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Lucille Ball

Lucille Désirée Ball (born in Jamestown, New York, August 6, 1911, died April 16, 1989) is one the most talented and beloved comediennes of America television, starring in the B&W sitcom I Love Lucy, that she created with then-husband Desi Arnaz at their production company Desilu, based on her 1948 CBS radio show My Favorite Husband, and aired from 1951 until 1957, then The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957-1960), The Lucy Show (1962-68), Here’s Lucy (1968-1974). Ball acted in movies, like Having Wonderful Time (1938) with Ginger Rogers, The Big Street (1942) with Henry Fonda, Beauty for the Asking (1939), DuBarry Was A Lady (1943) with Gene Kelly, Ziegfeld Follies (1946) with Fred Astaire and Judy Garland, East to Wed (1946) with Van Johnson, Her Husband’s Affairs (1947) with Franchot Tone, Lured (1947) by Douglas Sirk, Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), Mame (1974).



Read Ready for My deMille: Profiles in Excellence- Lucille Ball, 1979 by Philip Berk

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