Lucille Ball

A 15-year-old Lucille just couldn't compete with her classmate Bette Davis at John Murray Anderson School of Drama in NYC; she was eventually dismissed for being "too shy." Still, Lucille spent nearly 20 years trying to make it big. Finally, she scored a breakout role in 1948's My Favourite Husband. Two years later, Lucille and her husband, Desi Arnaz, became household names overnight when their CBS show, I Love Lucy, attracted millions of viewers. Lucy and Desi revolutionized TV, and their storytelling methods can still be found in modern-day sitcoms.

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