Lucille Ball, star of one of early Television's greatest comedies, "I Love Lucy," would have turned 100 today.  The fiery red-haired actress died in 1987.

This year also marks the 60th anniversary of her beloved show, which she stared on with then husband Desi Arnaz.

Today, Ball is remembered as one of television's pioneers and an evergreen roll model for female actors and comedians.

The "I Love Lucy" show, which ran from 1951-1957, left a lasting legacy on the sitcom genre, shaping a format that has been used for decades.

Her untimely death at the age of 77, after being hospitalized with a dissecting anortic aneurysm, was a sad day for Hollywood as it lost one of its greatest stars on April 26, 1989.

Here's a look at the many faces of the comedy queen on her 100th birthday: