Cassandra Peterson AKA Elvira
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Cassandra Peterson AKA Elvira

at the 2012 Stan Lees Comikaze Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 15, 2012


Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ-TV wearing a revealing, black, gothiccleavage-enhancing gown as host of Elvira's Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Her wickedly vampish appearance is offset by her comical character, quirky and quick-witted personality, and Valley girl-type speech.


The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is a convention center in the southwest portion of downtown Los Angeles. The LACC hosts annual events such as the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Anime Expo, and is best known to video game fans as host to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as E3. Its newest major events are the Primetime Emmy Awards' Governors Ball, Microsoft WPC, Abilities Expo, and frequent TV show and movie filmings (notably as a spaceport for Starship Troopers and used for the climactic fight scene in Rush Hour).

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