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First Name
Sarah (Minnie)

Last Name
Pearl

Birthday
1912-10-25

Build
Average

Hair Color
Grey

Birthplace
Centerville, Tennessee, USA

Zodiac Sign
Scorpio

Died
1996-03-04

Place of Death
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cause of Death
Stroke

Ethnicity
White

Religion
Christian

Nationality
American

Gender
Female

Music Genre
Country

Music Style
Traditional Country, Country Comedy

Music Mood
Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy

Instrument
Vocals

Claim to Fame
Grand Old Opry

Profile Bio Text
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, and recovered after a double mastectomy. A mild stroke in June 1991 forced her to give up performing.

Couple Profile Source
www.imdb.com/name/nm0669080/bio

University
Belmont College, Nashville, TN

Full Name at Birth
Sarah Colley

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack

Has Detailed Data (New)
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Age
83

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Music Profile Complete
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Has Videos
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Maiden Name
Colley

Occupation Text
Country comedian

Year(s) Active
1939-1991

Music Genre (Text)
Country, Comedy

Wiki Bio Text
Biography by Sandra Brennan [-] Wearing calico and gingham dresses and always sporting a big old straw hat with a $1.98 price tag hanging down, Minnie Pearl would light up the stage with a broad grin and offer her fans a boisterous "Howwwdyyy" before tickling them with her unique brand of downhome country corn, most of which was centered around her finding herself "a feller." For over 50 years, Pearl was the undisputed queen of country comedy and over her career was an icon of the Grand Ole Opry. For 20 of those years, she was also a staple of the syndicated sketch comedy show Hee Haw. Born Sarah Ophelia Colley in Centerville, TN, she originally aspired and trained to become a serious actress. However, she was touring with an Atlanta-based troupe when she created Minnie Pearl. The character was an instant hit and Colley never looked back; she went on to become one of America's first successful standup comediennes. In addition to her work on the Opry, where she debuted in 1940, and its television shows, Pearl frequently toured the country with other performers. She also appeared in a handful of feature films, beginning with the tuneful Forty Acre Feud (1965). Unlike the brash, man-hungry Minnie Pearl, Sarah Colley was a cultured, gracious, and caring woman married to her manager Henry Cannon. The two lived next door to the governor's mansion in Nashville. During her career, Pearl received numerous awards. She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1975. A decade later, she underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Upon her recovery, Pearl became a volunteer and spokesperson for the American Cancer Society and in 1987 was awarded the society's Courage Award by President Ronald Reagan at a special White House ceremony. In 1991, Pearl suffered a crippling stroke. On March 5, 1996, she suffered what was diagnosed as either another stroke or a brain seizure and passed away at age 83. http://www.allmovie.com/artist/minnie-pearl-p55680

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Deceased||Minnie Pearl passed away on 4th Mar 1996 aged 83. |||

Current Status

Minnie Pearl passed away on 4th Mar 1996 aged 83.

Relationships

Minnie Pearl was previously married to Henry Cannon (1946 - 1996).

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Minnie Pearl is a 83 year old American Personality. Born Sarah Colley on 25th October, 1912 in Centerville, Tennessee, USA, she is famous for Grand Old Opry in a career that spans 1939-1991. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Minnie Pearl is a member of the following lists: American female country singers, Ward–Belmont College alumni and 20th-century American singers.

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