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Lucille Ball (1911–1989)

Actress | Production Manager | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
I Love Lucy (1951-1957) | The Lucy Show (1962-1968) | Here's Lucy (1968-1974)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 6 Golden Globes. Another 18 wins & 10 nominations More »
NICKNAMEs  
Technicolor Tessie, Queen of the B movies, The First Lady of Television, Lucy, The Queen of Comedy
BORN 
Aug 6, 1911 (died Apr 26, 1989)
HEIGHT 
5' 6½" (1.69m)

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Past Film & Video (99 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (29 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for I Love Ryan?I Love Ryan? (TV Series) In Memory Of (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for Ryan & RubyRyan & Ruby (TV Series) Thanks For The Inspiration (8 episodes, 2014), Thanks (for the inspiration) (1 episode, 2014), Very Special Thanks (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 10
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  • Primary photo for I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary SpecialI Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Carolina in the Morning" (uncredited), "When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)", "Friendship", "Chica Chica Boom Chic")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Life with LucyLife with Lucy (TV Series) Lucy Barker (13 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 13
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  • Primary photo for Stone PillowStone Pillow (TV Movie) Florabelle  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Bungle AbbeyBungle Abbey (TV Short) Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Lucy Moves to NBCLucy Moves to NBC (TV Movie) Herself - now a producer for NBC, Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Mary Tyler Moore HourThe Mary Tyler Moore Hour (TV Series) Performer ("The Girl Friend of the Whirling Dervish") (1 episode, 1979), Herself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 4, 1979) Herself, Performer ("The Girl Friend of the Whirling Dervish") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lucy Calls the PresidentLucy Calls the President (TV Movie) Lucy Whittaker, Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Matilda Morrison (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • The Dream (Oct 13, 1976) Matilda Morrison  Less
  • Primary photo for What Now, Catherine Curtis?What Now, Catherine Curtis? (TV Movie) Catherine Curtis, Executive Producer, Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Three for TwoThree for Two (TV Movie) Rita / Sally / Pauline, Executive Producer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Lucy Gets LuckyLucy Gets Lucky (TV Movie) Lucy Collins, Executive Producer, Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Happy Anniversary and GoodbyeHappy Anniversary and Goodbye (TV Movie) Norma Michaels, Executive Producer, Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Here's LucyHere's Lucy (TV Series) Lucy Carter / Lucille Ball (144 episodes, 1968–1974), Executive In Charge Of Production (144 episodes, 1968–1974), Director (1 episode, 1974), Performer ("The Man I Love") (1 episode, 1968), Performer ("All Alone") (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968–1974 144
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  • Primary photo for Make Room for GranddaddyMake Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) Lucy Carter (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Swing Out, Sweet LandSwing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie) Statue of Liberty (voice)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Lucy ShowThe Lucy Show (TV Series) Lucy Carmichael / Rusty Martin (156 episodes, 1962–1968), Executive In Charge Of Production (37 episodes, 1966–1968), Executive Producer (16 episodes, 1966), Performer ("Take Me Out to the Ballgame") (1 episode, 1963), Performer ("It Was A Very Good Year") (1 episode, 1967), Performer ("My Heart Belongs to Daddy" ) (1 episode, 1966), Performer ("By the Light of the Silvery Moon") (1 episode, 1963), Performer ("Big Girls Don't Cry") (1 episode, 1963), Performer ("Main Street U.S.A.") (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1962–1968 156
    • Lucy and 'The Boss of the Year' Award (Mar 11, 1968) Lucy Carmichael, Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Lucy and Sid Caesar (Mar 4, 1968) Lucy Carmichael, Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Lucy and the Lost Star (Feb 26, 1968) Lucy Carmichael, Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
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  • Primary photo for Lucy in LondonLucy in London (TV Movie) Lucy Carmichael, Executive Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Mr. and Mrs.Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie) Bonnie Blakely  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Show on EarthThe Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series) Kate Reynolds (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for General Foods Opening NightGeneral Foods Opening Night (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Lucy-Desi Comedy HourThe Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (13 episodes, 1957–1960)  Less 1957–1960 13
