Desi Arnaz Jr. (b. 1953)
Desi of Dino, Desi & Billy; Craig Carter, Here's Lucy.
Owner of Boulder Theatre in Boulder City, Nevada; nostalgia pop act.
Second wife, Amy, runs a dance studio in the Boulder Theatre.
Brother of Lucie Arnaz. Son of sitcom sweethearts Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, both of I Love Lucy.
As a newborn, appeared on cover of first TV Guide in April 1953.
Did not play Little Ricky on I Love Lucy; Keith Thibodeaux did.
Scored pop hits, including "I'm a Fool," and teen-idol status with mid-1960s bandmates Dean Paul Martin (Dino) and Billy Hinsche.
Reformed the group in 1998 as Ricci, Desi & Billy, with Ricci Martin filling in for his brother, Dean Paul, who was killed in a military jet crash in 1987.
Dated Patty Duke in the early 1970s, when she was over 18, and he was not.
Played his father in 1992 movie, The Mambo Kings.
Devotee of author/self-help guru Vernon Howard, founder of the New Life Foundation.
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