Pamela Frank: Who Is Harry Belafonte’s Wife?

Pamela Frank

Who Is Pamela Frank?

Pamela Frank is the beautiful wife of singer, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte. Pamela’s current husband Harry Belafonte popularized the Trinbagonian Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist.

Pamela Frank: Bio Summary

Name Pamela Frank
Famous as Harry Belafonte’s wife
Gender Female
Parents N/A
Spouse Harry Belafonte
Children N/A
Occupation Photographer

Pamela Frank has kept details of her early life away from the public domain. Her date of birth and age is not available. Who her parents are and what they do is unknown. She may have siblings but there is no information about them or any other relatives. Her educational details are also not known.

Pamela Frank may have graduated from one of the prestigious universities. She is a professional photographer. There isn’t much information about her profession. She has lived a very private life and hardly reveals anything about herself.

Pamela Frank Has Been Married Since 2008

Pamela Frank has been married to Harry Belafonte since April 2008. She is the third wife of Harry. They met each other and soon started dating. The couple has been married for over a decade. They have been married for 14 years and still counting. They have no children yet.

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Pamela Frank and Harry Belafonte are enjoying a blissful married life, something that wasn’t possible in Harry’s previous marriages. Harry was married to Night of the Quarter Moon actress Marguerite Byrd from 1948 to 1957. They have two daughters: Adrienne and Shari Belafonte.

Harry Belafonte was also married to former dancer Julie Robinson from 1957 to 2004. They had two children, David and Gina. Harry also had an affair with actress Joan Collins during the filming of Island in the Sun. He also had an affair with actress Ellen Holly.

Is Pamela Frank’s Husband Still Alive?

Pamela Frank’s husband Harry Belafonte is still alive and healthy. On March 1, 2022, he celebrated his 95th birthday. He has involved himself in prostate cancer advocacy after he was diagnosed and successfully treated for the disease. He is arguably the most successful Jamaican-American pop star. In 2022, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Early Influence category and is the oldest living person to have received the honor.

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Harry Belafonte has released 30 studio albums and eight live albums and has achieved critical and commercial success. He has starred in several films, including Carmen Jones (1954), Island in the Sun (1957), and Odds Against Tomorrow (1959). He has been an advocate for political and humanitarian causes, such as the Anti-Apartheid Movement and USA for Africa.

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Since 1987, Harry Belafonte has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. He was a vocal critic of the policies of the George W. Bush presidential administrations. Belafonte acts as the American Civil Liberties Union celebrity ambassador for juvenile justice issues.

ALSO, READ; Harry Belafonte dies at 96- Cause of Death revealed

Harry Belafonte has won three Grammy Awards (including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award), an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award. In 1989, he received the Kennedy Center Honors. He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1994. In 2014, he received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Academy’s 6th Annual Governors Awards. On April 25, 2023, Belafonte sadly died from heart failure at his home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, at the age of 96.

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