October 1996, Vol. 96 No. 10

Lucies Bio as it appears in this Playbill:

Lucie Arnaz (Gloria Whitmore) began her famed career in a recurring role on the television program "The Lucy Show". At age 15 she became a series regular on "Here's Lucy", a show which ran for six seasons. She later starred in her own series, "The Lucie Arnaz Show". Her most recent series was the critically acclaimed "Sons and Daughters" on CBS. Lucie's film credits include co-starring in "The Jazz Singer" with Neil Diamond and Sir Laurence Olivier, as well as several made for television movies including, "Who Killed the Black Dahlia", "Washington Mistress", "The Mating Season", "Who Gets the Friends?" and most recently "Abduction of Innocence". On Broadway Lucie played Bella in the Tony Award-winning play "Lost in Yonkers", Sonia Wolsk in "They're Playing Our Song" and Gittle Mosca in the national company of the musical "Seesaw" directed by Michael Bennett. She creataed the role of Kathy in the west coast premiere of "Vanities" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles and starred as Annie Oakley in the Jones Beach Theatre production of "Annie Get Your Gun". Lucie appeared in the American premiere of "Educating Rita" and starred in the national tours of "Whose Life is it Anyway?" and in Andrew Bergman's comedy "Social Security" directed by Mike Nichols. She starred opposite Tommy Tune in the international company of "My One and Only". Touring the U.S. and Europe with her critically acclaimed nightclub act, Lucie has made stops in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Reno and at New York's Rainbow and Stars. Her debut album, "Just in Time", was released in 1993, on the Concord Jazz label. In 1990, Arnaz and her husband, actor/writer Laurence Luckinbill, formed Arluck Entertainment, a film and television production company. Their first production, "Lucy & Desi: A Home Movie", aired on NBC in 1993 and was honored with an Emmy Award. Lucie has received many other awards during her distinguished career, including the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Award, the Theatre World Award, an Outer Critic's Circle Award, and Chicago's famed Sarah Siddons Award. Lucie is mother to three children, Simon, Joseph and Katharine, with husband Laurence Luckinbill, in addition to being step-mother to his two sons, Nicholas and Ben. It is these credits of which she is most proud.

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