Vivian Vance. She and Lucy truly were best friends until Viv's death in 1979. She was only 2 years older than Lucy despite the portrayal of her being much older on I Love Lucy.

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Vivian Vance and her cat From the estate of Vivian Vance Photo: From The Serge Matt Collection

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Vivian Vance, 1940s (7/26/09 - 8/17/79) American television and theater actress and singer. Vance 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".

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Vivian Vance, best-known for her role as 'Ethel Mertz' on the 'I Love Lucy' show

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