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She finally gave birth to a daughter named Lucie at the age of thirty-nine. In the Fall 1951 she teamed up with Desi to star in the television comedy series I Love Lucy. The show was a huge success and they quickly became the most popular couples on television. Together they formed Desilu productions making Lucille the first woman to head a production company. Their son, Desi Junior, was born in January of 1953. Unfortunately Desi's drinking and affairs caused problems in their marriage. She divorced him and married comedian Gary Morton in 1961. Lucille would star in two more long-running television series - Here's Lucy and The Lucy Show. She was considered a comedy legend and won numerous awards including four Emmy awards. Her final public appearance would be at the 1989 Academy Awards. She died on April 26, 1989 from an aortic aneurysm. Lucille was cremated and her ashes were buried in Los Angeles but in 2002 her family moved them to Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown, New York.