Doris Singleton (center) who recurred on I Love Lucy as Lucy Ricardo’s friend Carolyn Appleby, died Tuesday June, 26 at the age of 92 in Los Angeles. “A day of saying hasta luego to two great ladies, Nora Ephron and Doris Singleton. May they both fly swiftly heavenward and enjoy a blissful rest for jobs well done down here. They were loved and appreciated and will be missed.”- Lucie Arnaz (Daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz)
Doris Singleton,09/28/1919-06/26/2012 28, I Love Lucy Actress, played the recurring role of Carolyn Appleby, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo's neighbor.By the mid-1950s the actress was busy with TV guest appearances on programs including "Adventures of Superman," "The Loretta Young Show," "The Great Gildersleeve," "The Bob Hope Show" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents." Singleton also appeared in a few feature films during the 1950s: "Terror at Midnight," "Affair in Reno" and "Voice in the Mirror.
'I Love Lucy' star Doris Singleton dies. Doris Singleton, best known for her role in "I Love Lucy," has died at the age of 92. A chance meeting with Lucille Ball on a radio show in 1948 led the two women to strike up a working relationship that would span decades. Ball cast Singleton in her 1950s starring vehicle, "I Love Lucy"; Singleton played the recurring role of Carolyn Appleby, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo's neighbor, known for bragging about her son, Stevie