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Pearl Bailey (1918–1990)

Actress | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
The Pearl Bailey Show (1971– ) | Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On Broadway (1969) | The Hollywood Squares (1965–1982)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 1 nomination More »
NICKNAMEs  
Dickie, Pearly Mae
BORN 
Mar 29, 1918 (died Aug 17, 1990)

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Past Film & Video (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Fox and the HoundThe Fox and the Hound Big Mama (voice), Performer ("Best of Friends" (1981), "Lack of Education" (1981), "Appreciate the Lady" (1981))  Less 1981 $12MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for Norman... Is That You?Norman... Is That You? Beatrice Chambers  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Tubby the TubaTubby the Tuba Mrs. Elephant (voice)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The LandlordThe Landlord Marge  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for All the Fine Young CannibalsAll the Fine Young Cannibals Ruby  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Porgy and BessPorgy and Bess Maria, Performer ("Oh, I Can't Sit Down")  Less 1959 $7MM
  • Primary photo for St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues Aunt Hagar, Performer ("Hush the Wind" (uncredited), "Saint Louis Blues")  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for That Certain FeelingThat Certain Feeling Augusta aka Gussie, Performer ("That Certain Feeling", "Zing Went the Strings of My Heart")  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Carmen JonesCarmen Jones Frankie, Performer ("BEAT OUT DAT RHYTHM ON A DRUM", "WHIZZIN' AWAY ALONG DE TRACK", "CARD SONG")  Less 1954 $750K
  • Primary photo for Isn't It Romantic?Isn't It Romantic? Addie, Performer ("I Shoulda Quit When I Was Ahead")  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Variety GirlVariety Girl Pearl Bailey - Singer, Performer ("TIRED")  Less 1947
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for As the World TurnsAs the World Turns (TV Series) Corinne Bailey (1982)  Less 1956–2010
  • Primary photo for Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on MeJohnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Something's Gotta Give")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore ShowMwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("The Ballad of Mack the Knife" (originally "Moritat vom Mackie Messer"))  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Peter GunnPeter Gunn (TV Movie) Mother  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Martha Dermody (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Silver SpoonsSilver Spoons (TV Series) Lulu Baker (2 episodes, 1984–1985)  Less 1984–1985 2
  • Primary photo for The Member of the WeddingThe Member of the Wedding (TV Movie) Bernice Sadie Brown  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Performer ("Hello, Dolly!") (1 episode, 1978), Performer ("My Soul Is a Witness", "In the Good Old Summertime", "Everything's Coming Up Roses") (1 episode, 1978), Herself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Pearl Bailey (Nov 11, 1978) Herself, Performer ("Hello, Dolly!") (as "Hello, Fellas!"), Performer ("My Soul Is a Witness", "In the Good Old Summertime", "Everything's Coming Up Roses")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Millie Washington (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and High Spirits") (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Pearl Bailey ShowThe Pearl Bailey Show (TV Series) Herself - Host / Singer (15 episodes, 1971), Performer ("When the Trumpet Sounds") (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 15
    • Episode #1.15 (May 1, 1971) Herself - Host / Singer  Less
    • Episode #1.14 (Apr 24, 1971) Herself - Host / Singer  Less
    • Episode #1.13 (Apr 17, 1971) Herself - Host / Singer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On BroadwayCarol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On Broadway (TV Movie) Herself, Performer ("A Little Girl From Little Rock", "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home", "If My Friends Could See Me Now", "Little Green Apples", "Wives and Lovers", "The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York)", "Seventy-Six Trombones", "There is Nothin' Like a Dame", "The Two of Us", "Elegance", "Hello Dolly", "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself - Singer / Herself (21 episodes, 1949–1968), Performer ("Two Ladies in de Shade of de Banana Tree") (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1949–1968 21
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  • Primary photo for The 22nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer and Winner: Special Award, Performer ("Put on Your Sunday Clothes/So Long, Dearie")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Performer ("Who Cares?", "Personality", "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?") (1 episode, 1964), Herself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • Episode #2.11 (Dec 2, 1964) Herself, Performer ("Who Cares?", "Personality", "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Herself / Guest (4 episodes, 1956–1958), Performer ("It Figures", "Watchin' the Trains Go By", "Chattanooga Choo Choo") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1956–1958 4
    • Episode #10.32 (Apr 26, 1958) Herself, Performer ("It Figures", "Watchin' the Trains Go By", "Chattanooga Choo Choo") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #10.22 (Feb 15, 1958) Herself  Less
    • Episode #10.17 (Jan 11, 1958) Guest  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Herself - Singer (3 episodes, 1957), Performer ("Sweet Georgia Brown", "The Mambo, Tango, Samba, Calypso, Rhumba Blues") (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 3
    • Episode #2.46 (Sep 1, 1957) Herself - Singer  Less
    • Episode #2.30 (May 12, 1957) Herself - Singer, Performer ("Sweet Georgia Brown", "The Mambo, Tango, Samba, Calypso, Rhumba Blues") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #2.17 (Jan 27, 1957) Herself - Singer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Performer ("Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)", "He's Gone") (1 episode, 1954), Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
