Curvy Mistress of the Dark who hosted classic horror films on TV. Along with her Elvira roles, she has appeared in Lost City of Gold and Pee-wee's Big Adventure.
She performed as a go-go dancer at a local gay bar.
Although her characters tended to be Gothic, she also played witty, valley girl roles.
She was married to Mark Pierson from 1981 to 2003 and the couple had a daughter named Sadie together.
She had a small part in Diamonds are Forever with