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Lucille Ball

1911 - 1989

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Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, and producer. She was nominated for 13 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning five times, and was the recipient of several other accolades, such as the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award and two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucille Ball has received more than 21,425,192 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Lucille Ball is the 10th most popular comedian (up from 20th in 2019), the 1,299th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,400th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Comedian.

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  • 59

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  • 1.70

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  • 6.76

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Among comedians, Lucille Ball ranks 10 out of 91Before her are Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres, Dick Van Dyke, and Chevy Chase. After her are George Carlin, Bob Saget, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, Ricky Gervais, and Simon Pegg.

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Among people born in 1911, Lucille Ball ranks 57Before her are Henri Troyat, Ernesto Sabato, Karl Silberbauer, Alfred Naujocks, Nicholas Ray, and Klaus Fuchs. After her are Gustav Wagner, Akira Yoshizawa, Feodor Lynen, Karel Čurda, Bernard Herrmann, and Dieter Wisliceny. Among people deceased in 1989, Lucille Ball ranks 50Before her are Princess Deokhye, Ahmadou Ahidjo, Danilo Kiš, Irving Stone, Irving Berlin, and John Payne. After her are Cornel Wilde, Graham Chapman, James Bond, Countess Georgina von Wilczek, Kaoru Ishikawa, and Valentin Glushko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lucille Ball ranks 1,299 out of 18,182Before her are Philip Warren Anderson (1923), Shelley Duvall (1949), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Aaron Copland (1900), Dean Reed (1938), and Kelly McGillis (1957). After her are George Carlin (1937), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Larry Bird (1956), Nora Roberts (1950), Frederick Douglass (1818), and Harrison Schmitt (1935).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Lucille Ball ranks 10Before her are Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Dick Van Dyke (1925), and Chevy Chase (1943). After her are George Carlin (1937), Bob Saget (1956), Bob Newhart (1929), Joan Rivers (1933), Harpo Marx (1888), and Larry David (1947).

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