Desi Arnaz Jr.

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  • Birth Name: Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/19/1953, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; musician
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Desi Arnaz Jr. Fast Facts:
  • His birth was one of the most-publicized events in TV history, and even took priority over Eisenhower's inauguration on the front pages of some newspapers.
  • In April 1953, appeared on the first cover of TV Guide with his mother, Lucille Ball.
  • Made his acting debut on I Love Lucy in 1957.
  • Played the drums in the band Dino, Desi and Billy, which also included Dean Martin's son; their songs "I'm a Fool" and "Not the Lovin' Kind" were hit singles in 1965.
  • Played his father in the 1992 film The Mambo Kings.
  • He and his wife own the Boulder Theater, a cinema that was converted into the home of the Boulder City Ballet Company.
  • Desi Arnaz Jr. Relationships:
  • Haley Arnaz - Stepdaughter
  • Lucie Arnaz - Sister
  • Lucille Ball - Mother
  • Linda Purl - Ex-wife
  • Desi Arnaz - Father
  • Amy Arnaz - Wife
  • Julia Arnaz - Daughter
  • Desi Arnaz Jr. Awards:
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Special Class Program - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Winner

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