Roger Lawson, Janet's son, played by Edward Crawford.
|Young son of Janet, Lamont's fiancee, whom Fred warms up to and allows to play and help out in the Sanford junkyard|
|Family and Personal Information|
|Related to:||Janet Lawson (mother)|
Sgt. John Lawson (father)
Mrs. Gordon (grandmother)
|Appeared on:||Sanford and Son|
|Character played by:||Edward Crawford/Derek Tripplett|
Roger Lawson was a twelve year old son (played in 2 episodes, first played by Edward Crawford, then by Derek Tripplett) of Janet Lawson, a divorcee who Lamont meets and then becomes engaged to in the Sanford and Son episode titled The Engagement Man Always Rings Twice (Season 5, episode #20).
When Fred seeks to set a new Guinness Book Record for most consecutive hours without sleep in the Season 5 episode "I Dream of Choo-Choo Rabinowitz", Roger, who had been dribbling a ball in the junkyard and Bubba both offer moral support; when Fred falls short of the new record, Both Roger and Bubba are given good news by Mr. Grayson, a representative for the Guinness Book; they've both set new records -- he for dribbling 5 straight days, and Bubba for singing over 5,000 verses of "Alexander's Ragtime Band"!