Five, actually. There were two sets of twins who played him on "I Love Lucy". And on the "Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour", (I Love Lucy seasons 7-9), one actor played the six year old Little Ricky. He was born Keith Thibodeaux, but Desi changed his name to Richard Keith so he could be called Little Ricky on and off stage.
Enrique Alberto Ricardo IV ("Little Ricky") was played by Keith Thibodeaux .
The five-year-old (the Little Ricky that was old enough to talk) was played by Keith Thibodeaux (stage name was Richard Keith at the time).
For starters the show was called "I Love Lucy" and their real names are Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz And on I Love Lucy they had 1 child named Little Ricky but in real life they had three children but the one on the show wasn't one of their real children.
Little Ricky was played by actor Keith Thibodeaux, using the name Richard Keith. He began with the show in 1953 when he was three years old.
Richard Keith has: Played Little Ricky in "I Love Lucy" in 1951. Played Little Ricky Ricardo in "I Love Lucy" in 1951. Played himself in "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show" in 1956. Played Little Ricky Ricardo in "I Love Lucy Christmas Show" in 1956. Played Little Ricky in "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour" in 1957. Played Little Ricky Ricardo in "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour" in 1957. Played Johnny Paul in "The Andy Griffith Show" in 1960. Played Juan in "Route 66" in 1960. Played Johnny Paul Jason in "The Andy Griffith Show" in 1960. Played Carter French in "The Andy Griffith Show" in 1960. Performed in "Ben Casey" in 1961. Played Benny Harwell in "The Joey Bishop Show" in 1961. Performed in "The Joey Bishop Show" in 1961. Played Little Boy in "The Lucy Show" in 1962. Played Tommy in "The Bill Dana Show" in 1963. Played Steemson in "A Shadow in the Streets" in 1975. Played himself in "Marilu" in 1994.
Joe and Mike Mayer were twins that played the role of Ricky Jr.
ricky, ethel, Fred and little ricky
I Love Lucy - 1951 Little Ricky Gets a Dog - 6.14 was released on: USA: 21 January 1957
Keith Thibodeaux/stage name Richard Keith (aka Little Ricky - I Love Lucy)
Nipsey Hussle has: Played Little Ricky in "I Tried" in 2007. Performed in "Three Thug Mice" in 2008. Played himself in "RapFix Live" in 2010. Played Nipsey in "Malice N Wonderland" in 2010. Played Janky in "Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed" in 2010. Played Ricky in "The Wrath of Cain" in 2010.
I Love Lucy - 1951 Little Ricky's School Pageant 6-10 was released on: USA: 17 December 1956
I Love Lucy - 1951 Little Ricky Gets a Dog 6-14 was released on: USA: 21 January 1957
Enrique Alberto Ricardo IV ("Little Ricky") who was played by Keith Thibodeaux is still alive .
the episode when little ricky is born
The neighbor, Mrs. Trumbull.
The newborn (in the hospital) 'Little Ricky' was played by John Grazer, and was a one time appearance. For the remainder of the season (#2), 'Little Ricky' was played by twins named Richard Lee and Ronald Lee Simmons. Then, starting in Season 3, a second set of twins - Joseph David and Michael Lee Mayer took the role, and remained as 'Little Ricky' for the next three seasons (#3,4,5). Five-year-old Keith Thibodeaux made his appearance starting in the first episode of Season 6 ("Lucy and Bob Hope"), and remained 'Little Ricky' through the end of the series + The Lucy/Design Comedy Hour episodes.
They named him Fred after Fred Mertz.
The nightclubs name was the Tropicana.
Glenndon Chatman played little Quincy in the 2000 movie, Love and Basketball.
Dirk played in Jennifer Love Hewitt's little woman.
Desi Arnaz was the actor who played Ricky Ricardo
Cairn Terrier. The dog's real name was Danny