Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl

actress, soundtrack

Minnie Pearl was born on Oct 25, 1912 in USA. Minnie Pearl's big-screen debut came with The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show - Season 2 directed by Bud Yorkin in 1957. Minnie Pearl is known for Coal Miner's Daughter directed by Michael Apted, Sissy Spacek stars as Loretta Lynn and Tommy Lee Jones as Doolittle Lynn. The most recent award Minnie Pearl achieved is Academy of Country Music Awards. The upcoming new movie Minnie Pearl plays is Coal Miner's Daughter which will be released on Mar 07, 1980.

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.

  • Birthday

    Oct 25, 1912
  • Place of Birth

    Centerville, Tennessee, USA

Known For


2 wins & 0 nominations

Academy of Country Music Awards
Winner - Cliffie Stone Icon Award
Country Music Hall Of Fame
Hall Of Fame
Winner - Commemorative Medallion

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows