Amanda Peterson has died. Best known for her role in Can’t buy Me Love as Cindy Mancini alongside Patrick Dempsey was found at her Greely, Colorado home on Sunday dead. Apparently the police found her around six p.m. when they responded to a well-being call. She was just a teen when she gained fame with her famous role, in 1994 she decided to leave Hollywood and move back to Greely where she had exchanged vows with her second husband, they had two children together.
According to her father, the forty-three-year-old had suffered some medical issues including pneumonia, sinusitis and sleep apnea.
She played cheerleader Cindy Mancini, whom Dempsey‘s character paid to pose as his girlfriend.
Police are investigating her death and an autopsy is being completed
Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says Peterson was found dead at an apartment complex Sunday. She was alone, and an investigation into her death is ongoing. No other information was released.
Also, Peterson was just nine years old when she starred in the adaptation of the play “Annie,” and the film “Windrunner,”