Amanda Peterson  American Actress

Current Status

Amanda Peterson passed away on 3rd Jul 2015 aged 43.


Amanda Peterson was previously married to David Hartley (1999 - 2015).

She was also in relationships with Joseph Skutvik.


Amanda Peterson is a 43 year old American Actress. Born Phyllis Amanda Peterson on 8th July, 1971 in Greeley, Colorado, USA, she is famous for Can't Buy Me Love in a career that spans 1982–1995. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Amanda Peterson was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with George Gray in Can't Buy Me Love (1987) and Patrick Dempsey in Can't Buy Me Love (1987).

Amanda Peterson is a member of the following lists: 2015 deaths, Actresses from Colorado and 20th-century American actresses.


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Dating History

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Amanda Peterson43 CancerActress
David Hartley-
Joseph Skutvik-


Windrunner1995Julie MooreMovie
Jack's Place1992Elodie RayburnTV Show
Hell Hath No Fury1991Michelle FergusonTV Movie
Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories1991Abigail BaywoodTV Movie
Listen to Me1989Donna LumisMovie
Love and Betrayal1989StephanieTV Movie
Doogie Howser, M.D.1989Bernadette CallenTV Show
The Lawless Land1988DianaMovie
Can't Buy Me Love1987Cindy ManciniMovie
A Year in the Life1987Sunny SiskTV Show
A Year in the Life1986Sunny SiskTV Show
Carly Mills1986Trisha MillsTV Show
Explorers1985Lori SwensonMovie
And the Children Shall Lead1985JennyTV Movie
Best Kept Secrets1984GretchenTV Movie
Boone1983Squirt SawyerTV Show
Annie1982Dancer (as Mandy Peterson)Movie
Silver Spoons1982Sally FrumbelTV Show
Father Murphy1981ElizabethTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (7)

blackockJan 9, 2011

Amnda if you read this i want you to know that i love you soooo much and would love to know your whereabouts please sweetheart :)

Danny coolMay 10, 2008

Bugger dempsey!!..would love her to appear beside me!!!

OmahaGirlMay 1, 2008

If Amanda Peterson appeared in Grey`s Anatomy as a guest can you tell us what episode? Loved her in all her movies and would love to see her continue to perform.

JoeMar 22, 2008

Amanda- where did you go? You appearing on Greys Anatomy with Dempsey one more time would be awesome!

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    Amanda Peterson (born Phyllis Amanda Peterson, July 8, 1971 – July 3, 2015) was an American actress known for her role as Cindy Mancini in the 1987 comedy film Can't Buy Me Love....

    Confirmed Relationships2
    Longest Relationship16 yrs, 6 mths
    Shortest Relationship16 yrs, 6 mths
    Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 3 mths
    First Name Amanda
    Last Name Peterson
    Full Name at Birth Phyllis Amanda Peterson
    Alternative Name Mandy Peterson
    Age 43 (age at death) years
    Birthday 8th July, 1971
    Birthplace Greeley, Colorado, USA
    Died 3rd July, 2015
    Place of Death Greeley, Colorado USA
    Cause of Death Drug Overdose
    Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
    Build Slim
    Hair Color Blonde
    Zodiac Sign Cancer
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Actress
    Occupation Actress
    Claim to Fame Can't Buy Me Love
    Year(s) Active 1982–1995, 1982–95
    Official Websites
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