Desi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz
1917 - 1986

Desi Arnaz  Cuban Actor


Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 — December 2, 1986), better known as Desi Arnaz or Desi Arnaz, Sr., was a Cuban-born American musician, actor, television producer, writer and director. He is best remembered for his role as Ricky ...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship23 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships4
First Name Desi
Middle Name Alberto
Last Name Arnaz
Full Name at Birth Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III
Alternative Name Desi Arnaz
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd March, 1917
Birthplace Santiago, Cuba
Died 2nd December, 1986
Place of Death Del Mar, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 11½" (182 cm)
Weight 175lbs (79 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Cuban accent
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality Cuban
High School Colegio de Dolores
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Musician, SInger
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Ricky Ricardo (I Love Lucy)
Music Genre Latin
Year(s) Active 1936–1982
Music Style Latin Pop, Mambo, Cuban Traditions, Tropical
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Stylish, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Happy, Refined/Mannered, Joyous, Rollicking, Fun, Carefree, Sophisticated, Campy, Exuberant, Playful, Boisterous
Instrument Vocals, Bandleader
Brand Endorsement Philip Morris Cigarettes (Magazine Advertisement) [1952]
Father Desi Arnaz II
Brother Desi Arnaz
Family Member Desi Arnez Jr. (son), Lucie Arnaz (daughter)
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Partner Comparison

Desi Arnaz69 PiscesActor
Edith Hirsch67 AriesRelative
Anne Neyland-Actress
Betty Grable56 SagittariusActress
Gene Tierney70 ScorpioActress
Lucille Ball77 LeoComedian
Richard Kollmar60 CapricornProducer
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Ginger Rogers83 CancerActress


Lucie Désirée
Female17th July, 195164 years old
Desiderio Alberto
Male19th January, 195363 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Escape Artist1982 Mayor Quiñones (as Desiderio Arnaz) Movie
Alice1976 Paco TV Show
Land's End1968 Guest Wanting to Cash Check (uncredited) TV Movie
Ironside1967 Dr. Juan Domingo TV Show
The Mothers-In-Law1967 Raphael del Gado TV Show
The Virginian1962 El Jefe TV Show
Kraft Mystery Theater1960 Chris Hunter TV Show
Sunday Showcase1959 Ricky Ricardo TV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958 Chris Hunter, Luis Martinez TV Show
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1957 Ricky Ricardo TV Show
Forever, Darling1956 Lorenzo Xavier Vega Movie
I Love Lucy1953 Ricky Ricardo Movie
The Long, Long Trailer1953 Nicholas 'Nicky' Collini Movie
Make Room for Daddy1953 Ricky Ricardo TV Show
I Love Lucy1951 Ricky Ricardo TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Guest, Introduction TV Show
Holiday in Havana1949 Carlos Estrada Movie
Jitterumba1947 Band Leader Short Film
Cuban Pete1946 Desi Arnaz Movie
Bataan1943 Felix Ramirez Movie
Four Jacks and a Jill1942 Steve Sarto, King Stephan VIII of Aregal Movie
The Navy Comes Through1942 Pat Tarriba Movie
Father Takes a Wife1941 Carlos Movie
Too Many Girls1940 Manuelito Movie
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Comments on Desi Arnaz

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hmmmSep 12, 2009

this man was def not guy, terrible joke btw

shayyMar 4, 2008

bubba looooooo

waianaegirlmarieFeb 21, 2008

He Was A Great Actor.

arleendionicioNov 9, 2007


Tra`ShondaOct 5, 2007


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