Knowledge Identifier: +Lucille_Ball
Ball was determined to prove her teachers wrong, and returned to New York City in 1928
She moved back to New York City in 1932 to resume her pursuit of a career as an actress, and supported herself by again working for Carnegie and as the Chesterfield cigarette girl
In 1936 she landed the role she hoped would lead her to Broadway, in the Bartlett Cormack play "Hey Diddle Diddle", a comedy set in a duplex apartment in Hollywood
Esther Williams - She appeared in "Easy to Wed", a remake of 1936's "Libeled Lady", with Johnson and Lucille Ball
In 1937 she appeared as a regular on "The Phil Baker Show"
Ball met and eloped with Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz in 1940
Bea Benaderet - She portrayed Lucille Ball's best friend Iris Attebury on the 1940s radio series "My Favorite Husband"
Nancy Walker - " The role provided Walker with her film debut when she signed a contract with "M-G-M" to make a movie version, starring Lucille Ball, which was filmed in 1943
Marion Martin - She appeared in "The Big Street" with Lucille Ball, and in "The Great Mike" at PRC in 1944
Ziegfeld Follies - In 1946 M-G-M released a third feature motion picture on Ziegfeld's shows entitled "Ziegfeld Follies" with Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, William Powell, Gene Kelly, Fanny Brice, Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Cyd Charisse, Lucille Ball, Kathryn_Grayson, and others performing songs and sketches similar to those from the original Follies
In 1948, Ball was cast as Liz Cugat , a wacky wife, in "My Favorite Husband", a radio program for CBS Radio
Bob LeMond - His most famed work came as the announcer for Lucille Ball's radio sitcom "My Favorite Husband" from 1948 until 1951
Annette Warren - She dubbed the singing voice for Lucille Ball in "Sorrowful Jones" in 1949 and "Fancy Pants" in 1950
Henna - By the 1950s, Lucille Ball popularized "henna rinse" as her character, Lucy Ricardo, called it on the television show I Love Lucy
Columbia Pictures - Columbia maintained a long list of contractees well into the 1950s: Glenn Ford, Penny Singleton, William Holden, Judy Holliday, The Three Stooges, Ann Miller, Evelyn Keyes, Ann Doran, Jack Lemmon, Cleo Moore, Barbara Hale, Adele Jergens, Larry Parks, Arthur Lake, Lucille Ball, Kerwin_Mathews, and Kim Novak
Eddie Albert - In the 1950s, Albert appeared in film roles such as that of Lucille Ball's fiancé in "The Fuller Brush Girl" , as Bill Gorton in "The Sun Also Rises" and as a traveling salesman in "Carrie"
Elois Jenssen - In 1951, Lucille Ball approached Jensson and asked her if she would be interested in designing costumes for a new situation comedy she and her husband Desi Arnaz were readying for CBS. Under exclusive contract to 20th Century Fox at the time, she was unable to accept the offer, but after leaving the studio to freelance, she spent a season designing clothing for Ann Sothern on "Private Secretary", contacted Ball to see if the position on "I Love Lucy" was available
CBS - The radio soap opera "The Guiding Light" moved to television in 1952 and ran another fifty-seven years; Burns & Allen, back "home" from NBC, made the move in 1950; Lucille Ball a year later; "Our Miss Brooks" in 1952
Jimmy Demaret - Demaret was a guest on an episode of the "I Love Lucy" television show in 1954, and made another appearance with Lucille Ball on "The Lucy Show" in 1964
Keith Andes - Andes starred opposite Lucille Ball in the Broadway musical "Wildcat" in 1960, and later appeared on her 1960s sitcom, "The Lucy Show"
Susan Morrow - In 1961, Morton became the second husband of Lucille Ball
Dick Martin (comedian) - In 1962 Martin worked solo, playing next-door neighbor to Lucille Ball during the first season of her comeback sitcom "The Lucy Show"
Carol Burnett - In 1963, Lucille Ball became a friend and mentor to Burnett, and after having the younger performer guest star on The Lucy Show a number of times, Ball reportedly offered Burnett her own sitcom called "Here's Agnes", to be produced by Desilu Productions.
William Frawley - His final on-camera performance was in October 1965, a brief cameo appearance in Lucille Ball's second television sitcom "The Lucy Show" with Frawley playing a horse trainer and Lucy commenting, "He reminds me of someone I used to know
Desilu was eventually sold and merged into Paramount Pictures in 1967
Lucie Arnaz - Having had one walk-on part in her parents' television series "I Love Lucy" and on Lucille Ball's second TV series "The Lucy Show", Arnaz made her first acting appearance in a continuing role in the series "Here's Lucy" from 1968 to 1974
Patrick Dennis - A 1974 film version starred Lucille Ball and Bea Arthur
Jack Benny - His last television appearance was in 1974, on a The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast for Lucille Ball
Madeline Kahn - Kahn was cast in the role of Agnes Gooch in the 1974 film "Mame", but star Lucille Ball fired Kahn due to artistic differences
Richard Amsel - Perhaps the most beloved is Amsel's portrait of Lucille Ball, done for the magazine's July 6, 1974 issue honoring the comedienne's retirement from series television
Ken Lane - Lane composed the music for "Lucy Gets Lucky", a 1975 made-for-TV movie starring Lucille Ball
Joseph Bologna - In 1976 he starred in the television drama "What Now, Catherine Curtis-" with Lucille Ball
Daphne Zuniga - She co-starred with Lucille Ball in the drama "Stone Pillow" in 1985, and was in the 1995 miniseries "Degree of Guilt"
Her last public appearance, just one month before her death, was at the 1989 Academy awards telecast in which she and fellow presenter, Bob Hope, were given a standing ovation
On August 6, 2001, which would have been her ninetieth birthday, the United States Postal Service honored her with a commemorative postage stamp as part of its Legends of Hollywood series
She was awarded the "Legacy of Laughter" award at the fifth Annual TV Land awards in 2007, "I Love Lucy" was named the "Greatest TV Series" by "Hall of Fame Magazine", and "TV Guide" voted her greatest TV star of all time In November of that year, Lucille Ball was chosen as the second out of the "50 Greatest TV Icons", after Johnny Carson
Shirley Mitchell - In 2007, she appeared at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards where Lucille Ball was posthumously awarded the 'Legacy of Laughter' award
Lucie Arnaz - On July 17, 2010, Heritage Auction Galleries planned to auction off some items that belonged to Lucille Ball
In 2012, a scene from one of Ball's films appeared in Christina Aguilera's music video for "Your Body"
Lucie Arnaz - Comedians that performed at the 2012 Lucille Ball Festival of New Comedy include Billy Gardell, Paula Poundstone, and Tammy Pescatelli
Jamestown, New York - As of 2016, a National Comedy Center and Museum of National Comedy in honor of Lucille Ball is being planned and built on the corner of Second and Washington Streets