Vivian Vance

Vivian Vance (July 26, 1909 ƒ?? August 17, 1979) was an American award winning television and theater actress and singer. Often referred to as TV’s most beloved second banana she 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.