Bailey portrayed Russ Matthews on Another World for ten years. He also portrayed Charles Kincaid in the hit sitcom Kate & Allie. Bailey's stage credits are extensive and include Pal Joey, Thief River, Camping with Henry and Tom, The Sisters Rosenweig, Shadowlands, A Hatful of Rain, Orphans, Light up the Sky, The Price, Death Trap and I Ought to be in Pictures. Bailey has written for the stage, film and television and those credits include Deck the Halls with Lots of Bodies, Are You Listening? and Your Place or Mine? He is also a founding member of The Black Book Theatre Co and the Discovery Workshop. Bailey's most recent roles are in the upcoming motion picture The Good Thief and as General Cunningham in Something the Lord Made for HBO films.
For 25 years Bailey worked with the late Danny Thomas as a regional host of the St. Jude's Telethon on WLIO-TV, the NBC affiliate in Lima, Ohio. He is also active with The Arthritis Research Institute and The American Red Cross.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
David Bailey Facts
|October 27, 1933
|Newark, New Jersey, USA
|Date of death
|November 25, 2004 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 71)
|Prince Among Slaves
|A Bronx Tale
|Punk Rock Love