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Desi Arnaz Sr. Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

DESI ARNAZ SR.
Born: March 2, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: December 2, 1986 in Del Mar, California
Biography
Former Cuban bandleader Arnaz (1917-1986) is best remembered as Ricky Ricardo in the TV sitcom I Love Lucy (1951-1957), which retains its popularity in syndication to this day. In 1950, he and screen and real life wife Lucille Ball formed Desilu Productions, which eventually produced many television series.
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1961-1962 The Untouchables (Producer), 1958-1961 The Ann Sothern Show (Producer), I Love Lucy (Producer), 1956 Forever, Darling (Producer), 1978 Alice (Performer), 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (Performer), 1959 Sunday Showcase (Performer), 1956 Forever, Darling (Performer), 1947 Jitterumba (Performer), 1942 Four Jacks and a Jill (Performer), 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (Production), 1959 The Scarface Mob (Production), 1959 Sunday Showcase (Director), 2001 I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (Sound), I Love Lucy (Sound), 1956 Forever, Darling (Sound), 1946 Desi Arnaz and His Orchestra (Sound), 1942 Four Jacks and a Jill (Sound), 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (Writer), 1983 Late Night with David Letterman (in person), 1976 CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (in person), 1976 Saturday Night Live (in person), 1974 California My Way (in person), 1956 I've Got a Secret (in person), 1952-1956 What's My Line (in person), 1955 Our Miss Brooks (in person), 1946 Desi Arnaz and His Orchestra (in person), 2012 10 Things You Don't Know About (Other), 2008-2011 Pioneers of Television (Other), 2005 E! True Hollywood Story (Other), 2004 TV Land Moguls (Other), 1995-2004 American Masters (Other), 2004 TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (Other), 2002 The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American (Other), 2001 I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (Other), 1998 Junket Whore (Other), 1997 Judy Garland's Hollywood (Other), 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Other), 1968 Land's End (Producer), 1966 The Carol Channing Show (Producer), 1962 The Lucy Show (Producer), 1955 Those Whiting Girls (Producer), 1954-1955 Willy (Producer), 1968 Land's End (Performer), 1953 The Long, Long Trailer (Performer), 1943 Bataan (Performer), 1940 Too Many Girls (Performer), 1958-1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (Production), 1968 Land's End (Director), 1966 The Carol Channing Show (Director), 1959-1960 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (Director), 2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous (Sound), 1940 Too Many Girls (Sound), 1968 Land's End (Writer), 1968 Land's End (Music Department), 1976 Donny and Marie (in person), 1976 Joys (in person), 1971-1976 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (in person), 1970-1973 The Merv Griffin Show (in person), 1971 The Andy Williams Show (in person), 1958-1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (in person), 1956 The Bob Hope Show (in person), 1952 Stars in the Eye (in person), 1946 Cuban Pete (in person), 2010 A Star Is Born: Special Features (Other), 2010 Frontline (Other), 2005 Great Performances (Other), 1997 Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (Other), 1995 Pioneers of Primetime (Other), 1987 Biography (Other), 1984 Roots of Rhythm (Other), 1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (Other), 1954 Screen Snapshots: Memories in Uniform (Other), 1967-1969 The Mothers-In-Law (Producer), 1960 New Comedy Showcase (Producer), 1957-1960 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (Producer), 1958 The Texan (Producer), 1958 The Fountain of Youth (Producer), 1956 I Love Lucy Christmas Show (Producer), 1953 I Love Lucy (Producer), 1982 The Escape Artist (Performer), 1974 Ironside (Performer), 1970 The Virginian (Performer), 1967-1968 The Mothers-In-Law (Performer), 1957-1960 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (Performer), 1959 Make Room for Daddy (Performer), 1956 I Love Lucy Christmas Show (Performer), 1953 I Love Lucy (Performer), 1949 Holiday in Havana (Performer), 1941 Father Takes a Wife (Performer), 1967-1968 The Mothers-In-Law (Director), 1958 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (Sound), 1953 I Love Lucy (Sound), 1949 Holiday in Havana (Sound), 1941 Father Takes a Wife (Sound), 1976 Salsa (in person), 1972 The 26th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1970 The Kraft Music Hall (in person), 1968 The Joey Bishop Show (in person), 1957 The Jackie Gleason Show (in person), 1952 All Star Revue (in person), 1949 The Ed Wynn Show (in person), 1943 Screen Snapshots Series 23, No. 1: Hollywood in Uniform (in person), 1941 Meet the Stars #6: Stars at Play (in person), 2003 Lucy! TV's Comedy Queen (Other), 1996 Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star (Other), 1961 The Red Skelton Hour (Performer), 1959-1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (Performer), 1951-1957 I Love Lucy (Performer), 1942 The Navy Comes Through (Performer), 1958-1959 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (Production), 1972 The Hollywood Squares (in person), 1972 The David Frost Show (in person), 1970 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (in person), 1970 Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (in person), 1954-1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1956 December Bride (in person), 1956 MGM Parade (in person), 1954 A Star Is Born World Premiere (in person), 1941 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 2 (in person), 2003 The Desilu Story (Other), 2001 The Nightclub Years (Other), 1999 ABC 2000: The Millennium (Other), 1995 Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special (Other), 1993 Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie (Other), 1990 I Love Lucy: The Very First Show (Other)

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