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Cassandra Peterson

Actress | Producer | Writer
KNOWN FOR 
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988) | Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001) | Movie Macabre (1981-1985)
AWARDS 
1 win & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Elvira | Cassandra Petersen
NICKNAMEs  
The Mistress of the Dark, Elvira
HEIGHT 
5' 7" (1.70m)
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/elvira
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (46 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series) Utrom Queen / Ms. Campbell / Computer Voice (5 episodes, 2013–2016)  Less 2013–2016 5
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  • Primary photo for 13 Nights of Elvira13 Nights of Elvira (TV Series) Elvira / Elvira - Mistress of the Dark (12 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 12
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  • Primary photo for Written by a KidWritten by a Kid (TV Series) Mother (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Marilyn Denis ShowThe Marilyn Denis Show (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Last Man StandingLast Man Standing (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Elvira's Movie MacabreElvira's Movie Macabre (TV Series) Elvira / Elvira (as Elvira) (21 episodes, 2010–2011), Executive Producer (20 episodes, 2010–2011), Producer (18 episodes, 2010–2011), Writer (10 episodes, 2010–2011), Writer (10 episodes, 2010–2011), Performer ("Every Breath You Take" (uncredited), "You Give Love a Bad Name") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Voodoo Isle") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Hark, the Hell's Angels Sing", "Oh Little Frown of Bethlehem") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Voodoo Isle") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2010–2011 21
    • A Bucket of Blood (May 20, 2011) Elvira (as Elvira), Executive Producer, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Hercules and the Captive Women (May 13, 2011) Elvira, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Manos: The Hands of Fate (May 6, 2011) Elvira, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Allison Dubois (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Bite Me (Oct 30, 2009) Allison Dubois (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Search for the Next ElviraThe Search for the Next Elvira (TV Series) Elvira (4 episodes, 2007), Executive Producer (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 4
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  • Primary photo for The Girls Next DoorThe Girls Next Door (TV Series) Elvira - Mistress of the Dark (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Girls Will Be Ghouls (Oct 15, 2006) Elvira - Mistress of the Dark (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV Series) Severina (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Scares & DaresScares & Dares (TV Movie) Elvira  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Bride of Monster ManiaBride of Monster Mania (TV Movie) Herself (as Elvira), Special Thanks  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Attack of the 50 Foot Monster ManiaAttack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania (TV Movie) Herself (as Elvira), Special Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The RuPaul ShowThe RuPaul Show (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Nash BridgesNash Bridges (TV Series) Frankie (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Sniper (Oct 31, 1997) Frankie (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Anti Gravity RoomThe Anti Gravity Room (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Space Ghost Coast to CoastSpace Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Strange UniverseStrange Universe (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Attack of the Killer B-MoviesAttack of the Killer B-Movies (TV Movie) Elvira, Writer (Special Material)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Acting on ImpulseActing on Impulse (TV Movie) Roxy  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Elvira ShowThe Elvira Show (TV Series) Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Producer  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for The Ketchup VampiresThe Ketchup Vampires (TV Series) Elvira  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for Ring of the MusketeersRing of the Musketeers (TV Movie) Jennifer (as Cassandra Petersen)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Parker Lewis Can't LoseParker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Elvira's Thriller TheatreElvira's Thriller Theatre (TV Series) Elvira (2 episodes, 1989–1990)  Less 1989–1990 2
  • Primary photo for Totally Hidden VideoTotally Hidden Video (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Just Say JulieJust Say Julie (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for On the TelevisionOn the Television (TV Series) Various (1 episode)  Less 1989–  1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Elvira's Halloween SpecialElvira's Halloween Special (TV Movie) Elvira, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for WrestleMania 2WrestleMania 2 (TV Movie) Elvira  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Fall GuyThe Fall Guy (TV Series) Elvira (2 episodes, 1984–1985)  Less 1984–1985 2
  • Primary photo for Movie MacabreMovie Macabre (TV Series) Elvira (137 episodes, 1981–1985), Associate Producer (7 episodes, 1981–1984), Writer (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1981–1985 137
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  • Primary photo for Elvira's MTV Halloween PartyElvira's MTV Halloween Party (TV Movie) Herself - Host (as Elvira), Writer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Last of the Great SurvivorsLast of the Great Survivors (TV Movie) Elvira  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Esther / Ptatateetah (3 episodes, 1978–1983)  Less 1978–1983 3
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Judy (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Richard Simmons ShowThe Richard Simmons Show (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Monique (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Elvira (2 episodes, 1982–1983)  Less 1982–1983 2
  • Primary photo for The Paragon of ComedyThe Paragon of Comedy (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Harper Valley P.T.A.Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series) Red Head (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Open All NightOpen All Night (TV Series) Taffy (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Beyond WestworldBeyond Westworld (TV Series) Dance Hall Girl (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Girl (1 episode, 1979), Performer ("Top Banana") (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Burlesque (Nov 6, 1979) Girl (uncredited), Performer ("Top Banana") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Flying HighFlying High (TV Series) Sexy hooker (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
Self (72 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for To Hell and Back: The Kane Hodder StoryTo Hell and Back: The Kane Hodder Story Herself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Halloween WarsHalloween Wars (TV Series) Herself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Undead Dinner Party (Oct 25, 2015) Herself - Guest Judge (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for The TalkThe Talk (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Oprah: Where Are They Now?Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Why We (Heart) VampiresWhy We (Heart) Vampires (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2013 $100K
  • Primary photo for Face OffFace Off (TV Series) Elvira - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Living Art (Sep 24, 2013) Elvira - Guest Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for Rewind This!Rewind This! Herself - Elvira: Mistress of the Dark  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Herself - Guest Judge (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
    • RuPaul Rewind (Apr 16, 2012) Herself - Guest Judge (as Elvira)  Less
