Lucille Ball 	Lucille Ball has made significant and positive contributions to the country with her comedy. Many consider her America's best female actress. Kathleen Brady, in fact, says, "Lucille Ball is one of the greatest performing artists America has produced" (ix). Throughout her career, Ball has not only been a comedienne, but also a superb businesswoman, an excellent role model, and has won numerous awards. 	Lucille Ball's major contribution has been as a comedienne.
Ethel’s life before Broadway speaks a lot to her career on Broadway. Ethel Agnes Zimmerman was born in the neighborhood of Astoria in New York. Merman showed her love for singing as a child, singing in the church that she went to with her parents. Also, she went to Vaudeville shows to watch stars like Fanny Brice perform (Kenrick). Ethel’s parents believed that she should gain an education because show business was not a viable career choice, especially for women in this period.
While she is well known because of her theatrical success, her accomplishments in music and literature keep her well known today. Her numerous accomplishments make her a woman that many can aspire to be like and use her as a way to move past other roadblocks within society today. The Gelosi troupe gave Isabella Andreini her start at age 15. They were trained actors who toured doing improvisation and were well known for there physical comedy as well as, flexibility. Andreini created the role of “Isabella” the ingenue who was in love with the idea of being in love and her husband Fernando played Isabella’s love interest Fabio.
She worried about the dangers lurking in wait for an innocent girl in New York City, but Sending Grace to the Academy proved to be a valuable decision. Grace loved the Academy and worked hard there, modeling in her spare time. She faced many rejections before she landed her first film role, Fourteen Hours in 1951. She also starred in many other films such as High Noon, High Society and Rear Window. Perhaps her best role of all was in The Country Girl, where she played the shabby wife of an alcoholic.
She took drama lessons and got her first movie contract with Twentieth Century Fox. Her first few films were low key, but, it gained her more prominent roles in films such as All About Eve, Niagara and later Gentleman Prefer Blondes and How To Marry A Millionaire. she was important to many people everywhere since she changed the looks of blondies,prostitutes,and the unfortunate. her view on education was big she valued it a lot, even though she dropped out of high school she still took education seriously she encouraged kids to go to school to become successful and make it big in life. Monroe made women be able to speak their minds and work on their own free will.
Marilyn Monroe was considered a popular sex symbol during the 50s. First having success as a model, and then actress, and singer, she was able to do it all in a talented way. She was able to overcome a difficult childhood without her parents, and eventually become the star she is known as today. In a short time Marilyn was able to live her life to the fullest, having the fame, and enough love affairs to last a century. However, she couldn’t completely get away from her past, getting involved with drugs, and having a mental breakdown.
Along side these, there are two women who have conquered most obstacles they’ve faced and, in addition, forced the music industry to become more of a female friendly environment. Those two women are Madonna and Brittany Spears. Madonna is an artist that most Americans are very familiar with. From rudeness to charity, she is always in the public eye. Madonna took women and sex through a quantum leap and her unique style and flair has been imprinted on pop culture forever.
She made an impact in the world through many of her opportunities that she accomplished. First off, Rivers changed the role of women in the comedian and show business world. She made the topics discussed more equal and portrayed women as having just as successful careers as men. Next, her books inspired people to look from within and change the world for the better. The books allowed for the readers to explore through Joan’s struggles in life and to see how she overcame those struggles.
After Graham graduated from the junior college in 1916, she then enrolled in Denishawn School of Dance (182). She was recognized at the school for her talent and determination, not her potential a... ... middle of paper ... ...d a bad case of pneumonia. Graham died on April 1, 1991 (100). Graham led an exciting and fulfilling life. Although her audiences may have had to get used to her innovative style of modern dance, she accomplished her dreams throughout the years and became a big success.
Demetria Devonne Lovato known as Demi Lovato is an inspiring musician who’s career all started in 2002. She was one of us until one day she auditioned on a show and that changed her life forever. Even though she is famous she has been through really hard times to be where she is and to be who she is right now. In her music you can relate, through her acting you can feel. Some people have their own opinions about her, but it doesn’t matter because Demi Lovato has inspired many fans around the world through her music and acting.