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Lucille Ball

Television Actress / Model (person) / Film Actress / Comedian / Television Producer | * 08/06/1911 († 77, 04/26/1989) | Jamestown, New York (United States of America (USA))
Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, model, studio executive, and producer. As one of Hollywood's greatest icons, and arguably the most iconic female entertainer of all time, she was the star and producer of sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, and Here's Lucy, as well as comedy television specials aired under the title The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour. She was also the first female head of a major Hollywood studio, Desilu Productions, which she also owned. Ball's career began in 1929 when she landed work as a model. Shortly thereafter, she began her performing career on Broadway using the stage name Diane (or Dianne) Belmont. She later appeared in several minor film roles in the 1930s and 1940s as a contract player for RKO Radio Pictures, being cast as a chorus girl or in similar roles. During this time, she met Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz, and the two eloped in November 1940. In the 1950s, Ball ventured into television. In 1951, Arnaz and she created the sitcom ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Lucille Ball

Presidential Medal of Freedom Kennedy Center Honors National Women's Hall of Fame Crystal Award Los Angeles Times Women of The Year Silver Cup 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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Movies with Lucille Ball as Actress(128)

as Self (archive footage)2020 My Darling Vivian
as Herself (archive footage)2017 This Is Bob Hope...
as Lucy Ricardo (archive footage)2015 Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration
as Cleaning Lady2003 Bayside Shakedown 2
as Herself (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as herself1987 American Gothic
as Florabelle1985 Stone Pillow
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Herself-now a producer for NBC1980 Lucy Moves to NBC
as Lucy Whittaker1977 Lucy Calls the President
as Catherine Curtis1976 What Now, Catherine Curtis?
as Lucy Collins1975 Lucy Gets Lucky
as Rita/Sally/Pauline1975 Three for Two
as Norma Michaels1974 Happy Anniversary and Goodbye
as Mame Dennis1974 Mame
as Statue of Liberty (voice)1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land
as Helen North1968 Yours, Mine and Ours
as Technical Adviser (Mrs. Joe X)1967 A Guide for the Married Man
as Lucy Carmichael1966 Lucy in London
as herself1966 Carol + 2
as herself1965 Salute to Stan Laurel
as Julie Hampton in 'Meet the People' (archive footage)1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
as Bonnie Blakely1964 The Lucille Ball Comedy Hour
as Angela Ballantine1963 Critic's Choice
as Kitty Weaver1960 The Facts of Life
as Susan Vega1956 Forever, Darling
as Lucy Ricardo1956 Lucy's Really Lost Moments
as Tacy Collini1954 The Long, Long Trailer
as Lucy Ricardo1953 I Love Lucy: The Movie
as Princess Narah1951 The Magic Carpet
as Agatha Floud1950 Fancy Pants
as Lucille Ball (uncredited)1950 A Woman of Distinction
as Sally Elliot1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
as Ellen Grant1949 Miss Grant Takes Richmond
as Anne, Lenahan's Secretary1949 Easy Living
as Gladys O'Neill1949 Sorrowful Jones
as Margaret Weldon1947 Her Husband's Affairs
as Sandra Carpenter1947 Lured
as Kay Williams1946 Lover Come Back
as Kathleen Stewart1946 The Dark Corner
as Ricki Woodner1946 Two Smart People
as Gladys Benton1946 Easy to Wed
as Herself (uncredited)1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
as herself1945 Ziegfeld Follies
as Kitty Trimble1945 Without Love
as Julie Hampton1944 Meet the People
as herself1943 Thousands Cheer
as herself1943 Best Foot Forward
as May Daly / Madame Du Barry1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