    • RuPocalypse Now! (Jan 30, 2012) Herself - Guest Judge (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag Race All StarsRuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (TV Series) Herself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Dynamic Drag Duos (Nov 19, 2012) Herself - Guest Judge (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for Home & FamilyHome & Family (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Counting CarsCounting Cars (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Cocktails with StanCocktails with Stan (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Inside HorrorInside Horror (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Ghost StoriesCelebrity Ghost Stories (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Love LustLove Lust (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for This Week in HorrorThis Week in Horror (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Elvira - Audience Member (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Let's Spend the Night TogetherLet's Spend the Night Together Herself  Less 2010 $1K
  • Primary photo for Arias with a TwistArias with a Twist Herself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for OdditiesOddities (TV Series) Herself (1 episode)  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for The Secret World of SuperfansThe Secret World of Superfans Herself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Herself - Round Table (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.40 (Oct 11, 2007) Herself - Round Table (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Return of the Living Dead: The Decade of DarknessThe Return of the Living Dead: The Decade of Darkness (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Vampira: The MovieVampira: The Movie (Video) Herself  Less 2006 $10K
  • Primary photo for I Love the '70s: Volume 2I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (TV Series) Herself  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Living in TV LandLiving in TV Land (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of ChillsThe Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills (Video) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for I Love the HolidaysI Love the Holidays (TV Special) Herself / Elvira  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for I Love the 80's 3-DI Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series) Herself / Elvira (10 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
    • 1989 (Oct 28, 2005) Herself / Elvira  Less
    • 1988 (Oct 28, 2005) Herself / Elvira  Less
    • 1987 (Oct 27, 2005) Herself / Elvira  Less
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  • Primary photo for Playboy: Hef's Halloween SpooktacularPlayboy: Hef's Halloween Spooktacular (Video) Herself - Hostess (as Elvira)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Hostess (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Creepiest CreaturesHollywood's Creepiest Creatures (TV Movie) Herself - Host (as Elvira)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Tony Danza ShowThe Tony Danza Show (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Monsterama: A Tribute to Horror HostsMonsterama: A Tribute to Horror Hosts (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Elvira (7 episodes, 2000–2002)  Less 2000–2002
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  • Primary photo for The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and PriscillaThe Definitive Elvis: Elvis and Priscilla (Video) Herself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for 68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (TV Special) Herself / Elvira  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Martin Short ShowThe Martin Short Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Episode #1.35 (Oct 29, 1999) Herself - Guest (as Elvira)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Howard Stern Radio ShowThe Howard Stern Radio Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Strange Universe: Aliens Are ProofStrange Universe: Aliens Are Proof (Video) Herself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Better Homes and GardensBetter Homes and Gardens (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Gayle King ShowThe Gayle King Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Thrill Ride: The Science of FunThrill Ride: The Science of Fun (Short) Herself (as Elvira)  Less 1997 $18MM
  • Primary photo for Monster ManiaMonster Mania (TV Movie) Herself (as Elvira)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Dear GodDear God Herself (uncredited)  Less 1996 $22MM $7.1MM
  • Primary photo for The Newlywed GameThe Newlywed Game (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Ricki LakeRicki Lake (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for NFL Monday Night FootballNFL Monday Night Football (TV Series) Elvira (2 episodes, 1988–1996)  Less 1988–1996
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual Genesis AwardsThe 9th Annual Genesis Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Spooky WorldSpooky World (Video) Herself  Less 1994 $25K
  • Primary photo for Heartstoppers: Horror at the MoviesHeartstoppers: Horror at the Movies (TV Movie) Elvira  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Elvira (2 episodes, 1989–1991)  Less 1989–1991
  • Primary photo for The Horror Hall of Fame IIThe Horror Hall of Fame II (TV Movie) Herself - Presenter (as Elvira)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Hulkamania 6Hulkamania 6 (Video) Herself (as Elvira)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ThirtysomethingThirtysomething (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Heavy Metal HeavenHeavy Metal Heaven (TV Series) Herself - Host (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for After HoursAfter Hours (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Magical World of DisneyThe Magical World of Disney (TV Special) Elvira  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for MTV Video Music Awards 1986MTV Video Music Awards 1986 (TV Special) Herself - Presenter (as Elvira)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Fangoria's Weekend of HorrorsFangoria's Weekend of Horrors (Video) Herself (as Elvira)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself (2 episodes, 1982–1985)  Less 1982–1985
  • Primary photo for TV's Bloopers & Practical JokesTV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes (TV Series) Elvira (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Buys NBC?Bob Hope Buys NBC? (TV Special) Elvira, Mistress of the Dark  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi AbromowitzJoan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (TV Movie) Herself (as Elvira)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 26th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 26th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Life's Most Embarrassing MomentsLife's Most Embarrassing Moments (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Thicke of the NightThicke of the Night (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Real PeopleReal People (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for FilmgoreFilmgore (Video) Elvira  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Counterattack: Crime in AmericaCounterattack: Crime in America (TV Series) Blackjack Dealer (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Professor's Scary Movie ShowThe Professor's Scary Movie Show (TV Series) Herself / Elvira (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Reunited! (May 6, 2013) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Pinball ArcadeThe Pinball Arcade (Video Game) Elvira (segmet 'Elvira and the Party Monsters' 'Scared Stiff') (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for GazeGaze Herself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $100K
  • Primary photo for American ScaryAmerican Scary Elvira (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night's Main EventSaturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) Elvira (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • Episode #1.6 (May 3, 1986) Elvira (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Best of Sex and ViolenceThe Best of Sex and Violence Self (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Famous T & AFamous T & A (Video) Katya (archive footage)  Less 1982
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for PainPain (Video Game) Elvira (voice)  Less 2007

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