Yvonne De Carlo: September 1, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her birth name is Peggy Yvonne Middleton.
Bob (Robert) Drew Morgan: Abt. 1916 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.
Yvonne: January 8, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. She died at the age of 84 of natural causes.
Bob: February 22, 1999 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.
Yvonne was 33 years old, and Bob was 40 years old when they were married.
They were married on November 21, 1955 when Yvonne and Bob eloped to Reno, Nevada. Their wedding was at the Episcopal chapel.
Yvonne was given away in marriage by Rory Calhoun. Charles Hayward was the best man.
They spent their honeymoon in Virginia City, Nevada. Their wedding reception was held at the Bel Air home of Dolores Moran.
- Bruce Ross (Bob) Morgan: Born July 16, 1956 in Santa Monica, California.
- Michael Morgan: Born abt. 1957. Died in 1997.
- Bari Morgan: Born abt. 1947. Bari is Bob's daughter from his first marriage.
In 1962, Yvonne and Bob were having difficulty in their marriage. Then, while he was working in Globe, Arizona, on the set of How the West Was Won, Bob fell under a moving train and lost a leg and suffered other serious injuries. During his multi-year recovery, Yvonne put her career on hold to care for him. When the realities of their finances became apparent, she went back to work.
Although the accident initially brought the couple closer together, their marriage ended in divorce in 1968.
Bob: Actor, stuntman.
Yvonne: Actress, singer, dancer, author.
Yvonne about love: "But love is so hard to come by -- depressing situations must be gotten around so that love can, well, survive ... Romantic disappointments are the hardest to bear."
Source: The Chronicle Telegram, July 16, 1972, pg. C-8.