Sunday, April 08, 2007

"Indian Show" Guest Star Passes Away

Here's some news that slipped passed us!

Carol Richards who played Juanita in 'The Indian Show' (episode #59 of "I Love Lucy") died March 16 of kidney failure in Vero Beach, Florida. Richards was 84 and best known for providing the singing voices of actresses Cyd Charisse and Vera-Ellen. She recorded a number of songs with Bing Crosby (including "Silver Bells") and sang with Desi Arnaz's Band. According to The Citizens' Voice, Ms. Richards' family will be holding a public party in her honor in Vero Beach in June.

Our belated condolences to the family, friends and fans of Carol Richards.

Carol Richards

Related Links:
Article: Carol Richards was a singer who sang for non-singers
Carol Richards' Filmography
NY Times Obituary