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Amanda Peterson Dead - 'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Dies at 43

Amanda Peterson Dead - 'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Dies at 43

Amanda Peterson has died at the age of 43.

The Can’t Buy Me Love actress’ body was discovered at her home in Greeley, Colorado on Sunday (July 5) after she was not heard from for a few days.

“She had some illness and a sleep apnea problem that may have contributed,” Amanda‘s father revealed to TMZ.

The cause of death has not been determined, but it was known that Amanda had struggled with several medical issues over the past two years, such as pneumonia, sinusitis, and sleep apnea.

Amanda was Patrick Dempsey‘s co-star in Can’t Buy Me Love, in which she played cheerleader Cindy Mancini and also starred in Explorers with Ethan Hawke.

Our thoughts are with Amanda‘s friends and loved ones during this time.

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  • John

    So sad.

    R.I.P.

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 Christopher I. Gomes

    Oh my god. She was so beautiful. I remember her from other kid movies of the 80′s. She was so pretty. So sad. The future is so unknown for all of us. Rest in paradise, my love!!!!!

  • Jess

    Oh no!! I freaking loved that movie as a kid. I must have seen it at least a hundred times. She was so beautiful in it. May she rest in peace.

  • C.R.

    This is so sad. RIP.

  • jane

    oh, i remember that movie. she was cute in it, though i never saw her act again. rip.

  • Stephanie

    loved this movie so sad… RIP