datum of Birth 6 August 1911, Jamestown, New York, USA
Date of Death 26 April 1989, Beverly Hills, California, USA (acute aortic aneurysm)
Birth Name Lucille Désirée Ball
Nickname Technicolor Tessie Queen of the B films (during the 1940s) The First Lady of Television Lucy The Queen of Comedy
Height 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Remembered as a dizzy sitcom redhead with toon business aspirations, Lucille Ball was, in fact, a toon business powerhouse and televisie pioneer. Throughout her teen years, Ball tried unsuccessfully to launch her toon business career, finally landing a spot as a "Ziegfeld Girl"....