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Vivian Vance

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Vivian Vance (born Vivian Roberta Jones; July 26, 1909 – August 17, 1979) was an American television and theater actress and singer. Vance is best known for her role as Ethel Mertz, sidekick to Lucille Ball on the American television sitcom I Love Lucy, and as Vivian Bagley on The Lucy Show.

Fact file

  • Born: Vivian Roberta Jones July 26, 1909 Cherryvale, Kansas, US
  • Died: August 17, 1979 (aged 70) Belvedere, California, US
  • Cause of death: Bone cancer, secondary to breast cancer
  • Education: Independence High School
  • Occupation: Actress, singer
  • Years active: 1933–78
  • Spouse(s): Joseph Shearer Danneck, Jr. (1928–31; divorced) George Koch (1933–40; divorced) Philip Ober (1941–59; divorced) John Dodds (1961–79; her death)
  • Parent(s): Robert Jones Euphemia Jones

Read more about Vivian Vance at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Chuck Lorre, Michael Eisner New ATAS Hall of Fame Inductees
Hollywood Reporter, 2011-11-28 23:35:27
Alex Ben Block "The Jeffersons" star Sherman Hemsley, "I Love Lucy's" Vivian Vance and Bill Frawley, and "Real World" creators Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray are also part of the 2012 class.read more

We still Love Lucy, who would be 100 on Saturday (AP)
Yahoo Entertainment, 2011-08-05 17:32:09
AP - We loved Lucy and we still do.

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