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Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, singer and dancer who became an internationally famous Hollywood film star in the 1940s and '50s, made several recordings, and later acted on television and stage.

She is best known to modern audiences for playing Lily Munster in the CBS sitcom The Munsters from 1964–66, a role she reprised in the feature film Munster, Go Home! (1966) and the television film The Munsters' Revenge (1981). She also originated the role of Carlotta Campion in Stephen Sondheim's Follies on Broadway in 1971.

Yvonne De Carlo on TV Tropes:



  • Follies (1971) as Carlotta Campion

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  • Career Resurrection: Signed on to do The Munsters during a time when her husband Bob Morgan was recovering from an injury from filming of How the West Was Won and had to take time away from her own career to play a role in his care. While her work during this period was largely guest roles on television Lily Munster would go on to become her most famous and iconic role.