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List of famous people who are friends with Lucille Ball, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Lucille Ball, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Lucille Ball. From the people who have had a falling out with Lucille Ball to Lucille Ball's current best friends, these are the people that Lucille Ball has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Lucille Ball's celebrity friends are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Lucille Ball's friends that much better.

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Barbara Pepper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Lucille Ball
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Barbara Pepper was an American stage, television, radio, and film actress. She is best known as the first "Doris Ziffel" on the sitcom Green Acres. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 54 (1915-1969)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Lucille Ball
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Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards fourteen times, he appeared in many stage productions and television roles and was the author of fourteen books. The song "Thanks For the Memory" is widely regarded as Hope's signature tune. Celebrated for his long career performing United Service Organizations shows to entertain active service American military personnel—he made 57 tours for the USO ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 100 (1903-2003)

Birthplace: Eltham, London, United Kingdom

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#63 on The Funniest People of All Time

#47 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#7 on The Best Oscar Hosts Ever

#21 on The Funniest Comedians on the Howard Stern Show

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Carole Lombard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Lucille Ball
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Carole Lombard was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her highly neurotic, energetic and often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s. She was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s. Lombard was born into a wealthy family in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908. She attended Virgil Junior High School, where she excelled in sports, and while playing baseball caught the attention of the film director Allan Dwan, which led to her screen debut in A Perfect Crime. In October 1924, at the age of 16, she signed a contract with the Fox Film Corporation, and got her first break the following year opposite Edmund Lowe in the successful drama ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 34 (1908-1942)

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

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#81 on The Greatest Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Ginger Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Lucille Ball
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Ginger Rogers was an American actress, dancer and singer who appeared in films, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century. During her long career, she made 73 films, collaborating with Fred Astaire as a romantic lead actress and dancing partner in a series of ten Hollywood musical films that revolutionized the genre. She achieved great success on her own in a variety of film roles and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Kitty Foyle. She ranks #14 on the AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars list of actress screen legends. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1911-1995)

Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States of America

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#25 on The Best Actresses to Ever Win Oscars for Best Actress

#39 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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