Tuesday 2 September 2014

Born on this day: Yvonne De Carlo

Yvonne De Carlo was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on September 1, 1922.

She was Miss Venice Beach in 1938.

She was married in 1955, to Robert Morgan, a Hollywood stuntman. He divorced in the 70s.

Yvonne had two sons to Robert Morgan and was the stepmother to his daughter, Bari.

She played Moses' wife in Cecil B. DeMille 1956 film, The Ten Commandments.

She played the matriarch of the Munster family - Lily Munster, in the television program, The Munsters, from 1964-66.

Her autobiography is called Yvonne and was published in 1987.

In 1987, Yvonne won a Fantafestival Best Actress award for her role in American Gothic.

She died in January 8, 2007 from heart failure, aged 84 years.

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