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Yvonne De Carlo

Yvonne De Carlo
Photo: Studio Publicity / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

September 1, 1922

Died

January 8, 2007

Nationality

Canada - U.S.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Natural hair color

Black

Eye color

Green

Height

5 ft 4 in | 162.5 cm

Body Measurements

36-25-34 in | 91.5-63.5-86 cm

Weight

56 kg | 123 lbs

Bra Size

36C

Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Yvonne De Carlo was born in Vancouver, Canada, on September 1, 1922, was a Canadian-American actress.

Young Yvonne De Carlo first started her career in beauty contests and as a dancer in nightclubs.

She made her big screen debut in comedy movie Harvard, Here I Come (1941) in uncredited role as Bathing Girl.

She got her television debut in NBC series Lights Out (1952) in episode "Another Country", in role as Marie Von Erdody.

Her breakthrough performance came as Anna Marie in Western drama film Salome, Where She Danced (1945).

Best Movies

She won the International Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Show (Fantafestival) Award for Best Actress for her role as Ma in slasher film American Gothic (1987).

She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (November) for her role as Lillian Marlowe in comedy drama western movie The Gal Who Took the West (1949).

The Ten Commandments (1956) epic religious drama opposite Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner and Anne Baxter

Brute Force (1947) crime noir with Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn and Charles Bickford

Criss Cross (1949) crime noir opposite Burt Lancaster, Dan Duryea and Stephen McNally

The Captain's Paradise (1953) comedy with Alec Guinness and Celia Johnson

Munster, Go Home! (1966) comedy horror opposite Fred Gwynne and Al Lewis

Buccaneer's Girl (1950) romantic adventure with Robert Douglas and Philip Friend

Band of Angels (1957) romantic drama opposite Clark Gable and Sidney Poitier

Sea Devils (1953) historical adventure with Rock Hudson and Maxwell Reed

The Desert Hawk (1950) action adventure opposite Rock Hudson and Richard Greene

River Lady (1948) Western with Dan Duryea, Rod Cameron and Helena Carter

Passion (1954) Western opposite Cornel Wilde, Raymond Burr and Lon Chaney Jr.

Scarlet Angel (1952) adventure with Rock Hudson, Richard Denning and Whitfield Connor

Tomahawk (1951) Western opposite Van Heflin, Alex Nicol and Preston Foster

Death of a Scoundrel (1956) crime drama with George Sanders and Zsa Zsa Gabor

TV Shows

She was nominated for the "Who Knew They Could Sing?" TV Land Award for her role as Lily Munster in sitcom The Munsters (1964–1966), she also played same character in science fiction comedy film The Munsters' Revenge (1981).

She portrayed Slave owner's wife in ABC television miniseries Roots (1977).

Facts

Attended King Edward High School in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Le Conte Middle School in Los Angeles, California.

Had Sicilian and Scottish ancestry.

She started studying dance at the age of three.

She was also accomplished singer.

She signed a three-year contract with Paramount Pictures in 1942.

She was good friends with actor Butch Patrick and film director Cecil B. DeMille.

She has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for Motion Pictures at 6124 Hollywood Boulevard and for Television at 6715 Hollywood Boulevard.

Published her autobiography "Yvonne" in 1987.

Her nickname was "Peggy".

She played Carlotta Campion in a musical "Follies" (1971–1972), at the Winter Garden Theatre.

She was named honorary mayor of North Hollywood, Los Angeles in 1966.

Yvonne died on January 8, 2007, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 84.

Spouse

She was married to Bob Morgan (1955-1968) they had two sons, Bruce Morgan and Michael Morgan.

She was engaged to Howard Duff (1947-1948).

Relationships

She dated Artie Shaw (1942), Howard Hughes (1943-1946), Robert Stack (1946), Jock Mahoney (1948-1949), Lee MacGregor (1949), Steve Cochran (1950), Robert Taylor (1951) and Prince Aly Khan (1952).

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