No, as others above have posted, not blind, and certainly not an albino...and he dyed his lt. brown hair simply because the contrast looked better on black and white TV. (as did his rockabilly contemporary Elvis.)
The Wikipedia article is a good one. Another accurate writeup on Roy has been posted on:
To all Orbison fans!!...THIS IS BRAND NEW...Roy's eldest son Wesley has started his own site about his Dad:
And, when you have a moment, please add your vote here:
"The creation of a commemorative US stamp honoring the lifetime achievements of Roy Orbison, a true American music icon."
There is a VERY good chance the stamp will be issued in 2007!
cited above, also