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Fred Ball

He Is Also the Brother of Actress +comedian +model +film Executive Lucille Ball.
Born Jul 17, 1915

Frederick Henry Ball was an American movie studio executive, actor, brother of comedienne Lucille Ball.

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His father contracted typhoid fever while DeDe Ball was pregnant with him, and died in February 1915.
1918 2 Years Old When Fred was a few years old, his mother met a Swedish Lutheran salesman named Edward (Ed) Peterson, and married him in 1918. His stepfather was a drinker with no real zeal for children, and wouldn't allow Fred or Lucy to call him "Daddy". The children were never close to their stepfather. Soon after the wedding, DeDe took off with Ed to Detroit, leaving Fred and Lucy with their grandparents, Flora Belle Orcutt and Frederick Charles Hunt, and didn't return until 1922 to help with her mother, who had been diagnosed with cancer. … Read More


1927 11 Years Old In 1927, a neighborhood child, Warner Erikson, was paralyzed by a shot accidentally fired from a gun Fred's grandfather had given him for his birthday. … Read More


2007 92 Years Old Fred Ball died of natural causes in Cottonwood, Arizona, on February 5, 2007, at the age of 91. … Read More
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