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Bobby Wayne "Jesse" Pearson
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1930
Seminole
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1979
Monroe
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA

Born Bobby Wayne Pearson born in Seminole Oklahoma, took the stage name Jesse Pearson was a singer, actor, writer and director. He was tall, handsome and had that smooth sounding southern voice.

He appeared with Ann Margaret, Janet Leigh and Dick Van Dyke, in the movie "Bye Bye Birdie". As the pop singer appearing in small town USA, and takes a liking to Ann Margaret playing the part as the teen fan.

Jesse appeared in movies, television shows and on records.
His television shows included Andy Griffith, McHales Navy, Death Valley, Beverly Hillbillys,some westerns and a stage performance as himself on the The Ed Sullivan Show".

Jesse, also narrated Rod McKuens LP called The Sea and Sea Trilogy, with the San Sebastian Springs String in 1966.

Jesse after being diagnosed with cancer he moved to Monroe Louisiana, to be near his Mother, and there he past away.
Jesse was a singer, writer, and director, and never gotten the credit he so deserved as an entertainer and film maker.

As Rod McKuen stated in an interview about Jesse, " Jesse Pearson was a very talented man and deserved a much longer and bigger career then he had". 
 
Burial:
Pearson Cemetery
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Sissy
Record added: Aug 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55743075
Bobby Wayne Jesse Pearson
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Bobby Wayne Jesse Pearson
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Bobby Wayne Jesse Pearson
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Thank you for serving our Nation. Thank you for doing such a great job in "Bye, Bye Birdie", a movie I saw when I was just entering my teen years. I got the connection between Conrad and Elvis but didn't get what the fuss was about until the Beatles came ...(Read more)
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
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