Celebrate Lucille Ball's Birthday with These Gorgeous Vintage Photos

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Lucille Ball

Ball, who started her career as a model, poses for a photo in the early 1940s.

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Lucille Ball

Another glamour shot from the '40s.

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Lucille And Desi
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Having a moment with husband Desi Arnaz at New York City's Carlyle Hotel in February 1954.

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With Arnaz and their daughter Lucie on board their boat, the Desilu, in 1954.

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Lucille Ball

Arnaz and Ball pose for a sweet pic in the mid-1950s.

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Lucille Ball

Ball and Arnaz pose next to the gates of their Desilu Studios in L.A. in August 1958.

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Lucille Ball

Ball, Arnaz and their children Desi Jr. and Lucie arriving in London in June 1959. Ball and Arnaz would divorce the next year.

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Lucille Ball
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Ball looking over N.Y.C. in 1965.

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Lucille Ball

Ball and her second husband, Gary Morton, in an undated photo from the American Cinema Awards.

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Taping of Bob Hope Special "The Women I Love: Beautiful, But Funny"
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Ball seven years before her death, at the taping of a Bob Hope special in Burbank, California, in February 1982.

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