Roy Rogers Overview:

Legendary actor, Roy Rogers, was born Leonard Franklin Slye on Nov 5, 1911 in Cincinnati, OH. Rogers died at the age of 86 on Jul 6, 1998 in Apple Valley, CA and was laid to rest in Sunset Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in Apple Valley, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television, Radio and Motion Pictures. Roy Rogers's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #84 on Apr 21, 1949. In addition, Rogers was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 2010. Rogers was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Roy Rogers Quotes:

Roy Rogers: If you can find anything that will shoot, grab it!


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Roy Rogers: Golden horses - that's what they call the palominos. And palominos have quite a history. You know, the history of my own palomino began right here at this ranch. If I hadn't-a gone through that gate a few years back, I'd never have gotten my pal, Trigger.


Splinters: You know, Roy, I fixed this rig all up by myself.
Roy Rogers: Yeah?
Splinters: Based on Newton's theory of gravitivity. Why, you know Shakespeare said that if you run enough rope through enough pulleys, that you could lift the world. 'Course, that is if you had somethin' to hook it to, like, ah, let me see, um...
Roy Rogers: Like the moon or the sun?


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Inducted (as a member of the Sons of the Pioneers) into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1995.

Arline Wilkins, his second wife, died a few days after giving birth to their son, Roy Rogers Jr. (Dusty). She had complications from the cesarean--a blood clot formed, traveled to her brain and killed her. Dale Evans, his third wife, became his children's mom when Dusty was 15 months old. He and Arline had three children: two girls and Dusty.

He and wife Dale Evans adopted four children, one of whom--Cheryl Rogers--later became an actress. One of his and Dale's daughters died in a bus wreck in Aug. 1964. One adopted son choked to death in Nov. 1965.

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