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Cassandra Peterson


Cassandra Peterson was born in Manhattan, Kansas, and grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She began her career at age 17 as the youngest showgirl in Las Vegas history in the show "Vive Les Girls" at the Dunes Hotel. After receiving advice from "The King" himself, Elvis Presley, she traveled to Europe where she pursued a career as a singer and ... See full bio »

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 2013 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Ms. Campbell / Computer Voice
- Target: April O'Neil (2013) ... Ms. Campbell (voice)
- TCRI (2013) ... Ms. Campbell / Computer Voice (voice)
- The Alien Agenda (2013) ... Ms. Campbell (voice)
 2013 First Period
Ms. Glenn
 2013 Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas
Artie Duke
 2013 Written by a Kid (TV Series)
Mother
- Valentimes Day (2013) ... Mother
 2011 The Marilyn Denis Show (TV Series)
Elvira
- Halloween Spook-tacular (2011) ... Elvira (as Elvira)
 2011 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
Elvira
- Last Halloween Standing (2011) ... Elvira
 2010-2011 Elvira's Movie Macabre (TV Series)
Elvira / Elvira (as Elvira)
- A Bucket of Blood (2011) ... Elvira (as Elvira)
- Hercules and the Captive Women (2011) ... Elvira
- Manos: The Hands of Fate (2011) ... Elvira
- Tormented (2011) ... Elvira
- The Manster (2011) ... Elvira
 2010 All About Evil
Linda
 2009 Medium (TV Series)
Allison Dubois
- Bite Me (2009) ... Allison Dubois (uncredited)
 2009 The Scream (Video)
Elvira
 2008 Zombie Killer (Short)
Elvira (voice)
 2006 The Girls Next Door (TV Series)
Elvira - Mistress of the Dark
- Girls Will Be Ghouls (2006) ... Elvira - Mistress of the Dark (as Elvira)
 2001 Scares & Dares (TV Movie)
Elvira
 2001 Elvira's Haunted Hills
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark / Lady Elura Hellsubus (as Elvira)
 1999 Encounter in the Third Dimension (Short)
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (as Elvira)
 1998 The RuPaul Show (TV Series)
Elvira
- Episode dated 7 April 1998 (1998) ... Elvira
 1997 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Frankie
- Sniper (1997) ... Frankie (as Elvira)
 1997 Superstition (Short)
Elvira
 1996 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series)
Elvira
- Switcheroo (1996) ... Elvira
 1996 Strange Universe (TV Series)
Elvira
- Episode dated 15 February 1996 (1996) ... Elvira
 1996 It's My Party
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1993 The Elvira Show (TV Series)
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
 1993 Acting on Impulse (TV Movie)
Roxy
 1992 Ring of the Musketeers (TV Movie)
Jennifer (as Cassandra Petersen)
 1992 The Ketchup Vampires
Elvira
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
- Boy Meets Girl II (1992) ... Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
 1991 Ted & Venus
Lisa
 1989 Heavy Metal Heaven (TV Series)
Elvira
 1989 Totally Hidden Video (TV Series)
Elvira
- Episode dated 31 October 1989 (1989) ... Elvira
 1989 On the Television (TV Series)
Various
 1989 Just Say Julie (TV Series)
Elvira
- Episode dated 17 March 1989 (1989) ... Elvira
 1987 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Elvira
- Dabney Coleman/The Cars (1987) ... Elvira
 1986 Balboa
Angie Stoddard
 1986 Echo Park
Sheri
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (Video)
Elvira
 1984-1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Elvira
- October the 32nd (1985) ... Elvira
- October the 31st (1984) ... Elvira
 1985 Bob Hope Buys NBC? (TV Movie)
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
 1985 Get Out of My Room
Elvira (segment "Born in East L.A.") (as Elvira)
 1984 Uncensored (Video)
Skit characters
 1978-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Esther / Ptatateetah
- God Child/Curtain Call (1983) ... Esther
- Homecoming/The Sheikh (1978) ... Ptatateetah
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Judy
- Ties That Bind (1983) ... Judy
 1983 The Richard Simmons Show (TV Series)
Elvira
- (1983-10) (1983) ... Elvira
 1983 Stroker Ace
Girl with Lugs
 1983 Alice (TV Series)
Monique
- Mel's Dream Car (1983) ... Monique
 1982-1983 CHiPs (TV Series)
Elvira
- Rock Devil Rock (1982) ... Elvira
 1983 The Sting II
O'Malley's Girl
 1983 The Paragon of Comedy (TV Movie)
 1982 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
Red Head
- Stella Rae (1982) ... Red Head
 1982 Open All Night (TV Series)
Taffy
- Sitting Ducks (1982) ... Taffy
 1981 King of the Mountain
Neighbor
 1980 Coast to Coast
Dinner Party Guest
 1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie
Hostage (Groundling)
 1979 Happy Days (TV Series)
Girl
- Burlesque (1979) ... Girl
 1979 Flying High (TV Series)
Sexy hooker
- Ladies of the Night (1979) ... Sexy hooker
 1974 The Working Girls
Katya
 1972 Roma (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (66 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercials: Coors Light beer, shown on Halloween of each year. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 17 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Elvira | Cassandra Petersen

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her career before she landed her "Elvira" job in 1981] I was your typical struggling actress. I went to every audition, took a million acting, dancing and singing lessons, and spent years wondering where my next meal was coming from. See more »

Trivia:

Close friends with Vincent Price. See more »

Trademark:

Sparkling blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

The Mistress of the Dark

Star Sign:

Virgo

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