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.
Amanda Peterson Facts
|Birthday||July 8, 1971 (47)|
|Birthplace||Greeley, Colorado, USA|
|Height||5' 4" (1m63) How tall is Amanda Peterson compared to you?|