In an August 2012 photo, a bronze sculpture of Lucille Ball
is displayed in Lucille Ball
Memorial Park in the village of Celoron, N.Y., in her hometown.
It began in the US in 1951, Lucille Ball
finding her perfect niche after life as a chorus girl and an unsuccessful stint at drama school.
Lucy was also here," he says, referring to Lucille Ball
The museum celebrates a culturally and professionally diverse roster of pioneers, including National Council of Negro Women founder Mary McLeod Bethune, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Jacqueline "Moms" Mabley, Lucille Ball
, Wanda Sykes-Hall, Maya Angelou, Sylvia Rhone, and others.
This encyclopedia surveys the work of American humorists of the 20th and 21st centuries in the fields of literature, popular writing, television and film, and stand-up comedy and performance, such as John Cheever, Dave Eggers, Dorothy Parker, Dave Barry, Joe Queenan, David Sedaris, Judd Apatow, Woody Allen, Lucille Ball
, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, Cheech and Chong, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, George Burns, Richard Pryor, Weird Al Yankovic, and Jerry Seinfeld.
The outrageous Phyllis Diller, Actress Una Stubbs, Hattie Jacques, with co-star Eric Sykes, and "America's favourite redhead" Lucille Ball
The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste for female comedians a few years ago, but in clarifying his comments, he called Lucille Ball
''brilliant'' and said Carol Burnett is ''the greatest female entrepreneur of comedy.''
Bilson admitted to flying a plane once and that she idolized legendary comedian Lucille Ball
. ( ANI )
Lewis stated that he couldn't even appreciate Lucille Ball
's comedy, preferring to think of her as a machine for making babies.
1911: Lucille Ball
. American comic actress, whose work includes The Lucille Ball
More specifically, in the immortal prose of her PR people, "If Lucille Ball
had a secret love child with Freddie Mercury, it would look, sound, and behave like Katy Perry".
A native of New Jersey, Kenwith began his career as an actor, appearing on Broadway with Marlon Brando in "I Remember Mama." He later produced and directed "Night Must Fall," starring Dame May Whitty, and "Me and Molly" on Broadway, then spent six years producing and directing 65 plays for Princeton U.'s McCarter Theater, with actors including Mae West, Charlton Heston, Shelley Winters, Maureen Stapleton, Paul Muni, Gloria Swanson and Lucille Ball
, who later tapped him as director of her series "Here's Lucy."