Desi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz

Born: March 2, 1917

Died: December 2, 1986

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor, musician, producer

Biography: Desi Arnaz was a Cuban-born American musician, actor and television producer. While he gained international renown for leading a Latin music band, the Desi Arnaz Orchestra, he is best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo on the American TV series I Love Lucy, starring with Lucille Ball, to whom he was married at the time. He is generally credited as the inventor of the rerun.