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Famous Friends of Lucille Ball

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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 (born Marion B. Pepper; May 31, 1915 – July 18, 1969) was an American stage, television, radio, and film actress. She is best known as the first "Doris Ziffel" on the sitcom Green Acres....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1915-1969)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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    Leslie Townes Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), known professionally as Bob Hope, was an American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven "Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope's top-billed partner. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards show 19 times, more than any other host, he appeared in many stage productions and television roles, and was the author of 14 books. The song "Thanks for the Memory" was his signature tune. Hope was born in the Eltham...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 100 (1903-2003)
    • Birthplace: Eltham, London, United Kingdom

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    Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her energetic, 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, but was raised in Los Angeles by her single mother. At 12, she was recruited by the film director Allan Dwan and made her screen debut in A Perfect Crime (1921). Eager to become an actress, she signed a contract with the Fox Film Corporation at age 16, but mainly played bit parts. She was dropped by Fox after a car accident left a scar on her face. Lombard...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 33 (1908-1942)
    • Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

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    • Age: Dec. at 83 (1911-1995)
    • Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States of America

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