Pearl Mae Bailey

Born: March 29, 1918
Birthplace: Newport News, VA
Died: August 17, 1990
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

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

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


    Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale (9-Oct-1985)
    The Fox and the Hound (10-Jul-1981) [VOICE]
    Norman... Is That You? (1976)
    The Landlord (20-May-1970)
    All the Fine Young Cannibals (22-Sep-1960)
    Porgy and Bess (24-Jun-1959)
    St. Louis Blues (7-Apr-1958)
    Carmen Jones (5-Oct-1954)