- Name: Cassandra Peterson
- Born: 09/17/1951 (69 years old)
- Occupation: Actress, writer, singer
- Known for: Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
- Website: elvira.com
Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress, writer and singer. She is best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Peterson gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ-TV wearing a revealing, black, gothic, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Elvira’s Movie Macabre, a weekly B movie presentation.
Birth Place: Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.
Cassandra Peterson quotes :
Horror, for me, has to involve some sort of fantasy. Horror is something that is in your dreams or your nightmares.Cassandra Peterson