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Pinky Lee (I) (1907–1993)

Pinky Lee was born on May 2, 1907 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Pincus Leff. He was an actor, known for Lady of Burlesque (1943), Dental Follies (1937) and Hawaiian Nights (1954). He was married to Bebe Dancis. He died on April 3, 1993 in Mission Viejo, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Lady of Burlesque
(1943)
Dental Follies
Dental Follies Dentist
(1937)
Hawaiian Nights
Hawaiian Nights Pinky - the Valet
(1954)
South of Caliente
(1951)

Filmography

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 1979 Here It Is, Burlesque! (TV Movie)
Skits
 1960 Ocean's 11
Riviera Employee (uncredited)
 1957 The Pinky Lee Show (TV Series)
Pinky Lee
- The Fun Forest (1957) ... Pinky Lee
 1956 The Gumby Show (TV Series)
Host (1957)
 1954 Hawaiian Nights (Short)
Pinky - the Valet
 1951 Those Two (TV Series)
Regular
 1951 Pals of the Golden West
Photographer Pinky
 1951 South of Caliente
Pinky
 1951 In Old Amarillo
Pinky Lee
 1947 That's My Gal
Harry Coleman
 1946 One Exciting Week
Itchy
 1945 Blonde Ransom
Pinky Lee
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
Pinky Price
 1943 Lady of Burlesque
Mandy
 1937 Dental Follies (Short)
Dentist
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (10 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1958, he made a pilot for a proposed situation comedy series called, "The Perils of Pinky" about a messenger who managed to get himself into and out of trouble. The pilot wasn't picked up.
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If I've done nothing else, I've at least left some love with children who have grown up. I've reached a very great height to say I've touched people's hearts and I've stayed there. See more »

Trivia:

Always maintained that his lisp was not an affectation, but was inherited, as there were several lispers on both sides of his family. See more »

Trademark:

Garish plaid suit, checkered baggy pants and hat, and a huge lisp

Star Sign:

Taurus

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