Desi Arnaz

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Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 — December 2, 1986), better known as Desi Arnaz or Desi Arnaz, Sr., was a Cuban-born American musician, actor, television producer, writer and director. He is best remembered for his role as Ricky Ricardo on the American television series sitcom I Love Lucy, starring with Lucille Ball, to whom he was married at the time. Arnaz was also internationally renowned for leading his Latin music band, the Desi Arnaz Orchestra. He and Ball are generally credited as the inventors of the rerun in connection with I Love Lucy.

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Age: 69 (age at death)
Nationality: Cuban
Claim to Fame: Ricky Ricardo (I Love Lucy)

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1982 The Escape Artist Mayor Quiñones
1976 Alice Paco
1968 Land's End Guest Wanting to Cash Check
1967 Ironside Dr. Juan Domingo
1967 The Mothers-In-Law Raphael del Gado
1962 The Virginian El Jefe
1960 Kraft Mystery Theater Chris Hunter
1959 Sunday Showcase Ricky Ricardo
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Chris Hunter, Luis Martinez
1957 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour Ricky Ricardo
1956 Forever, Darling Lorenzo Xavier Vega

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Lucy is such a perfectionist.

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Nominated for 1 Award | Won 1

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