Classic actress and comedienne who became immortalized on TV’s I Love Lucy, and was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Living Legacy Award.
She briefly worked under the stage name of Diane Belmont, but was unable to keep a job as a chorus girl on Broadway.
She appeared in over 80 films from 1933 to 1989, including Panama Lady, Too Many Girls, and Dubarry Was a Lady.
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|Date of Birth
|August 6, 1911 - April 26, 1989 (age 77 years)
|5 Feet 7 Inches (1.71 m)
Lucy’s career took off when she was offered to model, and very soon, she started stage performances on Broadway with stage names as Dianne Belmont and Diane Belmont. In the 1930s and 1940s, she appeared in the role of a chorus girl in various minor films. She worked with RKO Radio Pictures as a contract player. It was during this time that she met her future husband, Desi Arnaz.
She was married to co-star Desi Arnaz from 1940 to 1960. She was married to Gary Morton from 1961 to her death in 1989.
She made a cameo in Lou Costello’s film Abbott and Costello in Hollywood in Hollywood in 1945.
Inspirational Quotes by Lucille Ball
I don't think you should write a book until you tell the absolute truth. You can't do that until you're 85, and I don't want to live that long. I've always prided myself on knowing when to get off, and I hope it works out that way.Lucille Ball
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.Lucille Ball
I wanted to get out of the pictures and stay home so that I could have children.Lucille Ball
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.Lucille Ball
I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can.Lucille Ball