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Roy Rogers

Ancestry of
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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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir James de Audley

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Philip le Despencer

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

16th cousin
via Sir Roger Wentworth

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

16th cousin
via Sir John Clifford

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

15th cousin
via Sir John Hastings

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Henry "Hotspur" Percy

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Hugh de Stafford

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

21st cousin
via Eudo la Zouche

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

6th cousin 14 times removed
via Edward III, King of England

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

7th cousin 13 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

9th cousin 12 times removed
via William de Beauchamp

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Frances

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

10th cousin 10 times removed
via Edward III, King of England

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

11th cousin 9 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 8 times removed
via William de Beauchamp

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward III, King of England

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

16th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Ralph de Neville

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

20th cousin 1 time removed
via William de Beauchamp

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Roger de Mortimer

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

14th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Roger Wentworth

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward III, King of England

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

21st cousin
via William de Beauchamp

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