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Desi Arnaz

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Desi Arnaz, Sr. (& Jack Paar) on Letterman, May 23, 1983

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Desi Arnaz Remained a Hellraiser? 10 Fascinating Facts about Desi Arnaz

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Lucy Ricardo and Ricky Ricardo perform Cuban Pete

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Lucie Arnaz on the Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz divorce

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CBS Television's 20th Century Foundation - Desi Arnaz & Lucille Ball

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III, better known as Desi Arnaz, was a Cuban-born American actor, musician, and television producer. He is best remembered for his role as Ricky Ricardo on the American television series sitcom I Love Lucy. He co-starred on that show with dramatic and comedic actress Lucille Ball (1911–1989), to whom he was married at the time. He and Ball are generally credited as the innovators of the syndicated rerun, which they pioneered with the I Love Lucy series.