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The Tragic Story Of Lucille Ball's Son, Desi Arnaz Jr.

Lucille Ball's name surely rings a bell with anyone over the age of 30. Her hilarious sitcom "I Love Lucy" was revolutionary for its time, and our parents and grandparents passed their love for the show down to many of us. Her ex-husband, Desi Arnaz, might only be recognized as "Ricky" to many of you, but he was just as famous during his prime. Their son, Desi Arnaz Jr., might not ring a bell at all to the younger generations, but being the child of a famous couple keeps you in the spotlight.

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The Tragic Story Of Lucille Ball's Son, Desi Arnaz Jr.

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    The Tragic Story Of Lucille Ball's Son, Desi Arnaz Jr.

    The Tragic Story Of Lucille Ball's Son, Desi Arnaz Jr.

    Lucille Ball's name surely rings a bell with anyone over the age of 30. Her hilarious sitcom "I Love Lucy" was revolutionary for its time, and our parents and grandparents passed their love for the show down to many of us. Her ex-husband, Desi Arnaz, might only be recognized as "Ricky" to many of you, but he was just as famous during his prime. Their son, Desi Arnaz Jr., might not ring a bell at all to the younger generations, but being the child of a famous couple keeps you in the spotlight.

    Lucille Ball's Tragic Real-Life Story

    Lucille Ball's Tragic Real-Life Story

    Lucille Ball is considered one of comedy's greatest legends. Forever synonymous with her six-season '50s sitcom, I Love Lucy, the starlet is truly loved by many — with reruns of her show still making audiences laugh to this day. "Give her an ashtray, and she could do 20 minutes of shtick; she was one of the greatest comedians of all time," mused one of Ball's closest friends, Lillian Briggs Winograd, to People after her death in 1989. "She used to laugh at anything."

    Tragic Details About The I Love Lucy Cast

    Tragic Details About The I Love Lucy Cast

    I Love Lucy is one of the most enduring and best-loved television shows in history. Everybody loves her and has since 1951, when the show first aired. For six glorious years, according to Britannica, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, Fred and Ethel Mertz, Little Ricky and a host of other side characters gave new life to situation comedies of the era. The show scored five Emmy Awards during its time on the air and generated such popularity that I Love Lucy clothing, comic books, jewelry, knick-knacks, and paper dolls became all the rage.

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