Having had one walk-on part in her parents’ television series I Love Lucy and on Lucille Ball’s second TV series The Lucy Show, Arnaz made her 1st acting appearance in a continuing role in the series Here’s Lucy from 1968 to 1974. She played Kim Carter, the daughter of the eponymous Lucyâ€”who was played by Arnaz’s true-life mother, Lucille Ball. Arnaz branched out into television roles independent of her family from the mid-1970s. In 1975, she played infamous murder victim Elizabeth Short in a production of Who is the Black Dahlia?, while in 1978, she appeared in an episode of Fantasy Island as a woman desperately striving to save her marriage. She has continued to make appearances in a handful of popular television series previously mentioned the years, including Murder, She Wrote, Marcus Welby M.D., Sons and Daughters, and Law & Order. Arnaz way too quickly had a series of her own, The Lucie Arnaz Show, in 1985.
She has also had a prolonged career in musical theatre. In the summer of 1978, she played the title role in “Annie Get Your Gun” at the Jones Beach Theatre on Long island, NY. This was the first production at Jones Beach Theatre after the death of longtime producer Guy Lombardo. She made her Broadway debut in 1979 in the musical They’re Playing Our Song. Arnaz won the Theatre World Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Sonia Walsk in the show. In 1986, she won the Sarah Siddons Award for her tour with Tommy Tune in the international company of the musical My One and Only.
|Day of Birth||17-July-1951|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
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