About Cassandra Peterson
September 17, 1951
|Place of Birth||:||Manhattan, Kansas, USA|
|Also Known As||:||Cassandra Petersen, Elvira, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson|
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Cassandra Peterson is an American actress best known for her on-screen horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ wearing a black, gothic, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Her wickedly vampish appearance is offset by her comical character, quirky/quick-witted personality, and valley girl-type speech.