Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey
1918 - 1990
Pearl Bailey  American Actress

Pearl Bailey dating history


Pearl Bailey was previously married to Louie Bellson (1952 - 1990) and John Randolph Pinkett (1948 - 1952).


American Actress Pearl Bailey was born Pearl Mae Bailey on 29th March, 1918 in Newport News, Virginia, USA and passed away on 17th Aug 1990 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA aged 72. She is most remembered for The Pearl Bailey Show (1971). Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Pearl Bailey is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American female singers and American voice actors.


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Married2 39 years, 7 months 22 years, 3 months 5 years
Total2 39 years, 7 months 22 years, 3 months 5 years


First Name Pearl
Middle Name Mae
Maiden Name Bailey
Full Name at Birth Pearl Mae Bailey
Alternative Name Dickie, Pearly Mae, Pearl Bailey, Pearl Mae Bailey
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th March, 1918
Birthplace Newport News, Virginia, USA
Died 17th August, 1990
Place of Death Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of Death Arteriosclerosis
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Georgetown University, B.A in Theology
Occupation Text Actress And Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Pearl Bailey Show (1971)
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1946–1989, 1936–1989
Music Style Traditional Pop, Early R&B, R&B
Music Mood Cheerful, Laid-Back/Mellow, Carefree, Amiable/Good-Natured, Fun, Earnest, Sweet, Sentimental
Instrument Vocals
Brand Endorsement (1970s) TV commercials: Amana refrigerators.
Father Joseph Bailey
Mother Ella Mae Ricks Bailey
Brother William Bailey

Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale.

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Pearl Bailey72 AriesActress
Louie Bellson84 LeoJazz Musician
John Randolph Pinkett-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TonyMaleLouie Bellson
Dee DeeFemale20th April, 196061 years oldLouie Bellson


Peter Gunn1989MotherTV Movie
Silver Spoons1982Lulu BakerTV Show
The Member of the Wedding1982Bernice Sadie BrownTV Movie
The Fox and the Hound1981Big Mama (voice)Movie
The Love Boat1977Millie WashingtonTV Show
Norman... Is That You?1976Beatrice ChambersMovie
Tubby the Tuba1975Mrs. Elephant (voice)Movie
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Martha DermodyTV Show
The Landlord1970MargeMovie
Love, American Style1969TV Show
ABC Stage 671966TV Show
All the Fine Young Cannibals1960RubyMovie
Porgy and Bess1959MariaMovie
St. Louis Blues1958Aunt HagarMovie
That Certain Feeling1956Augusta aka GussieMovie
As the World Turns1956Corinne BaileyTV Show
Carmen Jones1954FrankieMovie
Isn't It Romantic? (film)1948AddieMovie
Variety Girl1947Pearl BaileyMovie
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