    • Episode #4.42 (Jul 25, 1954) Herself - Singer, Performer ("Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)", "He's Gone")  Less
Self (66 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Pat Sajak ShowThe Pat Sajak Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for In Performance at the White House: A Salute to Broadway - The ShowsIn Performance at the White House: A Salute to Broadway - The Shows (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for 50th Presidential Inaugural Gala50th Presidential Inaugural Gala (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Broadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center TonightBroadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 StarsNight of 100 Stars (TV Special) Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Women I Love: Beautiful But FunnyWomen I Love: Beautiful But Funny (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Great Vibes! Lionel Hampton & FriendsGreat Vibes! Lionel Hampton & Friends (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for SignatureSignature (TV Series) Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for All-Star Celebration Opening the Gerald R. Ford Presidential MuseumAll-Star Celebration Opening the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The John Davidson ShowThe John Davidson Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Horas doradasHoras doradas (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for All-Star Salute to Pearl BaileyAll-Star Salute to Pearl Bailey (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, BobHappy Birthday, Bob (TV Special) Herself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself (52 episodes, 1966–1977)  Less 1966–1977
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  • Primary photo for Paul Anka ... Music My WayPaul Anka ... Music My Way (TV Special) Herself - Cameo  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The 49th Annual Academy AwardsThe 49th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Captain KangarooCaptain Kangaroo (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest Host (5 episodes, 1975–1976)  Less 1975–1976
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  • Primary photo for Donny and MarieDonny and Marie (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Redd Foxx Becomes a Movie StarThe Redd Foxx Becomes a Movie Star (Short) Herself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1965–1974)  Less 1965–1974
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Singer / Herself - Co-Host / Herself / Herself - Guest Hostess (5 episodes, 1967–1973)  Less 1967–1973
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself (5 episodes, 1964–1973)  Less 1964–1973
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  • Primary photo for Hollywood's TalkingHollywood's Talking (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for FlipFlip (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Bing Crosby and His FriendsBing Crosby and His Friends (TV Special) Herself  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest Hostess / Herself - Guest Host (6 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971
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  • Primary photo for The Irv Kupcinet ShowThe Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter: Best Performance by Lead Actor in a Musical  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Guest star (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Herself - Mystery Guest (3 episodes, 1955–1966)  Less 1955–1966
  • Primary photo for The Face Is FamiliarThe Face Is Familiar (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Dean ShowThe Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Talent ScoutsHollywood Talent Scouts (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar ProgramThe Jack Paar Program (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (5 episodes, 1963–1965)  Less 1963–1965
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  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Big PartyThe Big Party (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Pat Boone-Chevy ShowroomThe Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Big RecordThe Big Record (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Nat King Cole ShowThe Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Name's the SameThe Name's the Same (TV Series) Herself - Contestant (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Blue AngelThe Blue Angel (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The George Jessel ShowThe George Jessel Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for All Star Summer RevueAll Star Summer Revue (TV Series) Herself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
    • Episode #1.5 (Jul 26, 1952) Herself - Guest Vocalist  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fred Waring ShowThe Fred Waring Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Songs for SaleSongs for Sale (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of StarsCavalcade of Stars (TV Series) Herself - Guest Vocalist / Herself (2 episodes, 1949–1951)  Less 1949–1951
    • Bread (Oct 5, 1951) Herself - Guest Vocalist  Less
    • Episode #1.7 (Jul 16, 1949) Herself  Less
  • Primary photo for Wonderful Town, U.S.A.Wonderful Town, U.S.A. (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Herself - Guest Vocalist (2 episodes, 1950–1951)  Less 1950–1951
    • Episode #1.38 (Jun 20, 1951) Herself - Guest Vocalist  Less
    • Episode #1.11 (Dec 13, 1950) Herself - Guest Vocalist  Less
  • Primary photo for Your Show of ShowsYour Show of Shows (TV Series) Herself - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951
    • Episode #2.25 (Feb 24, 1951) Herself - Guest Performer  Less
    • Episode #2.24 (Feb 17, 1951) Herself - Guest Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Herself - Singer (4 episodes, 1948–1951)  Less 1948–1951
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  • Primary photo for Sugar Hill TimesSugar Hill Times (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949
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