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Dale Evans (I) (1912–2001)

American leading lady of musical westerns of the 1940s. Born Frances Octavia Smith in Uvalde, Texas. She was raised in Texas and Arkansas. Married at 14 and a mother at 15, she was divorced at 17 (some sources say widowed). Intent on a singing career, she moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and worked in an insurance company while taking occasional radio... See full bio »

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 1996 A Date with Dale (TV Series)
 1973 Saga of Sonora (TV Movie)
 1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Bolivar's Fiancee
- When East Meets West, You Need a New Compass (1968) ... Bolivar's Fiancee
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Target for Three (1959)
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
- Bilko Goes South (1957) ... Dale
 1951 Pals of the Golden West
Cathy Marsh
 1951 South of Caliente
Doris Stewart
 1950 Dale Evans: Queen of the West (TV Movie)
 1948 Slippy McGee
Mary Hunter
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado
Lucille Wiley / Kansas Kate
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail
Lorry Alastair
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
Peggy Lane
 1944 Lights of Old Santa Fe
Marjorie Brooks
 1944 Song of Nevada
Jennie Barrabee
 1944 Casanova in Burlesque
Barbara Compton
 1943 In Old Oklahoma
Cuddles Walker
 1943 Here Comes Elmer
Jean Foster
 1943 Hoosier Holiday
Dale Fairchild
 1943 The West Side Kid
Gloria Winston
 1942 Girl Trouble
 1942 Orchestra Wives
Hazel - Band Member's Wife (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (53 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

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Other Works:

Book: "Dearest Debbie" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dale Evans Rogers


5' 4" (1.63 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[speaking in 1992 of husband Roy Rogers] We hit it off together because he's so much like my brother. I mean, Roy's like I am, and that's it.


Her 6th child, a daughter Debbie Lee Rogers, with her now late 4th husband Roy Rogers was born. She died at the age of 9. See more »


Theme song: "Happy Trails". See more »


Queen of the West See more »

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