"Lucille Désirée Ball" was an American actress, comedian, model, and film studio executive. She was the star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, and Life with Lucy.
In 1929, she landed work as a model and later began her performing career on Broadway theatre/Broadway using the stage names Diane Belmont and Dianne Belmont. She performed many small movie roles in the 1930s and 1940s as a contract player for RKO Radio Pictures, being cast as a chorus girl, or in similar roles, and was dubbed the "Queen of the Bs" (referring to her many roles in B-films).
During the 1950s, she became a television star. Ball had met and Elopement (marriage)/eloped with Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz in 1940. In 1951, Ball helped create the television series I Love Lucy with Arnaz. On July 17, 1951, at almost 40 years of age, Ball gave birth to their first child, Lucie Arnaz/Lucie Désirée Arnaz. A year and a half later, she gave birth to their second child, Desi Arnaz, Jr./Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV, known as Desi Arnaz, Jr. Ball and Arnaz divorced on May 4, 1960.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous women! More Lucille Ball on Wikipedia.