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Pearl Mae Bellson (Bailey)

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Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Death: August 17, 1990 (72)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph W. Bailey and Ella Mae Bailey
Wife of Louie Bellson
Mother of Anthony Paul Bellson and Dee Dee Bellson

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About Pearl 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.[1] 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.Her rendition of "Takes Two to Tango" hit the top ten in 1952.

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Pearl Bailey's Timeline

1918
March 29, 1918
Southampton County, Virginia, United States
1954
February 26, 1954
1960
April 20, 1960
1990
August 17, 1990
Age 72
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
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