Desi Arnaz Overview:

Legendary actor, Desi Arnaz, was born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III on Mar 2, 1917 in Santiago, Cuba. Arnaz died at the age of 69 on Dec 2, 1986 in Del Mar, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered .

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures. In addition, Arnaz was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1999. Arnaz was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Desi Arnaz Quotes:

Nicholas Collini: Been married long?
Mr. Tewitt: About 31 years.
Nicholas Collini: Have many fights?
Mr. Tewitt: Nope.
Nicholas Collini: Then take my advice: don't buy a trailer.


Tacy: You didn't let me finish. I was going to say 'turn right here left'.
Nicholas Collini: Turn right here left? Have you any conception how much room it takes to turn this thing around? We may have to go on for miles.


Nicholas Collini: It's a fine thing when you come home to your home and your home is gone!


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In the film The Mambo Kings (1992), he was portrayed by his real-life son, Desi Arnaz Jr..

Brother-in-law of Fred Ball.

In 1953, with "I Love Lucy" (1951) the #1 show in America, Philip Morris, their primary sponsor, agreed to sponsor the show for an additional 2 and a half years for $8 million, $5 million of which went directly to the Arnazes and their company.

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