Comedy Legend Lucille Ball Died In 1989, But Her Spirit Lives On In Her Great Granddaughter

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Today, there are several words that have practically lost their meanings thanks to overuse. And “legend” is arguably one of these terms, as it’s often bandied about to describe a whole host of different people – some perhaps less deserving of the accolade than others. Even so, there are a few select stars who by any measure live up to the “legend” title.

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Lucille Ball could firmly fit legendary status, for example, after she blazed her own trail in comedy back in the 1950s. Yes, following a string of movie appearances throughout the ’30s and ’40s, in 1951 the actress fronted her own television show: the classic I Love Lucy, in which she starred opposite then-husband Desi Arnaz.

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