Carole Cook, Lucille Ball protégé and ‘Sixteen Candles’ star, dead at 98

Carole Cook, a Lucille Ball protégée who was also known for her role in “Sixteen Candles,” died Wednesday. She was 98.

Her husband, Tom Troupe, revealed she suffered heart failure in Beverly Hills just three days before she was due to turn 99, per the Hollywood Reporter.

Born Jan. 14, 1924, in Abilene, Texas, Cook’s career took off in the 1960s following her appearances on “The Lucy Show” and “Here’s Lucy.”

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