Desi Arnaz

About Desi Arnaz

Birth Day: March 2, 1917
Birth Place: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Desi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz was born on March 2, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Cuban bandleader with the Desi Arnaz Orchestra who also played Ricky Ricardo on the TV show I Love Lucy.
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As per our current Database, Desi Arnaz has been died on Dec 2, 1986 (age 69).

🎂 Desi Arnaz - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Desi Arnaz die, Desi Arnaz was 69 years old.

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Occupation TV Actor
Age 69 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born March 2, 1917 (Santiago de Cuba, Cuba)
Birthday March 2
Town/City Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Nationality Cuba

🌙 Zodiac

Desi Arnaz’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Desi Arnaz was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Cuban bandleader with the Desi Arnaz Orchestra who also played Ricky Ricardo on the TV show I Love Lucy.

Before Fame

He grew up wealthy but had everything taken from his family during the 1933 Cuban Revolution.


He essentially invented the sitcom format with multiple cameras and live audiences, which is still used today.

Family Life

He married Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball on November 30, 1940. Together they had a son and a daughter. After their divorce on May 4, 1960, he remarried Edith Mack Hirsch on March 2, 1963. They remained married until her death in 1985.

Associated With

On I Love Lucy, his character was friends with his neighbor, Fred Mertz, who was played by william Frawley.

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