What is Lucille Ball?

  • (noun): United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989).
    Synonyms: Ball

Lucille Ball

Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American comedienne, model, film and television actress and studio executive. She was star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy and Life with Lucy, and was one of the most popular and influential stars in the United States during her lifetime. Ball had one of Hollywood's longest careers, especially on television. Her film career spanned the 1930s and 1940s, and she became a television star during the 1950s. She continued making films in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1962, Ball became the first woman to run a major television studio, Desilu, which produced many successful and popular television series.

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Mame (film Soundtrack) - Tracklisting
... It's Today - Lucille Ball Orchestra 3 ... Open A New Window - Lucille Ball Kirby Furlong 4 ... My Best Girl - Lucille Ball Kirby Furlong 6 ...
Lucille Ball Filmography And Television Work - Radio and Television Work
1959) (Guest Appearance) Sunday Showcase (1959) (Guest Appearance) The Danny Kaye Show with Lucille Ball (1962) The Lucy Show (1962 - 1968) The Bob Hope Show (1962) (Guest ... and Goodbye (1974) Lucy Gets Lucky (1975) A Lucille Ball Special Starring Lucille Ball and Jackie Gleason (1975) What Now, Catherine Curtis? (1976) CBS Salutes Lucy The First 25 Years (1976) Lucy Calls the ...
The Ann Sothern Show - Cast - Guest Stars
... series ended its prime-time run, Ann Sothern guest-starred on the first episode of Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show, "Lucy Takes a Cruise To Havana" ... is explained that Susie met and became friendly with Lucille Ball's character Lucy MacGillicudy Ricardo, when the two worked as stenographers in New York City ... Lucille Ball, one of Sothern's close friends and part owner of Desilu Studios (where The Ann Sothern Show was produced), reciprocated two years later, when she guest starring on a 1959 Ann Sothern episode ...
Melville Shavelson
... Life (1947), The Great Lover (1949), and Sorrowful Jones (1949), which also starred Lucille Ball ... and Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), which starred Henry Fonda and again with Lucille Ball ... The film, a comedy about a widow (Lucille Ball) and a widower (Henry Fonda) raising 18 children together ...
Lucille Ball - Legacy and Posthumous Recognition
... Ball received many prestigious awards throughout her career including some received posthumously such as the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George H ... There is a Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center museum in Lucy's hometown of Jamestown, New York ... The Little Theatre was renamed the Lucille Ball Little Theatre in her honor ...

Famous quotes containing the words ball and/or lucille:

    A ball player’s got to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That’s why no boy from a rich family ever made the big leagues.
    Joe Dimaggio (b. 1914)

    You’re a woman who’s been getting nothing but dirty breaks. Well, we can clean and tighten your brakes, but you’ll have to stay in the garage all night.
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, a wisecrack made while trying to woo Lucille Briggs (Thelma Todd)