Cassandra Peterson Short Bio
Cassandra Peterson is an American actress who was born in Manhattan, Kansas, but then grow up near Randolph then moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado.Peterson is a Virgo and she was revealed that when she was child instead playing with Barbie doll she is more interested to horror themed toys. Peterson was attended General William J. Palmer High School and was graduated in 1969.Instead of continued her study, Peterson then drove herself to Las Vegas, Nevada, and these she became a showgirl in “Viva Les Girls” at The Dunes.
Cassandra Peterson Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||September 17, 1951|
|Age||62 years old|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Hip Size||37 inches|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
|Weight||69 kg or 152 pounds|
Cassandra Peterson Career
After conducting some odd jobs in Vegas, Peterson then decide to move to Italy and she become lead singer of the Italian rock bands I Latins Ochanats and The Snails. She then met director Federico Fellini, that gives her a small role in a 1972 semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film, Roma. Sh then returning to USA and joined toured nightclubs and discos around the country. She then gets another role for the cast of Ginger Grant for the third Gilligan’s Island television movie in 1981. Peterson named gets the wider attention when she was portrayed the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark in Movie Macabre. Her appearance in that movies impress many people and she gets the mostly positive review since then. Peterson also appearing in the cover of Femme Fatales magazine five times and she then reprise her role in Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, in 1988.Peterson then being a guest stars for several shows like The Monster Club, Hammer House of Horror, Thriller among others.
Cassandra Peterson Controversy
Cassandra Peterson known for her role as Elvira which is campy humor, sex appeal, and good-natured self-mockery made her quite popular and special. She is also the activist for animal protector for PETA. Again, she seems made a little controversy when revealed that she lose her virginity to singer Tom Jones and need stitches due Jones’ penis’ size.
Cassandra Peterson Dating
When working as showgirl in “Viva Les Girls” at The Dunes, Peterson met Elvis Presley and she dated him when she was 17.She then dated singer Tom Jones and claimed losing her virginity to him. She then dating and married to personal manager, Mark Pierson, in 1981 but then divorcing him in 2003.
Cassandra Peterson Net Worth
Named as one of host in good ratting and popular TV Show, no wonder then Cassandra Peterson net worth was about $2.5 million.