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Roy Rogers

Born: November 5, 1911, Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: July 6, 1998 (age 86), Apple Valley, California

Roy Rogers (Leonard Franklin Slye) was a singer and cowboy actor. He and his third wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino Trigger, and his German Shepherd Dog, Bullet, were featured in over one hundred movies and The Roy Rogers Show. The show ran on radio for nine years before moving to television from 1951 through 1957.

What do you know about Roy Rogers?  Try this quick quiz.

1. Roy Rogers was born with what name?

  • Roy Rogers
  • Tex Ritter
  • Leonard F. Slye
  • Gary Cooper

2. In 1938 he paid $2,500 for a golden palomino stallion. What was Trigger�s original name?

  • Golden Cloud
  • Golden Sky
  • Golden Sun
  • Rebel

3. Roy�s German Shepard appeared in almost as many movies as Trigger. What was the dog�s name?

  • Bullet
  • Colt
  • Scotty
  • Tex

4. What is the name of the singing group he helped to organize?

  • The Rocky Mountaineers
  • The Sons of the Pioneers
  • The Range Riders
  • The Cool Water Singers

5. Besides his real name, Roy was known under what other name?

  • Bill Wilson
  • Wayne Morris
  • Charles Yates
  • Dick Weston

6. Roy�s first starring role was in what film?

  • Under Western Stars
  • Utah Trail
  • The Texans
  • West of Cheyenne

7. How many years was Roy Rogers the Top Money-Making Western Star?

  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 9 years
  • 12 years

8. Roy stars with Bob Hope in what film?

  • Springfield Rifle
  • Rodeo
  • Son of Paleface
  • Road Agent

9. What is reported to be Roy Rogers favorite �Roy Rogers movie and the most critically acclaimed of his films?

  • Roll on Texas Moon
  • The Dalton Gang Rides Again
  • My Pal Trigger
  • Out California Way

10. What was the name of the jeep in the Roy Rogers TV series?

  • Nelly Belle
  • River Walk
  • All Wheels
  • Shotgun

Where is Roy Rogers Buried?


Roy Rogers Answers

  1. Leonard F. Slye

  2. Golden Cloud

  3. Bullet

  4. The Sons of the Pioneers

  5. Dick Weston

  6. Under Western Stars

  7. 12 years

  8. Son of Paleface

  9. My Pal Trigger

  10. Nelly Belle

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