Amanda Peterson

Movie Actress

Birthday July 8, 1971

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Greeley, CO

DEATH DATE Jul 3, 2015 (43)

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'80s child star who appeared in Can't Buy Me Love, Explorers, and Annie.

Before Fame

She made her acting debut at age 11 in a 1982 episode of Father Murphy.


She had adult roles in the films Listen to Me and Windrunner.

Family Life

She had two children with her second husband, David Hartley, after getting divorced from first husband, Joseph Robert Skutvik, in 1999. On July 3, 2015 she died of an accidental drug overdose.

Associated With

She had a recurring television role opposite John Dye during the 1993 season of Jack's Place.