People.com Entertainment TV Celebrate Lucille Ball's Birthday with These Gorgeous Vintage Photos By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 6, 2019 03:40 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 10 Ball, who started her career as a model, poses for a photo in the early 1940s. 02 of 10 Another glamour shot from the '40s. 03 of 10 Dick Hanley/Archive Photos/Getty Having a moment with husband Desi Arnaz at New York City's Carlyle Hotel in February 1954. 04 of 10 FPG/Getty With Arnaz and their daughter Lucie on board their boat, the Desilu, in 1954. 05 of 10 Arnaz and Ball pose for a sweet pic in the mid-1950s. 06 of 10 Ball and Arnaz pose next to the gates of their Desilu Studios in L.A. in August 1958. 07 of 10 Ball, Arnaz and their children Desi Jr. and Lucie arriving in London in June 1959. Ball and Arnaz would divorce the next year. 08 of 10 Archive Photos/Getty Ball looking over N.Y.C. in 1965. 09 of 10 Ball and her second husband, Gary Morton, in an undated photo from the American Cinema Awards. 10 of 10 Ron Galella/WireImage Ball seven years before her death, at the taping of a Bob Hope special in Burbank, California, in February 1982.