Pearl Mae Bailey was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in 'St. Louis Woman ' in 1946. 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,... Wikipedia
March 29, 1918, Southampton County, Virginia, U.S.