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Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson (born July 8, 1971 in Greeley, Colorado) is an actress who gained much fame during the late 1980s, when she portrayed Cindy Mancini, a Tucson, Arizona high-school student, in the movie Can't Buy me Love.

Peterson and co-star Patrick Dempsey obtained teen idol status after the release of the 1987 movie. Prior to that, Peterson had a starring role in The Explorers, and she also acted with Robert De Niro. Amanda Peterson and Patrick Dempsey subsequently appeared on covers of teen magazines such as Tiger Beat, Teen Beat and many others for a considerable amount of time.

Peterson went on to make other movies, none of which have achieved the box-office success of Can't Buy me Love. She has acted in about 16 different movies and television shows.

Peterson's father is a doctor who specializes in otolaryngology.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Amanda Peterson Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 8, 1971 (46)
SignCancer
BirthplaceGreeley, Colorado, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Amanda Peterson compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Not available.