Desi Arnaz (born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III on 3/2/1917 in Santiago, Cuba) stood 5' 9½" (1.77 m) tall; he passed away on December 2, 1986 at the age of 69 in Del Mar, California.
Lucille Ball (born Lucille Desiree Ball on August 6, 1911, Jamestown, New York, USA) stood 5' 6½" (1.69 m) tall; she passed away on April 26, 1989 at the age of 77 in Beverly Hills, California.
Vivian Vance (born Vivian Roberta Jones on 7/26/1909 in Cherryvale, Kansas) stood 5' 6" (1.68 m) tall; she passed away on August 17, 1979 at the age of 70 in Belvedere, California.
William Frawley (born William Clement Frawley on 2/26/1887 in Burlington, Iowa) stood 5' 7½" (1.71 m) tall; he passed away on March 3, 1966 at the age of 79 in Hollywood, California.
All four of them starred in the groundbreaking 1950s sitcom: I Love Lucy from 1951 to 1957.
Even though the show’s main stars couldn’t stay married to one another (Lucy and Desi divorced in 1960, after 20 years of marriage), they remained the best of friends. As Desi would proclaim until his dying day, “I Love Lucy was never just a title.”
Check out these 20 fun facts about I Love Lucy shared by Mentalfloss.com.