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  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Kitty Williams (1 episode, 1958), Herself (1 episode, 1959), Producer (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Ann Sothern ShowThe Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Phil Silvers ShowThe Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) Fainting Fan (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Bilko's Ape Man (Mar 18, 1959) Fainting Fan (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (180 episodes, 1951–1957), Performer ("Shine On, Harvest Moon", "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear", "Under The Bamboo Tree") (1 episode, 1952), Performer ("Nobody Loves the Ump") (1 episode, 1956), Performer ("Ragtime Cowboy Joe") (1 episode, 1952), Performer ("Has Anybody Seen My Gal?") (1 episode, 1952), Performer ("A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody") (1 episode, 1951), Performer ("Jingle Bells") (1 episode, 1951), Performer ("I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)", "Sweet Sue, Just You") (1 episode, 1952), Performer ("Sally Sweet") (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951–1957 180
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Self (135 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (92 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Episode #2.188 (May 24, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous Allan CarrThe Fabulous Allan Carr Herself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for TrumboTrumbo Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015 $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Latin Explosion: A New AmericaThe Latin Explosion: A New America (TV Movie) Herself - Actress (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (5 episodes, 2008–2015)  Less 2008–2015
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  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler Moore: A CelebrationMary Tyler Moore: A Celebration (TV Movie) Lucy Ricardo / I Love Lucy (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Teens ReactTeens React (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Hey Moe, Hey Dad!Hey Moe, Hey Dad! (TV Series) Various Characters (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Eureka! (May 5, 2015) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • A Stooge Is Born (May 5, 2015) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Herself / Herself - I Love Lucy (2 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015
    • Episode #26.148 (Apr 8, 2015) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #26.59 (Dec 4, 2014) Herself - I Love Lucy (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for America's Clown: An Intimate Biography of Red SkeltonAmerica's Clown: An Intimate Biography of Red Skelton (Video) May Daly / Madame De Berry (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Herself - Emmy Awards Presenter (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • When Television Came of Age (May 29, 2014) Herself - Emmy Awards Presenter (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Lucy Ricardo - I Love Lucy / Herself / Lucy Ricardo (4 episodes, 2008–2014)  Less 2008–2014
    • Breaking Barriers (Apr 29, 2014) Lucy Ricardo - I Love Lucy (archive footage)  Less
    • Funny Ladies (Jan 15, 2013) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Variety (Jan 16, 2008) Herself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Glad All Over: The Dave Clark Five and BeyondGlad All Over: The Dave Clark Five and Beyond (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (segment "Watters' World") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Episode dated 20 January 2014 (Jan 20, 2014) Lucy Ricardo (segment "Watters' World") (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's Lucy Spotlight: Lucie ArnazHere's Lucy Spotlight: Lucie Arnaz (Video) Clips from 'Here's Lucy' / 'Yours Mine and Ours' screen test (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 2000–2012)  Less 2000–2012
  • Primary photo for Lucy Moves to NBC: A RemembranceLucy Moves to NBC: A Remembrance (Video) On set footage / Outtakes & clips from 'Lucy Moves to NBC' (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 10 Things You Don't Know About10 Things You Don't Know About (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • J Edgar Hoover (Mar 5, 2012) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's Lucy Spotlight: Desi Arnaz Jr.Here's Lucy Spotlight: Desi Arnaz Jr. (Video) Production footage & clips from 'Here's Lucy' (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for When Ali Came to BritainWhen Ali Came to Britain (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for My Favourite JokeMy Favourite Joke (TV Series) Lucy Carmichael (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.2 (Jul 29, 2011) Lucy Carmichael (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's Harry: Remembering Gale GordonHere's Harry: Remembering Gale Gordon (Video) On set footage & outtakes / Clips from 'Here's Lucy' (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of HollywoodMoguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Lucy at the World's FairLucy at the World's Fair (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $5K
  • Primary photo for Lucy Meets the Burtons: A Comedic GemLucy Meets the Burtons: A Comedic Gem (Video) On set footage / Promo as Herself / Clips from 'Here's Lucy' (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for FrontlineFrontline (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • The Vaccine War (Apr 27, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's Lucy: On LocationHere's Lucy: On Location (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Working with Lucy: A Conversation with Gino ConfortiWorking with Lucy: A Conversation with Gino Conforti (Video) Lucy Carter (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV's 50 Funniest Catch PhrasesTV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of AmericaMake 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media SpecialTV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Cavett Remembers the Comic LegendsCavett Remembers the Comic Legends (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • I Love Lucy (May 1, 2005) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Last MogulThe Last Mogul (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2005 $5K
