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Pearl Bailey

Pearl BaileyAKA Pearl Mae Bailey

Born: 29-Mar-1918
Birthplace: Newport News, VA
Died: 17-Aug-1990
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rolling Green Memorial Park, West Chester, PA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Appointed by Nixon as Ambassador of Love

Appointed by Richard M. Nixon in 1970 as "Ambassador of Love."

Father: Joseph (minister)
Mother: Ella Mae
Husband: Louie Bellson (3rd, drummer, m. 1952, until her death, 1 son and 1 daughter adopted)

    University: BA Theology, Georgetown University (1985, at age 67)

    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1988
    Tony 1967 for the black version of Hello, Dolly!
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7080 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale (9-Oct-1985) · Martha Dermody
    The Fox and the Hound (10-Jul-1981) [VOICE]
    Norman... Is That You? (29-Sep-1976)
    The Landlord (20-May-1970) · Marge
    All the Fine Young Cannibals (22-Sep-1960)
    Porgy and Bess (24-Jun-1959)
    St. Louis Blues (7-Apr-1958)
    That Certain Feeling (4-Jun-1956)
    Carmen Jones (5-Oct-1954) · Frankie
    Isn't It Romantic? (6-Oct-1948)
    Variety Girl (29-Aug-1947) · Herself



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