"The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour" was a collection of thirteen black-and-white one-hour specials airing occasionally from 1957 to 1960

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1957-11-06

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Keith Thibodeaux (born December 1, 1950) is a former American child actor of television and film and a musician, best known for playing Little Ricky on the television sitcoms I Love Lucy and The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour. His last name, which was Cajun French, was changed by producer Desi Arnaz to “Keith” because “Thibodeaux” was too difficult to pronounce. He is the last living regular appearing cast member from I Love Lucy.

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Raised as a Roman Catholic, Thibodeaux went to school at St. Victor's elementary in West Hollywood and St. Jane Frances de Chantal in North Hollywood. He attended Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks for two years before his parents separated in 1966. After his parents separated, Keith, his mother, and siblings moved back to Lafayette, Louisiana. He graduated from Lafayette High School where he continued to play drums in rock and rhythm and blues bands. He left Louisiana for Mississippi in late 1969 after going to college for a short period where he said he “majored in drinking beer and playing pool” to pursue a career with the band David and the Giants. In 1976, he met and married a ballet dancer named Kathy Denton in Jackson, Mississippi. The couple moved briefly to Southern California in 1977 where he was asked to join the pop band Starbuck famous for the late 70s hit “Moonlight Feels Right”. After 2 weeks of rehearsals in Atlanta, Thibodeaux returned to Mississippi in 1978, where he, his wife and daughter Tara (born 1979) eventually settled in Jackson, Mississippi. Thibodeaux played with jazz bands locally for a brief time before joining a newly revamped Christian David and the Giants in 1979. His wife, Kathy, Founder and Artistic Director of Ballet Magnificat!, was a former principal dancer of Ballet Mississippi who won a Silver Medal in the Senior Division of the 1982 II USA IBC International Ballet Competition. Their daughter, (Tara), also a dancer and choreographer, was a semi-finalist at the age of 15 in the V USA IBC International Ballet Competition held in 1994. In 2001 and 2002 she was a member on the NBA Atlanta Hawks Dance team. She was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Choreographer Award at the 2017 Youth American Grand Prix in Chicago for her contemporary “Dying Swan” and has set choreography for Ballet Magnificat “The Arrival” and “Stratagem”. She is currently teaching and training young dancers in Nashville, Tennessee. She married Bryce Drew in 2004 who is the head basketball coach of Vanderbilt University. He is famous for “The Shot” in the 1998 NCAA Sweet Sixteen Tournament. Drew was a 1st round draft pick in the NBA and played professionally for six seasons for the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, and Charlotte Hornets. Thibodeaux's autobiography Life After Lucy was published in 1994.

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