Amanda Peterson Showbiz Star Pass Away at 43

Another star leave the industry leaving the fans behind, the great actor Amanda Peterson has left the world at the age of 43. This is a big tragedy in the showbiz as Amanda Peterson who is the star of the flick “Can’t Buy Me Love” had died at her home in Greeley, Colorado.

Amanda Peterson Showbiz Star Pass Away at 43

Media has covered the event with inordinate admiration and courtesy. They spoke with Peterson’s father who expresses us the family hadn’t got in touch with Amanda since July 3rd and became worried. Her body was in the end discovered in her home on July 5.

This could raise many suspicions as for cause of death is not yet known. Peterson’s father tells that they don’t know the official cause of death. Amanda Peterson was best known for her role in the romantic comedy opposite Patrick Dempsey in 1987 died Sunday in Greeley, Colo.

Conferring to the Associated Press she was found unaccompanied at an apartment complex. She had some illness and a sleep apnea problem that may have contributed.

According to the Media:

Peterson had been facing with numerous medical problems over the past 2 years counting pneumonia, sinusitis and sleep apnea. She was going through a lot. Peterson’s father also says she had been living in a home with fungus issues but enthused out about a year ago.

Seeing into the history, in the film Peterson played the role of cheerleader Cindy Mancini whom Dempsey’s character pays to posture as his girlfriend so he create social inroads at their Arizona high school.

She also performed in films comprising Joe Dante’s 1985 effort “Explorers” and the “The Lawless Land” in 1988. And next year “Listen to Me” in 1989 become famous and her final screen recognition was for the 1994 feature “Wind runner.”

Peterson also had TV credits, including the 1986 NBC miniseries “A Year in the Life,” which paved the way for a series of the same name in 1987-88 in which she appeared in all 22 episodes playing Sunny Sisk.

She also guested on “Doogie Howser, M.D.” and appeared in the telepics “Hell Hath No Fury” and “Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories.”

Having a look at her past, Peterson was born in Greeley and made her first break through on big screen appearance in John Huston’s version of the musical “Annie” when she was 9. We can say that she retired earlier from show business and had been twice married.

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  • This is truly tragic, I liked her character in “Can’t buy me love” she had this certain beauty that was very appealing. It reminds me of other actresses that have left this earth too soon. May she rest in peace. My condolences to the family