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Lucille Ball

Comedian Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was a true superstar whose talent expanded across the entire entertainment spectrum. Lucille Ball began her acting career in the 1930s and by the 1950s had become a hugely successful television star. Her career included taking partin movies, television, stage, and of course her most popular role as "Lucy" in the tv sitcom 'I Love Lucy'. Other shows of hers included The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, and Life with Lucy.

Lucille was the first woman executive in the entertainment industry to run a major television studio named Desilu.
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Happy 100th birthday, Lucy. Thank you for the laughter!
Aug 06, 2011 7:17 pm reply
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Lucille Ball

Lucille Désirée Ball

Born: Aug 6, 1911
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Lucille Désirée Ball at 24 years old