I've got a picture of Jean Gamboa dressed like Elvira...and it always reminds me of Bart - sitting on the tailgate of a truck with that wig on...cause they were gonna play at a bar that the military had been banned from - and Jean gave it to him to wear that night. He sure didn't wanna go in!!
The 41st Sexiest Woman Over 50: Cassandra Peterson
In 1988, when Cassandra Peterson starred in the campy-as-hell feature Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the goth-punk B-horror-movie hostess Peterson created was at the height of her popularity. But before the rest of the country — and world — caught on, Elvira belonged to Southern California. In 1981, Elvira's Movie Macabre launched on local late-night TV after Peterson beat out 200 other...
Elvira Mistress of the Dark ~~ Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress best known for her on-screen horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ wearing a black, gothic, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Movie Macabre