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Vivian Vance (1909–1979)


She was born Vivian Roberta Jones, with a brother and four sisters. After the family moved from Cherryvale to Independence, Kansas, she studied drama under Anna Ingleman and William Inge. Their next move, to Albuquerque, New Mexico brought her to the Albuquerque Little Theatre, which provided her the money she needed to study under Eva Le Gallienne... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1978 Sam (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1978)
 1977 Lucy Calls the President (TV Movie)
Viv
 1976 The Great Houdini (TV Movie)
Minnie (nurse)
 1975 Rhoda (TV Series)
Maggie Cummings
- Friends and Mothers (1975) ... Maggie Cummings
 1972 The Lorax (TV Short)
Singer (voice, uncredited)
 1972 Getting Away from It All (TV Movie)
May Brodey
 1970 The Front Page (TV Movie)
Mrs. Grant
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Madame Zimia Zygmundt (segment "Love and the Medium")
- Love and the Medium/Love and the Bed/Love and the High School Flop-Out (1969) ... Madame Zimia Zygmundt (segment "Love and the Medium")
 1960 Guestward Ho! (TV Series)
 1959 The Deputy (TV Series)
Emma Gant
- Land Greed (1959) ... Emma Gant
 1955 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
Mrs. Mullins
- High Pitch (1955) ... Mrs. Mullins
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Stage Play: Hooray for What! Musical comedy. Music by Harold Arlen. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. Conceived by E.Y. Harburg. Additional orchestrations by Joseph Glover, Conrad Salinger and Paul Sterrett. Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan. Music arranged by Kay ... See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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When I die, there will be people who send flowers to Ethel Mertz. See more »

Trivia:

Divorced Philip Ober in 1959 under allegations of spousal abuse. Because the majority of the wealth was earned during the success of I Love Lucy (1951), she was forced to hand over half of her $160,000 in community property, which included, among other things, her ranch in Cubero, New Mexico and home in California. See more »

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Husky voice See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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