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.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
July 17, 1951
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • 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.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Just in Time, Concord Jazz, 1993
  • Also recorded the single "Heaven Knows," 2001.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

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

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