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Biography:
Birth Name: Lucille Ball
Born: 08/06/1911
Birth Place: Jamestown, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 04/26/1989

Born on Aug. 6, 1911 in Jamestown, NY, Ball was raised by her father, Henry, a telephone lineman who died of typhoid fever in 1915, and her mother, Desiree, a concert pianist. While her father was still alive, Ball moved around because of his job, taking up residence in Montana and Michigan. When her mother remarried four years after her father's death, however, Ball found herself placed in the care of her strict Puritan step-grandparents, who inflicted emotional and psychological strain. Meanwhile, her maternal grandfather loved the theater and frequently took the family to see vaudeville shows, even encouraging the young Ball to participate in school plays. When she was 12, Ball was furthe...

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Albums:

Lucille Ball - Vintage Radio Collection

My Favorite Husband - The Vintage Radio Shows

Wildcat (Original Broadway Cast Recording)(Re…

The Best Of The Radio Shows

Best Of The Lucy Show


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Videos:
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Popular Movies:
1994-05-06 That's Entertainment! III
1992-06-03 Wisecracks
Entertaining the Troops
1974-01-01 Mame
Yours, Mine and Ours
A Guide For the Married Man
Critic's Choice
The Facts of Life
Forever, Darling

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