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Yvonne De Carlo (1922–2007) was a Canadian actress, singer, & dancer whose career in film, television, & theater spanned six decades. Described as "the most beautiful girl in the world”, she obtained her breakthrough role in Salome, Where She Danced (1945). Her film career reached its peak when director Cecil B. DeMille cast her as Sephora, the wife of Moses, her most prominent role, in his biblical epic The Ten Commandments (1956). She played Lily Munster in the CBS sitcom The Munsters
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Yvonne De Carlo, as Lily Munster, playing the harp. Lily Munster, Countess of Shroudshire (née Dracula), was originally played by De Carlo. The matriarch of the Munster household, Lily is an undead vampire. Her name is presumably derived from the tradition of the lily as a flower of death, or a vague reference to Lilith, one of mythology's oldest known vampires.