Stage Actress

Pearl Bailey, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The stage actress Pearl Bailey passed away at age 72, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Pearl Bailey and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

African-American singer and actress who won a Tony Award for her performance in an all-black Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! Her other Broadway credits include House of Flowers and St. Louis Woman.

She began her performing arts career as a Philadelphia-based nightclub singer and a United Service Organizations (USO) touring singer.

Her film credits include roles in Porgy & Bess, Isn’t It Romantic?, and St. Louis Blues.

How did Pearl Bailey die?

Pearl Bailey's death was caused by heart failure.

Death. Bailey died at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia on August 17, 1990. An autopsy confirmed the death was caused by the narrowing of the coronary artery. Bailey had suffered from heart problems for over thirty years.

Information about the death of Pearl Bailey
Cause of deathHeart Failure
Age of death72 years
ProfessionStage Actress
BirthdayMarch 29, 1918
Death dateAugust 17, 1990
Place of deathThomas Jefferson University Hospital - Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Pearl Bailey

"A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing."

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"Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence."

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"To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil."

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"The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork."

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"When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements."

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