Roy Broadbent Fuller (11 February 1912 – 27 September 1991) was an English writer, known mostly as a poet. He was born in Failsworth, Lancashire, and brought up in Blackpool, Lancashire. He was educated at Blackpool High School. He combined a successful legal career with writing. He worked as a lawyer for The Woolwich Equitable Building Society, ending his career as Solicitor (head of the legal department), and served in the Royal Navy from 1941 to 1946. Poems (1939) was his first book of poetry. He also began to write fiction, including crime novels, in the 1950s, and wrote several volumes of memoirs. As a poet he became identified, on stylistic grounds, with The Movement. He was Professor of Poetry at Oxford University from 1968 to 1973. From 1972 to 1979 he was a member of the Board of Governors of the BBC. The poet John Fuller is his son. In 1966 Anthony Powell dedicated to Fuller his novel The Soldier's Art, the eighth volume of his masterwork, A Dance to the Music of Time. He received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1970 and the Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors in 1980.