Alfred Dawson, or Roger's dad as he is more commonly known is the dad of Roger the Dodger. He is a strict disciplinarian and has grey hair and a moustache, but was for a while drawn with black hair and no moustache, appearing just like his son. However, when Jamie Smart started drawing Roger the Dodger, it was all reversed, and now he retains his old looks. He, like the other dads, used to punish his son with the slipper but this has since been phased out.

He is married to Felicity Dawson (aka Roger's mum).