Édouard Manet fueled the modernist movement with his revolutionary approach to light and form. His continually rejected art gave impetus to many younger upstart painters including Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Pissarro and countless others into the next century.
The real life Lucille Ball was no way near as scattered as the televised Lucy beloved ad infinitum. Actress, businesswoman, mother, comedian, wife, and television pioneer. All that wrapped up in a nice tidy carrot-head.
Elvis wintered away from 1958 to 1960 in the Army, and came out of hibernation to more number one hits, and further unfortunate movies. As he became more and more ursine in his later years he once again went into hibernation, and is spotted occasionally at fast food restaurants and other conspicuous locations.