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Bill Bailey (III) (1912–1978)

Bill Bailey was born on December 8, 1912 in Newport News, Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Cabin in the Sky (1943), Going Native (1936) and Beale Street Revue (1955). He was married to Pernell. He died on December 12, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Cabin in the Sky
Going Native
Beale Street Revue
Show Time at the Apollo
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 1943 Cabin in the Sky
 1936 Going Native (Short)
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 1955 Rhythm and Blues Revue (Documentary) (performer: "Waiting for the Sunrise")
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Harlem Variety Revue ... (performer: "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise")
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 1971 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Pearl Bailey (1971) ... Himself
 1955 Beale Street Revue
 1955 Rhythm and Blues Revue (Documentary)
 1952-1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #8.23 (1955) ... Himself
- Episode #6.6 (1952) ... Himself
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series)
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- Variety Time ... Himself - Tap Dancer
- Rhythm in Harlem ... Himself - Tap Dancer
- Harlem Variety Revue ... Himself - Tap Dancer
- Beale Street Revue ... Himself - Tap Dancer

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He was a patient at Will Rogers Hospital in Saranac Lake, New York and his Sister "Pearl Bailey' would visit him there. See more »

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