Dale Evans

Actor, Singer, Evangelist
Dale Evans was the epitome of the hearty, Bible-thumpin', All-American girl made good. A radio singer, she went on to partner with her husband, Western star Roy Rogers, in two TV series, in which she would sing "Happy ... Read more »
Born: 10/31/1912 in Uvalde, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (40)

America's Music: The Roots of Country 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

A Tribute to the Singing Cowboy 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Holiday Greetings From the Ed Sullivan Show 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Roy Rogers: King of the Cowboys 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Women of Country 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Roy Rogers: King of the Cowboys 1992 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Randy Travis -- Happy Trails 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

The Nashville Palace 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Happy Birthday, America 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Saga of Sonora 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

A Country Happening 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

The Roy Rogers Show 1951 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

Don't Fence Me In 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hitchhike to Happiness 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

In Old Oklahoma 1942 (Movie)

Cuddles Walker (Actor)

Apache Rose (Movie)

Billie Colby (Actor)

Bells of Rosarita (Movie)

Sue Farnum (Actor)

Bells of San Angelo (Movie)

Lee Madison (Actor)

Casanova in Burlesque (Movie)

Barbara Compton (Actor)

Home in Oklahoma (Movie)

Connie Edwards (Actor)

My Pal Trigger (Movie)

Susan (Actor)

Orchestra Wives (Movie)

Girl at soda fountain (Actor)

Roll on Texas Moon (Movie)

Jill Delaney (Actor)

San Fernando Valley (Movie)

Dale Kenyon (Actor)

Song of Nevada (Movie)

Joan Barrabee (Actor)

South of Caliente (Movie)

Doris Stewart (Actor)

The Arizona Kid (Movie)

(Actor)

The Carson City Kid (Movie)

(Actor)

The Cowboy and the Senorita (Movie)

Ysobel Martinez (Actor)

The Lights of Old Santa Fe (Movie)

Marjorie Brooks (Actor)

The Republic Pictures Story (TV Show)

Actor

The Trespasser (Movie)

Linda Coleman (Actor)

The Yellow Rose of Texas (Movie)

Betty Weston (Actor)

Twilight in the Sierras (Movie)

Pat Callahan (Actor)

Under Nevada Skies (Movie)

Helen Williams (Actor)

Utah (Movie)

Dorothy Bryant (Actor)
Music (3)

28 Days 2000 (Movie)

("Happy Trails") (Song)

Roy Rogers: King of the Cowboys 1992 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Microcops 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Theme Song

Biography

Dale Evans was the epitome of the hearty, Bible-thumpin', All-American girl made good. A radio singer, she went on to partner with her husband, Western star Roy Rogers, in two TV series, in which she would sing "Happy Trails to You" while riding her horse, Buttermilk, and smiling, smiling, smiling.

Relationships

Mary Little Doe Rogers

Daughter
adopted with Rogers in October 1952 three-quarter Choctaw

Robert Butts

Husband
married in the late 1930s divorced in 1945

Thomas Fox

Husband
eloped to Blitheville, Arkansas in January 1927 when Evans was fourteen years old father of Thomas Fox Jr divorced in 1929

Thomas Fox

Son
born on November 28, 1927 father, Thomas Fox

Roy Rogers Actor

Husband
Married Dec. 31, 1947 in Davis, OK until his death July 6, 1998

Debbie Rogers

Daughter
Korean-born adopted by Evans and Rogers in 1955 killed in a bus accident on August 17, 1964

Roy Rogers

Husband
married on December 31, 1947 had one daughter together adopted four other children

Marion Rogers

Daughter
born c. 1943 in the United Kingdom adopted by Evans and Rogers in 1954

Robin Rogers

Daughter
born on August 26, 1950 died on August 24, 1952 born with Downs Syndrome

John Rogers

Son
born in 1946 adopted by Evans and Rogers in 1946 name changed from Harry died in Germany on October 31, 1965

Roy Rogers

Step-Son
born on October 28, 1946 mother was Rogers' first wife

Cheryl Rogers

Step-Daughter
born in 1941 mother was Rogers' first wife

Linda Rogers

Step-Daughter
born on April 18, 1943 mother was Rogers' first wife

EDUCATION

attended high school in Osceola, Arkansas

Milestones

1999

In October, suffered a mild heart attack

1996

Had a stroke; curtailed activities

1993

Appeared on special "The Women of Country" (CBS)

1992

Suffered heart attack

1990

Hosted "A Date with Dale" aired on various Christian TV stations, including Trinity Broadcasting

1979

Appeared on ABC reunion special "When the West Was Fun"

1973

Co-starred in musical fantasy "The Saga of Sonora" (NBC)

1962

Continued singing "Happy Trails to You" on short-lived "The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show" (ABC)

1951

Co-starred on "The Roy Rogers Show" (NBC)

1943

First worked with Roy Rogers in "The Cowboy and the Senorita"

1941

Made feature film debut in "Orchestra Wives"

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