TV PSA ad for US government using digitally edited and dubbed footage from I Love Lucy
(1951) alongside an equally digitized and dubbed William Frawley
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
Advice to actress, Kaye Ballard
on doing a series: Kaye, you must use your own first name because I go through life just being called Ethel Mertz. No one even knows who Vivian Vance was.
She left The Lucy Show
(1962) as a regular in 1965, because the weekly commutes between Connecticut and Los Angeles put a strain on her marriage to publishing executive John Dodds. She asked the show for a $500,000 advance, more creative and directorial control,and a raise in weekly pay. These demands were in part to convince Lucille Ball
not to try and talk her out of retirement. She would go on...