Amazing photo of Vivian Vance circa 1932, 20 years before she became Ethel Mertz on "I Love Lucy."
Vivian Vance -
Vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), died of cancer at 67 on August 17, 1979 [Gone but not forgotten]
Vivian Vance (Ethel from "I Love Lucy")
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".