Lucie Arnaz Biography (1951-)

Full name, Lucie Desiree Arnaz; born July 17, 1951, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Desiderio "Desi" Alberto III (an actor, singer, bandleader, director,and producer) and Lucille Desiree (an actress and television executive; maiden name, Ball) Arnaz; brother of Desiderio "Desi" Alberto Arnaz, Jr. (an actor); married Philip Menegaux (divorced); married Phil Vandervoort (divorced); married Laurence Luckinbill (an actor and producer), June 22, 1980; children:(third marriage) Simon T., Joseph, Katharine; stepchildren: Nicholas, Ben. Addresses: Agent: David Williams, Don Buchwald and Associates, 10 East 44th St., New York, NY 10017.

Actress, producer
Birth Details
July 17, 1951
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Kim Carter, Here's Lucy, CBS, 1968-1974
  • Jane Lucas, The Lucie Arnaz Show, CBS, 1985
  • Tess Hammersmith, Sons and Daughters, CBS, 1991
  • Movies
  • Elizabeth Short/The Black Dahlia, Who Is the Black Dahlia?, 1975
  • Judy, Death Scream (also known as Streetkill and The Woman Who Cried Murder), ABC, 1975
  • Sydney Wyatt, The Mating Season, CBS, 1980
  • Maggie Parker, Washington Mistress, CBS, 1982
  • Gloria McClinton, Who Gets the Friends?, CBS, 1988
  • Aunt Em, The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True, TNT, 1995
  • Helen Steves, Abduction of Innocence (also known as Abduction of Innocence: A Moment of Truth Movie), 1996
  • Specials
  • Circus of the Stars #2, CBS, 1977
  • Circus of the Stars #10, CBS, 1985
  • I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special, CBS, 2001
  • TV Road Trip, CBS, 2002
  • Also appeared in Kraft Music Hall and Lucie at Walt Disney World.
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) I Love Lucy, CBS, 1957
  • Cynthia, "Lucy Is a Soda Jerk," The Lucille Ball Show, CBS, 1963
  • Cynthia, "Lucy Is a Chaperon," The Lucille Ball Show, CBS, 1963
  • Patty Martin, "Lucy Gets Her Diploma," The Lucille Ball Show, CBS,1967
  • Dot, "Lucy and Robert Goulet," The Lucille Ball Show, CBS, 1967
  • Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 1971 and 1972
  • "With This Ring, I Thee Kill!," The Sixth Sense, ABC, 1972
  • "The Time Bomb," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1975
  • Tanya Elgin, "Reunion/Anniversary," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978
  • Detective Bess Stacey, "Wearing of the Green," Murder, She Wrote,CBS, 1988
  • Dateline NBC, NBC, 1996
  • Also appeared in an episode of Clown Around.
  • Other
  • Welcome to the World, 1975
  • Also appeared in Timex Presents Words and Music.
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Specials
  • (With Laurence Luckinbill) Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie, 1993
  • I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special, CBS, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Cabaret, San Bernardino Civic Light Opera, San Bernardino, CA, 1972
  • Kathy, Vanities, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1977
  • Annie Oakley (title role), Annie Get Your Gun (musical), Jones Beach Theatre, 1978
  • (Broadway debut) Sonia Walsk, They're Playing Our Song (musical),Los Angeles, 1979, then Imperial Theatre, 1979-1981
  • Bella, Lost in Yonkers, Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 1991-1993
  • Wonderful Town (musical), Los Angeles, 1998
  • Alex, The Witches of Eastwick (musical), London, 2000
  • Also appeared in productions of Bye Bye Birdie, Li'l Abner,and Once Upon a Mattress, all John Kenley Theatres, and in Educating Rita and Mack and Mabel.
  • Major Tours
  • Gittel Mosca, Seesaw, U.S. cities, 1974-1975
  • Also toured in My One and Only, international cities, and WhoseLife Is It Anyway?, U.S. cities.
  • Film Appearances
  • Molly Bell, The Jazz Singer, Associated Film Distribution, 1980
  • Amy, Second Thoughts, 1983
  • Judy Connelly, Down to You, Miramax, 2000
  • Appeared as Saunders McArthur in Billy Jack Goes to Washington (never released).
  • Radio Appearances
  • Host of the series Tune In with Lucie, syndicated.
  • Albums
  • Just in Time, Concord Jazz, 1993
  • Also recorded the single "Heaven Knows," 2001.

Further Reference


    • Notable Hispanic American Women, Book 1, Gale, 1993
    • PR Newswire, November 6, 2001
    • Saturday Evening Post, March/April, 1994, p. 46

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