Amanda Peterson (1971 - 2015), USA

Amanda Peterson (1971 - 2015), USA

"Can't Buy Me Love" star Amanda Peterson's cause of death was accidental acute morphine toxicity, the Weld County, Colorado coroner's office told People magazine. Peterson died at 43 on July 3rd, 2015, and was found in her home on July 5th.  Peterson had not acted since 1994, when she appeared in Windrunners, but none of her roles were as well-known as Cindy in 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, opposite Patrick Dempsey.

'Can't Buy Me Love' star Amanda Peterson's cause of death was an overdose

"Can't Buy Me Love" star Amanda Peterson's cause of death was accidental acute morphine toxicity, the Weld County, Colorado coroner's office told People magazine. Peterson died at 43 on July 3rd, 2015, and was found in her home on July 5th. Peterson had not acted since 1994, when she appeared in Windrunners, but none of her roles were as well-known as Cindy in 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, opposite Patrick Dempsey.

Amanda Peterson's Mom Remembers Their Last Day Together: She Was in 'Very Good Spirits'

Amanda Peterson's Mom Remembers Their Last Day Together: She Was in 'Very Good Spirits'

Amanda Peterson, 43, American actress (Can't Buy Me Love, Explorers, Annie)

Amanda Peterson, 43, American actress (Can't Buy Me Love, Explorers, Annie)

Amanda Peterson, 'Can't Buy Me Love' Star, Dead At Age 43

Amanda Peterson, 'Can't Buy Me Love' Star, Dead At Age 43

Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson in Can’t Buy Me Love, 1987.  My friends and I watched this over and over and over.

Amanda Peterson in Can’t Buy Me Love, 1987. My friends and I watched this over and over and over.

Can't buy me love amanda peterson patrick dempsey smile photo or poster

Details about CAN'T BUY ME LOVE AMANDA PETERSON PATRICK DEMPSEY SMILE PHOTO OR POSTER

Can't buy me love amanda peterson patrick dempsey smile photo or poster

So sad. Amanda Peterson, 43, the actress best known for her role in Can't Buy Me Love, was found dead at her Colorado home. R.I.P.

So sad. Amanda Peterson, 43, the actress best known for her role in Can't Buy Me Love, was found dead at her Colorado home. R.I.P.

'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Amanda Peterson passed away July 6th at her home in Greeley, CO. - Image Attribution Unavailable

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

'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Amanda Peterson passed away July 6th at her home in Greeley, CO. - Image Attribution Unavailable

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