Dale Evans Overview:

Legendary actress, Dale Evans, was born Frances Octavia Smith on Oct 31, 1912 in Uvalde, TX. Evans died at the age of 88 on Feb 7, 2001 in Apple Valley, CA .


Red-headed American vocalist who doubtless deserved the luck she had when she met and married Roy Rogers and prolonged her career in his films, for she was a lady with a lot of tragedy in her life. Widowed at 17, she had lost three of her six children before they were 21. Fourteen grandchildren were hopefully some consolation.

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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Radio. Evans was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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The Nerve of Some People is an adorable number from 1944s Lights of Old Santa Fe that typifies the Roy Rogers - relationship in some 20 features made in the 40s for Republic Studios. The peppy song was written by Jack Elliott, composer of such hits as Sam's Song, It's So Nice to Have ... Read full article

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Dale Evans Quotes:

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Dorothy Bryant: [singing] Now, way down upon the Swanee River, / Folks keep jivin' all the day long; / 'Cause that's where I'm gonna stay forever / With a gate who'll make my life a song. / So honey chile, on that day, / When you come my way, / I'll say, "Thank Dixie for me!"
[runs backstage]
Dorothy Bryant: How'd it look, Stel?

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Hospitalised in October 1999 with heart problems.

Wrote the spiritual, "The Bible Tells Me So.".

Godmother of Robbie Lee.

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