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Where was Desi Arnaz born?

Last Updated: 16th May, 2020

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Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

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Then, when was Desi Arnaz born?

March 2, 1917

Beside above, why is Desi Arnaz famous? Desi Arnaz (1917-1986) is best known for the popular 1950s television show I Love Lucy, a situation comedy that he helped create along with his wife Lucille Ball, to whom he was married from 1940 to 1960.

Hereof, where did Desi Arnaz live?

Miami Santiago de Cuba

Where did Desi Arnaz go to school?

St Patrick's School Saint Leo University Miami Senior High School

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Desi Arnaz
Original Name Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III
Birth 2 Mar 1917 Santiago de Cuba, Municipio de Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Death 2 Dec 1986 (aged 69) Del Mar, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Memorial ID 37 · View Source

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Is Desi Arnaz Jr dead?

Del Mar, California, United States

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How old was Desi Arnaz when he died?

69 years (1917–1986)

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Who was Desi Arnaz married to?

Edith Mack Hirsch
m. 1963–1985
Lucille Ball
m. 1940–1960

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What race was Desi Arnaz?

His family fled persecution in Cuba.
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67 years (January 19, 1953)

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Aortic dissection

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How much is Desi Arnaz Jr worth?

Desi Arnaz Jr Net Worth: Desi Arnaz, Jr. is an American actor and musician who has a net worth of $40 million Born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV in Los Angeles, California, in 1953, Desi Arnaz, Jr. is the son of legendary actors Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball.

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What did Desi Arnaz invent?

4. He is credited with the modern sitcom format. Along with cinematographer Karl Freund, Arnaz is credited with pioneering the multiple-camera production technique. I Love Lucy was trailblazing in its use of three concurrently filming cameras, multiple sets and a live studio audience.

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What kind of music did Desi Arnaz play?

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What does Babalu mean?

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