Cassandra Peterson – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Cassandra Peterson

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Casandra Peterson was born on 17th September 1951 and began her passion at the age of 17 itself. She placed her talent in the acting, writing, and singing field. ” Vive Les Girls” was the first show at “Dunes Hotel” that helped a lot to start her career. Her personality gained huge popularity through the role of Gothic Goddess Elvira in the film “Mistress of the Dark”. This show had been telecasted in Los Angeles on KHJ television station. After hearing some advice from Elvis Presley, singer, Casandra went to Europe in order to pursue her singing career as well an as actor career.

Casandra worked on many Italian films which including “Federico Fellibu’s Roma” in 1972. She performed as a lead singer throughout Europe in an Italian rock band. When returning to America, she travelled through the country as a star with her musical comedy show named “Mama’s Boys”. She settled in the Hollywood industry and she spent nearly four and half years improving her comedy group called “The Groundlings”. In the year 1981, Casandra was gone for the audition for Elvira’s Movie Macabre. She was selected for the audition and played the role of Elvira. Her newly created character became a piece of overnight sensational news.

Casandra Peterson Childhood accomplishment

Casandra was born and brought up in Manhattan, Kansas. In her childhood, she was scorched by boiling water and suffered a lot. At that time she acquired skin grafts to cover her body. Nearly 35 percent of her skin got damaged and in hospital, she spent three months to get cured. This was revealed during one of the interviews and she stated that “She burned severely and felt like a monster herself”.

When Casandra was in elementary school, she has seen her first horror movie called ” House on Haunted Hill”. About her schooling, she went to Palmer High School and graduated in 1969. In her teenage, she worked at a gay bar as a go-go dancer.

Casandra Peterson Awards and Achievements:

  1. She won the “Spirit of Silver Lake Award” at Los Angles Silver Lake Film Festival in 2001.
  2. She obtained the “Vincent Price Award” at Hollywood Horror Festival in 2018.
  3. In 1988, she has got nominated for Best Actress at “Saturn Awards”
  4. She has got suggested for “Raspberry Awards” in 1988 under the genre of Worst Actress
  5. She has received the “Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award” in 2011 for the genre of Favorite Horror Host.

Best known for

Casandra Peterson is best known for her mesmerizing role in “Elvira’s Movie Macabre” as horror hostess Elvira and it expanded her fame throughout Hollywood. For Elvira’s character, she has been nominated for and received many awards.

She is also well known for her animal welfare activities and also doing awareness of HIV prevention.

Casandra Peterson Body Measurements

Height5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
Weight126 lb / 57 kg
Breast Size38 in / 97 cm
Bra Size42 E (US) / 95 E (EU)
Cup SizeE (US)
Body Measurements38-24-35 inches or 97-63-91 cm
Chest Size38 in / 97 cm
Waist Size24 in / 63 cm
Hips Size35 in / 91 cm
Shoe Size9 US
Dress Size10
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorRed
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Interesting facts about Casandra Peterson

  • Casandra has given a photo shoot during her show “Mistress of the Dark”
  • This poster is the preview of the comic book “Elvira in Horrrorland”
  • Animation of Elvira with horror pictured background
  • Tatoo of Elvira shows how famous the character is throughout Hollywood
  • She has rendered an off-screen pose with wicked hair

Casandra Peterson Favorite Things

HobbiesReading, Shopping, and Traveling
Favorite ActorJohnny Depp
Favorite ActressKate Winslet
Favorite FoodItalian Food
Favorite DestinationMiami
Favorite ColorPink

Casandra Peterson pre-relationship

Casandra Peterson married Mark Pierson, a musician in 1981 and soon he was appointed as her personal manager. After some years, they had a daughter named Sadie Pierson and she was born on 12th October 1994. They were divorced on 14th February 2003. She released her biography on 21st September 2021 and later she revealed that she was in a relationship with Teresa wierson from 2002. She started her romantic relationship with her after got broke up with her husband. Peterson was a pure vegetarian for several years and she continues as a semi-vegetarian diet.

Casandra Peterson Family and personal life

Multitalented Casandra began her passion at the younger age of 17. She worked whatever jobs she has at that time. With her hard work and talent, she got the chance of acting in Elvira’s role. Not only she perform in Local L. A, & a nationally syndicated version of the show “Movie Macabre” but also she co-wrote, starred, and produced two feature films named “Elvira: Mistresses of the Dark” in 1988 and “Elvira’s Haunted Hills” in 2001. Casandra’s latest endeavors involve producing, starring, and writing in the reality series namely ” The Search for the Next Elvira in 2007 and “Elvira’s Movie Macabre” in 2010. About her personal life, she married Mark Pierson and got divorced. This couple had one daughter in the year 1994. With her great hard work, she placed her name in the television industry among all other actresses.

