September 25, 2005
October 13, 2011
Claim to fame:
Beautiful,Hawaiian-born brunette first captured audiences with her memorable portrayal of Mary Magdalene in the Broadway and film versions of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Her top-10 version of I don't know how to love Him secured Yvonne's solo career. Capped in 1977 with her #1 recording of If I can't have You which was featured on the smash-megahit Saturday Night Fever.
Where are they now?
Yvonne eventually became disallusioned with her pop staus as a 70s diva and retreated to her native Hawaii to devote her time to marriage & motherhood throughout the 1980s & 1990s.
Yvonne returned to recording in 2004 with her album Simple Needs.