Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American Actress and Former Model from Manhattan, Kansas. She started her career by performing in local clubs as a dancer. The actress was still in high school. Furthermore, the star later was hired by KHJ-TV to host the Movie Macabre series in 1981.
she also made numerous guest appearances on different TV shows and movies as Elvira. Cassandra co-wrote, produced and acted in a film named “Elvira, Mistress of the Dark” in 1988.
Moreover, the actress remained the popular character throughout the 1990s and 2000s. In 2007, she also hosted her own reality TV show titled “The Search for the New Elvira“. Peterson nominated for the Saturn Award in 1990. She nominated for the category Best Actress for “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark”.
she also won the Spirit of Silver Lake Award in 2001. In fact, in 2011, Cassandra also got the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards.
Profile, Early Life & Parents
The actress was born on 17th September 1951 in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Therefore, Cassandra Peterson’s age is Sixty-seven (67) years old, as of 2018. The actress grew up near Randolph, Kansas. Later, her mother and father moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado with Cassandra.
Furthermore, in her childhood years, she pulled a tub of boiling Easter eggs off of the stove. Peterson burned her one-third of the body and left severe scars on the body. The actress attended General William J. Palmer High School.
Moreover, she graduated in 1969. Additionally, she also graduated from Palmer High School.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Boyfriend
During an interview, the actress claimed that she started her relationship with her boyfriend “Tom Jones“. He is an American former singer. Cassandra also dated Bill Cable (American Actor).
Furthermore, she also started her affair with English Musician Jimmy Page in 1967. The actress also connected in a relationship with another American singer Eric Burdon. Moreover, she also dated King of Rock and Roll “Elvis Presley“.
Later, Cassandra married to her husband Mark Pierson in the year 1981. The couple welcomed their daughter “Sadie Pierson” in 1994. However, their marriage life ended in divorce in the year 2003.
|Full Birth Name||Cassandra Peterson.|
|Age||Sixty-seven (67) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||17th September 1951.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Manhattan, Kansas, United States.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Famous for||Her portrayal of the horror hostess character.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 58 Kg.
Pounds: 128 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-27-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Cassandra Peterson Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. Tom Jones.
2. Bill Cable.
3. Jimmy Page.
4. Eric Burdon.
5. Elvis Presley.
6. Jimi Hendrix.
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Mark Pierson (m. 1981 - 2003).|
|School||1. General William J. Palmer High School.
2. Palmer High School.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Kate Winslet.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Reading, Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset||Approx. $2.5 million USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Debut Movie||Diamonds are Forever as Dancer (1971).|
|Television Debut||Elvira's Movie Macabre (1981) as TV horror hostess.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Cassandra Peterson (Actress)
- The actress became the first female to host a national beer ad campaign after her role as Elvira.
- During 1969, Cassandra was also in a relationship with Jimi Hendrix (American Musician).
- Furthermore, during her spring break, she-she auditioned for a show named “Vive Les Girls” in 1969.
- The 67-year-old actress was also the part of an Italian pop-rock band.
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- As of 2018, the estimated Net worth of Cassandra Peterson is $2.5 million US Dollar.
- She also played a small role in Federico Fellini’s 1972 movie “Roma”.
- In fact, she also posed for Playboy magazine photo-shoots.
- In 1979, Cassandra joined the Groundlings improv troupe.