Desi Arnaz, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Desi Arnaz

Cuban-born American musician, actor and television producer

Date of Birth: 02-Mar-1917

Place of Birth: Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba

Date of Death: 02-Dec-1986

Profession: conductor, singer, record producer, bandleader, guitarist, stage actor, jazz guitarist, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States, Cuba

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Desi Arnaz

  • Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 – December 2, 1986), better known as Desi Arnaz, was a Cuban-born American actor, musician, bandleader, comedian and film and television producer.
  • He is best known for his role as the witty Ricky Ricardo on the American television series sitcom I Love Lucy, where he co-starred with his then wife, dramatic and comedic actress Lucille Ball (1911–1989).
  • Arnaz and Ball are generally credited as the innovators of the syndicated rerun, which they pioneered with the I Love Lucy series.Arnaz and Lucille Ball co-founded and ran the television production company called Desilu Productions, originally to market I Love Lucy to television networks.
  • After I Love Lucy ended, Arnaz went on to produce several other television series, at first with Desilu Productions, and later independently, including The Ann Sothern Show and The Untouchables.
  • He was also renowned for leading his Latin music band, the Desi Arnaz Orchestra.

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