "Blow, Breeze, Blow" - uncredited)
 1939 Days of Jesse James (performer: "I'm a Son of a Cowboy" (1939), "Saddle Your Dreams" (1939), "Echo Mountain" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939/I Jeepers Creepers (performer: "Jeepers Creepers", "The Little Brown Jug", "Listen to the Mockingbird")
 1939 The Arizona Kid (performer: "It's Home Sweet Home to Me", "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", "Lazy Old Moon" - uncredited)
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy (performer: "Me and the Rollin' Sand", "Ride 'Em Cowboy", "Ridin' Down Rainbow Trail")
 1939 In Old Caliente (performer: "Sundown on the Rangeland", "We're Not Coming Out Tonight", "The Moon, She Will Be Shining Tonight")
 1939 Frontier Pony Express (performer: "My Old Kentucky Home", "Rusty Spurs" - uncredited)
 1939 Southward Ho (performer: "But She's All Wet Now", "I Hope I'm Not Dreaming Again", "Keep A-walking the Other Way", "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" (uncredited)) / (writer: "But She's All Wet Now", "I Hope I'm Not Dreaming Again")
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up (performer: "Ridin' Down the Trail", "Here on the Range With You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ridin' Down the Trail" - uncredited)
 1938 Shine on Harvest Moon (performer: "The Man in the Moon is a Cowhand", "Cabin on the Range", "Headin' For the Open Range", "I've Sold My Saddle For an Old Guitar", "Shine on Harvest Moon") / (writer: "The Man in the Moon is a Cowhand")
 1938 Come on, Rangers! (performer: "Song of the West", "Let Me Hum a Western Song", "I've Learned a Lot About Women", "Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground" (1864) - uncredited)
 1938 Billy the Kid Returns ("When the Sun is Setting on the Prairie") / (performer: "Born to the Saddle", "Trail Blazin'", "Save a Smile for a Rainy Day", "When I Camped Under the Stars")
 1938 Under Western Stars (performer: "Dust", "Listen to the Rhythm of the Range", "That Pioneer Mother of Mine", "When a Cowboy Sings a Song")
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie (writer: "My Saddle Pals and I")
 1937 The Old Wyoming Trail ("Tumbling Tumbleweeds")
 1936 The Old Corral (writer: "Down Along the Sleepy Rio Grande")
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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[in 1982] Another thing that burns me up is that California voted in capital punishment and they haven't electrocuted anyone yet. See more »

Trivia:

Nicknames: Roy Rogers "King of the Cowboys", Dale Evans "Queen of the West", Trigger "Smartest Horse in the Movies" See more »

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Scorpio

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