Active on Broadway in the following productions:
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...
Often starred in Lucille Ball's television shows