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Timeline and Marriages of Lucille Ball


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Timeline and Marriages of Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989) as Lucy Esmeralda MacGillicuddy Ricardo in the popular TV series 'I Love Lucy,' circa 1955.

Photo: Silver Screen Collection / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

First Marriage -- Desi Arnaz (1940-1960)

Second Marriage -- Gary Morton (1961-1989)


Lucille Ball Information:


Lucille Desiree Ball: August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York.


Lucille Ball: On April 26, 1989 at the age of 77, Lucille Ball died in Los Angeles, California. She died of a dissecting aortic aneurysm. Her ashes were interred in the Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles, but moved in 2002 to a family plot at Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown, New York.


After several miscarriages, Lucy had two children.
  • Lucie Desiree Arnaz: Born in 1951. Her father is Desi Arnaz.
  • Desiderio "Desi" Alberto Arnaz IV: Born in 1953. His father is Desi Arnaz.


Lucy: Comedienne, actress, television and film executive, producer, model.


Lucille Ball Timeline:


1911: Lucille Ball born on August 6, 1911.

1917: Desi Arnaz born on March 2, 1917.

1924: Gary Morton born on December 19, 1924.

1940: Lucille and Desi married on November 30, 1940.

1944: Lucille filed for divorce. They later reconcile.

1951: Lucy's daughter Lucie born.

1953: Lucy's son Desi Jr born.

1953: Gary married Susan Morrow.

1957: Gary's marriage to Susan was annulled.

1960: Desi and Lucy divorced on May 4, 1960.

1961: Lucy married Gary Morton on November 19, 1961.

1963: Desi married Edith Mack Hirsch on March 2, 1963.

1986: Desi died on December 2, 1986.

1989: Lucille died on April 26, 1989.

1996: Gary married Susan McAllister.

1999: Gary died on March 30, 1999.

Lucille Ball's Marriages

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
Lucille Ball and Gary Morton

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