Celebrities You Thought Were Long Gone But Are Still Alive Today!

Cassandra Peterson – 70, Born in 1951

The legendary Elvira, Mistress of Dark is actually a Kansas Native named Cassandra Peterson. She rose to fame on the Los Angeles television station KHJ-TV hosting “Elvira’s Movie Macabre.” Throughout her career, she’s mostly starred in spooky projects such as “Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks,” “All About Evil” and “In Search of Darkness.”

She was also seen in several non-macabre roles in films like “Shoplifters of the World” and the animated series “Dota: Dragon’s Blood.” Although she’s not as much in the limelight as she once used to be, Peterson is still active.