  • Primary photo for Naked ScienceNaked Science (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Alien Contact (Dec 1, 2004) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for TV's Greatest SidekicksTV's Greatest Sidekicks (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for TV Land MogulsTV Land Moguls (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • The 50's (Apr 28, 2004) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ziegfeld Girl IntroZiegfeld Girl Intro (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Bob Monkhouse's Comedy HeroesBob Monkhouse's Comedy Heroes (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for TV in Black: The First Fifty YearsTV in Black: The First Fifty Years (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for MythBustersMythBusters (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Desilu StoryThe Desilu Story (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Lucy! TV's Comedy QueenLucy! TV's Comedy Queen (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Cher: The Farewell TourCher: The Farewell Tour (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Inside TV Land: Style and FashionInside TV Land: Style and Fashion (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope at 100Bob Hope at 100 (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Funniest Out-TakesBob Hope's Funniest Out-Takes (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for ABC 2000: The MillenniumABC 2000: The Millennium (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Junket WhoreJunket Whore Herself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for California's GoldCalifornia's Gold (TV Series) Lucy Ricardo (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
    • See's Candy (1998) Lucy Ricardo (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity RoastsThe Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (TV Movie) Herself - Roastee (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Judy Garland's HollywoodJudy Garland's Hollywood (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Silver Screen: Color Me LavenderThe Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Herself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen'sOff the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Herself (with Desi) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Barbara Walters: 20 Years at ABCBarbara Walters: 20 Years at ABC (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest StarBob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of PrimetimePioneers of Primetime (TV Movie) Herself / Lucy Ricardo (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Funny Females50 Years of Funny Females (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy SpecialEd Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Carol Burnett: The Special YearsCarol Burnett: The Special Years (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for TV Guide: 40th Anniversary SpecialTV Guide: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas MemoriesBob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope: The First 90 YearsBob Hope: The First 90 Years (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Lucy and Desi: A Home MovieLucy and Desi: A Home Movie (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett Show: A ReunionThe Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Fame in the Twentieth CenturyFame in the Twentieth Century (TV Series) Herself  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Legends of ComedyLegends of Comedy (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1992 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Funny Women of TelevisionFunny Women of Television (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Babalu Music! I Love Lucy's Greatest HitsBabalu Music! I Love Lucy's Greatest Hits (Video) Lucy Ricardo (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for I Love Lucy: The Very First ShowI Love Lucy: The Very First Show (TV Movie) Lucy Ricardo / Herself (archive footage)  Less 1990 $5K
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Love Affair with LucyBob Hope's Love Affair with Lucy (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Herself / Opening credits (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Entertaining the TroopsEntertaining the Troops Herself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for TV's Funniest Game Show MomentsTV's Funniest Game Show Moments (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Out-takes and Rare FootageHollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Showbiz Goes to WarShowbiz Goes to War (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actress - Unidentified Film (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Henry Fonda: The Man and His MoviesHenry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (TV Movie) Actress in 'The Big Street' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Red Skelton: A Comedy ScrapbookRed Skelton: A Comedy Scrapbook (Video) Madame DuBarry-DuBarry was a Lady (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972 (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Good Old Days Part IIGood Old Days Part II (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on TelevisionTexaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Big Parade of ComedyThe Big Parade of Comedy Julie Hampton in 'Meet the People' (archive footage)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Without Make-UpHollywood Without Make-Up Herself (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
    • Episode #11.39 (Jun 22, 1958) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood BoundHollywood Bound Edited from: A Night at the Biltmore Bowl (archive footage)  Less 1947

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