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Yvonne De Carlo

De Carlo, c. 1955
Born Margaret Yvonne Middleton
(1922-09-01)September 1, 1922
West Point Grey (present-day Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada
Died January 8, 2007(2007-01-08) (aged 84)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death Heart failure[1]
Education Lord Roberts School
King Edward High School
Occupation Actress, dancer, singer
Years active 1941–1995
Notable work Sephora from Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1956)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Robert Drew “Bob” Morgan (m. 1955; div. 1973)
Children Bruce Morgan (b. 1956)
Michael Morgan (1957–1997)
Parent(s) William Middleton (father)
Marie De Carlo (mother)
Musical career


Instruments Vocals

Masterseal (Remington)

Men, no matter what their promises, rarely leave their spouses… the louses.
Yvonne De Carlo
I found I had the ability to do comedy. My timing was really inborn.
I'm from Hollywood; I'm too dumb to be nervous about New York.
I guess I lead a double life, and I must admit I'm happy with both.
After I made my hit in ‘Salome,’ Universal sent me to New York so I could learn to be a proper movie star.
Yvonne De Carlo
I enjoyed being in ‘The Ten Commandments.’ That was a great experience – to suddenly become one of those holy people. I was holier than thou.
Yvonne De Carlo
I was named Margaret Yvonne. ‘Margaret’ because my mother was very fond of one of the derivatives of the name. She was fascinated at the time by the movie star Baby Peggy, and I suppose she wanted a Baby Peggy of her own.
Yvonne De Carlo