Actress who became immortalized as Ethel Mertz, Lucy's neighbor, in the popular sitcom I Love Lucy.
Her real name is Vivian Roberto Jones. She changed her surname to Vance after folklorist Vance Rudolph.
She was the godmother of Lovin' Spoonful guitarist John Sebastian.
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.
She was in the series I love Lucy with Lucille Ball.