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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) Herself (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("Who Cares?", "Personality", "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?") (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
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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