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Vivian Vance

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Birthday
26, 1909
Birthplace
Cherryvale, KS
Death Date
Aug 17, 1979 (70)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1909
Birthplace
Cherryvale, KS
Death Date
Aug 17, 1979 (70)

About

Actress who became immortalized as Ethel Mertz, Lucy's neighbor, in the popular sitcom I Love Lucy.

Before Fame

Her real name is Vivian Roberto Jones. She changed her surname to Vance after folklorist Vance Rudolph.

Trivia

She was the godmother of Lovin' Spoonful guitarist John Sebastian.

Family Life

She was married four times, but did not have any children. She married her fourth husband, John Dodds, in 1961 and they remained married until her death in 1979.

Associated With

She was in the series I love Lucy with Lucille Ball.