Pearl Bailey

Mar 29, 1918

Bio: Spirited black singer and actress of stage and screen, Bailey is the daughter of a preacher. She started her performing career at age 15 after winning an amateur contest, then went on to tour as a dancer appeaedr as a singer-dancer with various jazz bands. Her big break came with her debut on Broadway in the musical St. Louis Woman; her performance earned her a… More


Pearl Bailey Videos

Tubby The Tuba
2 minutes 55 seconds
Norman Is That You?
3 minutes 51 seconds
Carmen Jones
3 minutes 47 seconds

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