as Gloria Lyons1942 The Big Street
as Terry Havalok-Allen1942 Seven Days' Leave
as Christine Larson1942 Valley of the Sun
as Julie Patterson1941 Look Who's Laughing
as Dot Duncan1941 A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
as Bubbles1940 Dance, Girl, Dance
as Joan Grant1940 The Marines Fly High
as Connie Casey1940 Too Many Girls
as Clara Fields Hinklin1940 You Can't Fool Your Wife
as Jean Russell1939 Beauty for the Asking
as Paula Sanders1939 Twelve Crowded Hours
as Sandra Sand1939 That's Right - You're Wrong
as Lucy1939 Panama Lady
as Peggy Nolan1939 Five Came Back
as Christine Marlowe1938 Room Service
as Salina Garret Pine1938 Joy of Living
as Carol Meeley1938 Go Chase Yourself
as Annabel Allison1938 Annabel Takes a Tour
as Miriam1938 Having Wonderful Time
as Annabel Allison1938 The Affairs of Annabel
as Nancy Crocker Fleming1938 Next Time I Marry
as Judith1937 Stage Door
as Annie Howell1937 Don't Tell the Wife
as Gloria Wilson1936 The Farmer in the Dell
as Claire Williams1936 That Girl From Paris
as Maxine1936 One Live Ghost
as Rosie Kelly1936 Bunker Bean
as Departing Train Passenger (uncredited)1936 Muss 'em Up
as Lillian Temple1936 Chatterbox
as Mary (uncredited)1936 Swing It
as Girl (uncredited)1936 Winterset
as Sally Curtis1936 So and Sew
as The Actress1936 Dummy Ache
as Kitty Collins1936 Follow the Fleet
as Lucille (uncredited)1935 I'll Love You Always
as Nurse1935 Carnival
as Bank Employee (uncredited)1935 The Whole Town's Talking
as Secretary (uncredited)1935 Behind the Evidence
as College Girl1935 Old Man Rhythm
as Chorine (uncredited)1935 Hooray for Love
as Fashion Model (uncredited)1935 Roberta
as Hat Check Girl1935 Foolish Hearts
as Flower Shop Clerk (uncredited)1935 Top Hat
as Gwendolyn Dilley1935 I Dream Too Much
as (uncredited)1935 The Three Musketeers
as Show Girl (uncredited)1934 Moulin Rouge
as Daisy Simms1934 Three Little Pigskins
as Peggy (uncredited)1934 Men of the Night
as Girl (uncredited)1934 Hold That Girl
as Blonde Telephone Operator (uncredited)1934 Broadway Bill
as Earl Carroll Girl (Uncredited)1934 Murder at the Vanities
as Beauty Operator (uncredited)1934 Fugitive Lady
as Chorus Girl (uncredited)1934 Nana
as Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)1934 Kid Millions
as Lady-in-Waiting1934 The Affairs of Cellini
as Chorine (uncredited)1934 Bottoms Up
as (uncredited)1934 Jealousy
as Davy's Girlfriend (uncredited)1933 Blood Money
as Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)1933 Roman Scandals
as Blonde (uncredited)1933 The Bowery
as Chorine / Girl at the Beach1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole

TV Shows/Series with Lucille Ball as Actress(18)

Movies with Lucille Ball as Crew(2)

Crew/In Memory Of1990 Chicago Joe and the Showgirl
Production/Executive Producer1976 What Now, Catherine Curtis?

TV Shows/Series with Lucille Ball as Crew(2)

Production/Producer1962 The Lucy Show
Production/Producer1957 The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour

Additional Information

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Born: Sunday, 08/06 1911 (August) in Jamestown, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 04/26 1989 (April) in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Desi Arnaz, Gary Morton
Siblings: Fred Ball
Father: Henry Ball
Mother: Desiree Hunt
Other names for Lucille Ball (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Люсиль Болл"
"Lucille Désirée Ball"
Lucille Ball frequently works together with these people:
Van Nest Polglase (29x, Crew)
Desi Arnaz (27x, Actor)
Bob Hope (22x, Actor)
Darrell Silvera (15x, Crew)
Edward Stevenson (14x, Crew)
Roy Webb (14x, Crew)
Vernon L. Walker (12x, Crew)
Bess Flowers (11x, Actress)
Renié (11x, Crew)
Alfred Newman (9x, Crew)
Pandro S. Berman (9x, Crew)
Gale Gordon (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3321, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/23/2021