[[caption-width-right:300:"Until we meet again, may the Good Lord take a liking to you."]]

Roy Rogers (1911 - 1998) was a star of over a hundred "singing cowboy" movies, as well as a long-running series that began on radio and moved to television.

Generally accompanied by his CoolHorse Trigger, his gal Dale Evans, and one or both of his sidekicks, Pat Brady and Gabby Hayes.

He also has a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Rogers_Restaurants fast food chain]] named after him. Make of that what you will.
!!Tropes associated with Roy Rogers include:

* BulletproofFashionPlate
* CoolHorse
* {{Cowboy}}
* TheDanza: Most of the characters he played were also called "Roy Rogers".
* HappilyMarried: To Dale Evans, who was his wife until his death.
* ImpracticallyFancyOutfit
!!References to Roy Rogers in other works:

* Probably the most famous, from ''Film/DieHard'':
-->'''Gruber:''' Who are you? Just another American who [[ThisIsReality saw too many movies as a child]]? Another orphan of a bankrupt culture who thinks he's JohnWayne? Franchise/{{Rambo}}? [[Series/{{Gunsmoke}} Marshal Dillon]]?\\
'''[=McClane=]:''' I was always kinda partial to Roy Rogers actually. I really like those sequined shirts.\\
'''Gruber:''' Do you really think you have a chance against us, Mr. Cowboy?\\
'''[=McClane=]:''' Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker.
* In ''{{Gladiator}}'', the protagonist has a horse whose name is "Trigger" in Latin.
* "Roy Rogers", song by EltonJohn
* "Front Row Cowboy", song by EricBogle
* "If I Had a Boat," song by Lyle Lovett