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Yvonne De Carlo, RIP

Remembered as Moses's wife in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille classic, "The Ten Commandments," and as Lily Munster on "The Munsters," Yvonne De Carlo passed away earlier this week at the age of 84. Her career spanned both B-movies and Broadway (where she starred in the Stephen Sondheim Tony-winning musical, "Follies"). But it's as the matriarch of 1313 Mockingbird Lane that I will most remember her, fondly.

Condolences to her friends and family.


Sad news. I've always thought Lilly Munster was the sexiest goth chick ever.

Chris; I too was sadden by Yvonne DeCarlo's death but I loved 'I'm Still Here' from Follies. It was a fun trip down memory lane and she was "still here".

I'm afraid the only works of Ms. De Carlo with which I am familiar are "The Ten Commandments" and "The Munsters," and I must say my life would have been much poorer without them.
Rest in peace, Ms De Carlo.

Mick, Chris, and Peri, thanks again for your thoughts. I saw a few very nice mini-tributes to DiCarlo on television over the last couple of weeks, including one on "This Week" on the 14th.