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Overview (3)

Born in Seminole, Oklahoma, USA
Died in Monroe, Louisiana, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameBobby Wayne Pearson.

Mini Bio (1)

Jesse Pearson was born on August 18, 1930 in Seminole, Oklahoma, USA as Bobby Wayne Pearson. He was an actor. He died on December 5, 1979 in Monroe, Louisiana, USA.

Trivia (3)

Jesse Pearson was the narrator of Rod McKuen's The Sea LP as recorded by the San Sebastian Strings in 1966.
Wrote and directed the adult movies The Legend of Lady Blue (1978) and _Pro-Ball Cheerleader (1979)_.
Unknown to the public he won the title role as Presley-like singing idol Conrad Birdie in the popular musical film Bye Bye Birdie (1963). He was quite familiar with the role having taken over the part of Birdie from Broadway's Dick Gautier in the national road company. The reviews on him as the movie Birdie were decidedly mixed; as such, his film career ended almost as quickly as it began.

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