About the Author
Royce has 27 years of experience to draw upon, as an actor, writer, and director. He is an Arizona native, born in Coolidge, Arizona. He is the Father of seven children and Grandfather of 13, Great Grandfather of 1. He makes his home in Payson, Arizona with his wife Debi and dog Scruffy. The house in town is convenient; the Cabin in the woods that he built on Zane Grey's acreage is his sanctuary. Royce is comfortable both in front of the camera and behind the camera.Royce has worked in numerous children shows. He was a running character on the Wallace and Ladmo Television show for years. The Wallace and Ladmo show holds the record as the longest running children's program. He has done thousands of live performances for the young and young at heart. He was a regular performer at Cowtown, a western theme park in Phoenix. He was the owner of a western movie studio, Apacheland Movie Ranch for several years.Royce wrote, directed and stared in a Christmas Television Special for the Trinity Broadcasting Network; the special is still being aired around the world.He has worked in numerous shows, specials and live performances all over the state of Arizona and in California and Colorado, playing parts as a prospector, crusty old cooks, the leading heartthrob type and the eccentric handy man, as well as the major bad guy and gunslinger. With over 20 major motion picture roles and 25 television appearances, plus too many commercials to count, Royce also found time to do stunts and stunt coordinate films, he has also found time to direct some projects. But throughout all the years his continuing passion has been writing.When writing, Royce "becomes" the characters, living their lives through his story.