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Roy Rogers

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer


Who was Roy Rogers?

Roy Rogers was an American television and movie actor, and singing cowboy. He appeared in over 100 films and starred in The Roy Rogers Show on NBC. He was married to actress, singer and songwriter Dale Evans, who often starred alongside Roy in both television and films. Roy's sidekick in many of his films was his palomino horse named Trigger. Throughout much of the 1940s and into the early 1950s, Roy Rogers was ranked by theater ticket revenues as the most popular Western star.

Famous Kin

Roy Rogers has a number of U.S. Presidents in his family tree including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, Zachary Taylor, Calvin Coolidge, William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison, and both Presidents Bush. He also has royal kinship to King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth II, and Catherine Middleton.

Fellow celebrities in Roy Roger's family tree include Bill Paxton, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Amy Grant, Elisabeth Shue, Olivia De Havilland, Katherine Hepburn, and Walt Disney. Some of his famous historical kin include polar explorer Admiral Richard Byrd, mutiny on the Bounty leader Fletcher Christian, explorer Meriwether Lewis, evolutionist Charles Darwin, outlaw Jesse James, and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Roy Rogers

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Edmund Mortimer

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Hugh le Despencer

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir James de Audley

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

18th cousin 3 times removed
via William de Beauchamp

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

17th cousin 4 times removed
via William de Beauchamp

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Walter Fairfield

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

17th cousin
via Sir Henry "Hotspur" Percy

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Hugh de Stafford

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Henry "Hotspur" Percy

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

21st cousin
via Thomas de Clare

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

21st cousin
via Gunselm de Badlesmere

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin
via Sir Hugh de Stafford

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Alice de Audley

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Ros

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Thomas de Beauchamp

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