Lucille Ball (Lucille Désirée Ball) Born Aug. 6, 1911 Died April 26, 1989 of acute aortic aneurysm at age 77.
Lucy. Many people born after ..oh say...1980 or so don't realize Lucy was a chorus girl, model on occasions and known for her beauty long before she became a comedic star in films and tv. If interested look for her in movies from the 1930s... :)
Lucille Ball - Created a television dynasty & reached several "firsts." Nominated for Emmy Award 13 times, & won 4 times. 1977 Ball was among the 1st recipients of the Women in Film Crystal Award. Recipient of the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1979, Lifetime Achievement Award - Kennedy Center Honors in 1986 & the Governors Award from Academy of Television Arts & Science '89. Her shows never went out of syndication.