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Peter Bailey-Britton Profession, Notable Works, Net Worth, & More

Peter Bailey-Britton is an American actor and also the widower of the famous American actress, Carolyn Jones. In this article we will look into his early life, profession, notable works, and more.

Early Life

Peter Bailey-Britton was born on April 16, 1937, in the Netherlands. His parents’ details, siblings or about his childhood are not available. He kept his private life confidential.


He not only kept his private life away from the media industry but also his educational qualifications. No data is available regarding his schooling.

Personal Life

According to online sources, he was married to actress Carolyn Jones. They tied the knot in 1982, just one year before the actress died. They were in a relationship for only one year. The couple did not have any children. He became a widower in 1983.

His Wife: Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Sue Jones was an American actress. She was born on April 28, 1930, in Amarillo, Texas. She was born into a poor family. Her father, Julius Alfred Jones, was a barber, and her mother, Chloe Jeanette, was a homemaker. She had a younger sister named Bette Rhea Jones. Her father abandoned the family in 1934. After that, she and her sister moved with their mother to their maternal grandparents’ home in Amarillo.

At an early age, she became interested in reading Hollywood fan magazines and aspired to become an actress. She joined the Pasadena Playhouse in California at age 17. In 1952, her debut film “The Turning Point” was released, and it was the starting point of her career in acting. She has played various roles in films and television. For her role in ‘The Bachelor Party,’ she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1958. She even shared the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress with Sandra Dee and Diane Varsi.

She had been married four times, but unfortunately, had no children. She first married Don Donaldson in 1950 and soon divorced in 1951, then to Aaron Spelling in 1953. In 1968, she married Herbert Greene after four years of divorcing Aaron. Finally, she married Peter Bailey-Britton in 1982. She died on August 3, 1983, due to colon cancer.

Carolyn’s Notable Works

  • The Turning Point
  • House of Wax
  • From Here to Eternity
  • The Addams Family
  • King Creole
  • Last train From Gun Hill


Peter Bailey-Britton was an actor by profession. He came to be known for appearing in movies, namely, “Capitol” (1982) and “Weekend Pass” (1984). These two are his notable works. However, he could not gain much popularity in his career. But his wife was an established actor.

Net Worth

He had an estimated net worth of $1.1 million. He has garnered all the wealth from his acting career.


According to IMDb, he passed away on November 19, 1992, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. He was 55 years old at the time of his death.


Although Peter Bailey-Britton lived a short period of life, he did not have any despair at the time of his death. He lived his life fully. He is still remembered as an actor and also the husband of Carolyn Jones.