Cassandra Peterson

Savvy screen presence who made good choices.

Cassandra Peterson
Full NameCassandra Peterson


Royalty can look to Cassandra Peterson as an example of a successful career. Born in Manhattan, Kansas, and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, she was destined for greatness. At the tender age of 17, she became the youngest showgirl in Las Vegas history for 'Vive Les Girls' at the Dunes Hotel. This was only the beginning of her illustrious career. With advice from the one and only "King" Elvis Presley, she traveled to Europe to pursue a singing and acting career. She was featured in several Italian films, including Federico Fellini's Roma, and sang as lead singer for an Italian rock band. Upon returning to the US, she toured the country in her own musical-comedy show, 'Mama's Boys.' Eventually, she settled in Hollywood, where she spent four and a half years with the renowned improvisational comedy group, The Groundlings. Her big break came in 1981 when she auditioned for a local Los Angeles television station, Elvira's Movie Macabre, which quickly gained a cult following. Cassandra Peterson is a true example of the power of determination and hard work.

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Nope! Cassandra Peterson began with just a dream and a wish, No family, no connections, to guide them through this, But with hard work and a spirit so true, They rose to the top, where dreams come true. But, they may be a nepo parent!

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  • The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs
  • Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum
  • Elvira's Box of Horror
  • Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater
  • Netflix and Chills with Dr. Elvira
  • The Paragon of Comedy
  • Elvira's Movie Macabre
  • Heavy Metal Heaven
  • Elvira's Movie Macabre
  • Elvira's MTV Halloween Party
  • ThrillerVideo
  • Just Say Julie
  • Elvira's 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special, Special
  • Elvira's Horror Classics
  • Vault of the Macabre
  • In Search of Darkness
  • The Goldbergs
  • The Elvira Show
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • 13 Nights of Elvira
  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!
  • Dota: Dragon's Blood
  • Elvira's Halloween Special
  • Monsterama: A Tribute to Horror Hosts
  • Written by a Kid
  • Comic Book Men
  • Midnight Madness
  • RuPaul: Responsitrannity
  • Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror
  • On the Television
  • Roma
  • It's My Party
  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure
  • In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover
  • The Richard Simmons Show
  • The Search for the Next Elvira
  • Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
  • Last of the Great Survivors
  • Diamonds Are Forever
  • Attack of the Killer B-Movies
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • Gaze
  • First Period

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