Casandra Peterson Personal Info

Full NameCassandra Peterson
NicknameCassandra Peterson
OccupationActress, Writer, Singer
ReligionChristianity
Date of Birth17 September 1951 (age 70 years)
BirthplaceManhattan, Kansas, United States
Zodiac SignVirgo
Father NameDale Peterson
SpouseMark Pierson (m. 1981–2003)
ChildrenSadie Pierson

Frequently Asked Question

What is the net worth of Cassandra Peterson?

The net worth of Cassandra Peterson is around 3 million US dollars.

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What are her sources of income?

As an actress, she has earned huge income from the entertainment field for over five years

How much is Cassandra Peterson educated?

She had ended her high schooling at general William J. Palmer High School. Afterward, she got her graduation in 1969 and completed her additional graduation at Palmer High School.

How many children does Cassandra Peterson have?

She has one daughter named Sadie.

How old is Cassandra Peterson?

She is 70 years old as of 2021

Does Cassandra Peterson smoke?

There are no smoking pictures during her acting. In real life, she doesn’t smoke because she likes to lead a healthy life.

Controversies of Cassandra Peterson

Recently, she was revealed that while she was attending a party at Wilt Chamberlain’s house, she had been sexually assaulted by Wilt Chamberlain in the 1970s

Assets of Cassandra Peterson

In the year 2012, Cassandra Peterson bought a home for $ 925,000 in Los Angeles.

Prior to this, she sold her old property for $ 1.7 million to Brad Pitt in 1994.

Does she own any brand?

No, she doesn’t own any brand

Cassandra Peterson Social Media Profiles

Cassandra Peterson Movies List

  • 1971 – Diamonds are Forever
  • 1972 – Roma
  • 1974 – The Working Girls
  • 1978 – Fantasy Island
  • 1980 – Coast to Coast, Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie
  • 1981 – King of the Mountain
  • 1981,86,10,11 – Elvira’s Movie Macabre
  • 1982 – Jekyll and Hyde… Together Again, CHiPs
  • 1983 – The Sting II, Stroker Ace, Fantasy Island, Balboa
  • 1985 – Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, ThrillerVideo
  • 1986 – Echo Park, Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold, WrestleMania 2, Elvira’s Halloween Special
  • 1988 – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
  • 1989 – The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, NWA Halloween Havoc 1989 promo
  • 1990 – NWA Halloween Havoc 1990 promo
  • 1991 – Ted & Venus, WCW Halloween Havoc 1991 promo
  • 1992 – The Ketchup Vampires, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose
  • 1993 – The Elvira Show
  • 1993,95 – Helicopters with Elvira
  • 1996 – Space Ghost Coast to Coast, It’s My Party
  • 1997 – Nash Bridges, Draw Your Own Toons, Elvira’s Ghost Stories Spooktacular, The Martin Short Show, The Howard Stern Radio Show
  • 2000 – Bride of Monster Mania
  • 2001 – Scares & Dares, Elvira’s Haunted Hills
  • 2004 – E! True Hollywood Story, Monsterama: A Tribute to Horror Hosts, Elvira’s Box of Horrors, I Love the ’80s
  • 2005 – I Love the Holidays, I Love the ’80s 3-D, Playboy Presents: Hef’s Halloween, TV1
  • 2006 – Red Riding Hood, The Secret Life of Superfans, Vampira: The Movie, I Love the ’70s: Volume 2, Living in TV Land – Sherman Hemsley, Elvira’s Movie Macabre, The Girls Next Door
  • 2007 – The Search for the Next Elvira
  • 2009 – The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, Medium, Pain
  • 2010 – All About Evil, Elvira’s Not a Witch
  • 2011 – Last Man Standing, Oddities
  • 2012 – RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars, Counting Cars, Rewind This!
  • 2013 – Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas, First Period
  • 2013,17 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012 TV series
  • 2014 – Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films, 13 Nights of Elvira
  • 2015 – Halloween Wars
  • 2016 – LEGO Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood, Halloween Wars, Talking Dead
  • 2017 – Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • 2018 – Hollywood Weapons: Fact or Fiction?, Storage Wars Halloween “Scariest Lockers” Special
  • 2019 – RuPaul’s Drag Race, In Search of Darkness, Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island, Halloween Wars
  • 2020 – To Tell the Truth, JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales, Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo!, In Search of Darkness: Part II
  • 2021 – Elvira’s 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special Special, The Goldbergs, Netflix and Chills with Dr. Elvira
  • 2021,22 – Dota: Dragon’s Blood

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