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Desi Arnaz (Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III)

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Biography

Santiago, Cuba
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz ye de Acha the Third was born in Santiago, Cuba on March 2, 1917. His father was the mayor of Santiago. The 1933 revolution led by Fulgencio Batista had landed his father in jail and stripped the family of its wealth, property and power. His father was released because of the intercession of U.S. officials who believed him to be neutral during the revolt. The family fled to Miami, Florida. One of Desi's first jobs in America consisted of cleaning canary cages. Read more...

Actor

Character: Pat Tarriba

The Navy Comes Through 1942

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Character: Nicholas 'Nicky' Collini

The Long, Long Trailer 1953

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Character: Ricky Ricardo / Himself

I Love Lucy 1953

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Character: Lorenzo Xavier Vega

Forever, Darling 1956

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 26th Annual Tony Awards 1972

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Character: Ricky Ricardo / Himself

I Love Lucy: The Very First Show 1990

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Character: Himself - Host / Musical Guest / Various

Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr. 1976

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Character: Himself

J Edgar Hoover 2012

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Character: Himself

Donny and Marie 1976

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Character: Himself - Host

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958

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Character: Himself

December Bride 1954

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Laugh-In 1967

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Character: Paco

Alice 1976

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Character: Himself - Host

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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Directing

Writing

Character: Himself - Host

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958

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