• Born date: 1884-01-26
  • Born in: Wisconsin
  • Death date: 1960-03-11
  • Death in: California
Roy Chapman Andrews

For the former professional American football coach see LeRoy AndrewsRoy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 – March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the fragmented China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum.