Red-haired comedienne who was immortalized in TV's I Love Lucy.
She briefly worked under the stage name of Diane Belmont, but was unable to keep a job as a chorus girl on Broadway.
Ricky Ricardo was her husband's name on television.
She was married to co-star Desi Arnaz from 1940-1960.
She made a cameo in Lou Costello's film Abbot and Costello in Hollywood.