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Minnie Pearl (1912–1996)


Sarah Colley studied dramatics in Belmont College in Nashville, intending to be a serious actress, but while touring with an Atlanta company, she created the Minnie Pearl character that became her life's work. Her first Grand Old Opry appearance was on the radio show in 1940, followed by 27 years of touring. She was diagnosed with cancer in 1985, ... See full bio »

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Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot for CBS called "The Minnie Pearl Show". She played the proprietor of a country boarding house.

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Personal Quote:

Kissing a fella with a beard is like a picnic. You don't mind going through a little brush to get there.

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She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1992 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, DC. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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