Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 - January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-born American actress-singer of film, television, and theatre. During her six-decade career, her most prominent roles were featured in the films Salome Where She Danced, Criss Cross, and Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments. De Carlo is also known for her portrayal of Lily Munster in the CBS television series The Munsters. The daughter of an aspiring actress, Marie De Carlo, and a salesman, William Middleton, De Carlo was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton in Point Grey, now part of Vancouver, British Columbia, and nicknamed 'Peggy'. 'I was named Margaret Yvonne Margaret because my mother was very fond of one of the derivatives of the name.
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