The legendary actress of '80s Amanda Peterson died at her early age of 43 on 3rd July, 2015. She was a star of her time. She is very well known for her role of "Cindy Mancini" in a comedy film 'Can't Buy Me Love' released in 1987. Peterson was born on 8th of July, 1971 in Greeley, Colorado, United States. She was a multi-talented actress filled with versatility in the roles she did. She was born to Dr. James Peterson and Sylvia Peterson as Plyllis Amanda Peterson. She has two older brother and sister. She made her first stage debut at the age of 7 as Gretl. She was very talented in acting from her younger age, when she was 8 she won a role in a musical film 'Annie'. She appeared as a dancing substitute in 'Annie'. She has also acted in NBC's TV series 'Boone'.
She went to Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont after her graduation. She also attended University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and Colorado State University in Fort Collins Colorado. She was a brilliant student and fast learner, who could get adopted in any environments.
Her acting career started in 1985 when she won a role in her starting film 'Explorers'. She also did the miniseries 'A Year in the Life' in 1985. This miniseries was the third-highest rated miniseries of year 1986-1987 in Unites States. It was rated 16.9 out of 27, later it was adapted for a television series. She won Young Artist Award for Best young Artist by a television drama series in year1987. She also started teen comedy 'Can't Buy Me Love' with Patrick Dempsey in the same year. This movie was the super hit of its time and Peterson and Dempsey received Teen Idol status. Their posters and photo were published on the covers of some popular magazines of that time like: Teen Beat and Tiger Beat. She appeared in other films like 'Listen to Me' in 1989 and had a guest appearance in movie 'Doogie Howser', 'M.D' in 1990. She was featured in more than fifty television commercials during her career.
was featured in more than fifty television commercials during her career.
She was a charming and lovable person in Hollywood who made her audience laugh and have fun with her great talents. Amanda had a height of 5 feet and 4 inches.She has an estimated net worth of $300 Thousand, her salary is unknown. She could catch eyes of any men when she flaunt her sexy legs with bare feet.
While talking about her personal life Peterson left Hollywood in year 1994. She was unseen and hiden all these years. She however briefly modeled for a photographer of Colorado in year 2012. She was married twice and had two children's. Her first husband was Joshep Robert Skutvik. Joshep and Peterson filed divorce in year 1999, reason behind their divorce is assumed to be her drug habits, but no any official evidence are brought in front. After nine years of her first unsucessful marriage she was married to David Hartley in 2008.
Before her 44th birthday she was found dead in her apartment situated in Greeley, Colorado; with an unknown cause on July 3rd 2015 in 6 at evening. Mandy was kind hearten and humerus person, she always used to make people smile and laugh who are sad. Its been reported that Mandy few days before her death visited a friend and talked about idea of writing autobiography and blog. She was going to start write her own biography. Mandy was around 5 times arrested for her drug habits in between years 2000 to 2012. She is believed to be clean these years and Greeley police department are not suspecting drug as her means for death. Details on her untimely death has not been raveled yet. Her mother in an interview with Entertainment Tonight mentioned she had problem with drugs in her younger age but she was drug free when she died, drug wasn't the cause of Peterson death.
We lost our Mandy and we all pray her soul to rest in peace. She was very loving person and indeed non of her fans can ever forget her. We believe Amanda is among us in our hearts and
|Birth Date||8 July, 1971|
|Husband||David Hartley (m.2008)|
|Divorce||Yes (Joshep Robert Skutvik in 1999)|
|Is Gay/Lesbian ?||No|
|Net Worth||$300 Thousand|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Died||3rd July, 2015|