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A black dress that’s too tight. Slit so long it seems impossible. Gravity-defying raven hair. You’re familiar with the look. Her name is Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark, and she is among the most recognizable characters of all time.
Actress Cassandra Peterson more popularly known as Elvira is a LEGEND. She began acting in the 1970’s, she was born September 17, 1951.
A fun fact that many people do not know about Elvira is that Sharon Tate was the inspiration for Elvira’s look.
Producers left it up to Petersen to decide what she would wear in Elvira’s Movie Macabre. In the beginning, she wanted to go with a ghostly look, thus recommend taking a page from Sharon Tate in The Fearless Vampire Killers, a close friend of hers.
When she was a child, she was severely burned
The first season of ThrillerVideo began in 1985 with the lady of the night hosting the show. ThrillerVideo proved so successful that Rhino Home Video released Elvira’s Midnight Madness, a second video set.
Cassandra’s connection with her mother was strained when she was 14, and by the time she was 17, she was playing in Las Vegas at the renowned Dunes Hotel. She grew up quickly thanks to run-ins with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Tom Jones. After a fortuitous encounter with her idol Elvis Presley, her life was drastically transformed and she ended herself working in movies and touring Italy as the lead vocalist of an Italian pop band. The Groundlings, a well-known comedy improv group in Los Angeles, finally attracted her. There, she worked with legendary comics Phil Hartman and Paul ‘Pee-wee’ Reubens to hone her comedic chops.
Elvira returned to horror-movie hosting in 2004 with the release of Elvira’s Box of Horrors, her first collection of films in ten years.
There is an online pilot for an unproduced CBS sitcom that never made it to series.
In a dishwasher, Peterson learned to cook fish from Vincent Price, her one and only idol.