Peterson made her film debut in a classic, the rendition of Annie. She was cast as a dancing extra, but the role launched her career: After the musical's debut, she began racking up film and television credits throughout the '80s. After Annie , an year-old Peterson earned a guest spot on the sitcom Silver Spoons. It was the first of a few television roles — she also appeared on Doogie Howser, M. Dempsey Tweeted his sadness at the death of his costar, writing, "In my memory, she will always be vibrant and young. Gone too soon.
By Dailymail. Fashioned as a sexy biker chick and straddling a motorcycle in an empty car park, Amanda Peterson stares vacantly into the lens of a camera in what would subsequently become her final photoshoot. The tragic actress - who fled Hollywood in following the film 'Windrunner', having shot to fame as a teen rom com favorite - was found dead at her Colorado apartment on Sunday, aged Police do not suspect foul play and her mother has now said she was dead for two days before the body was discovered. These photos - obtained by The Daily Mail Online and believed to be the last professional shoot Peterson took part in - were taken in , showing the former 80's bombshell in thigh-high leather boots posing with a snake and in different custom cars. In the grungy images, the mother-of-two is all-but unrecognizable to fresh-faced Cindy Mancini, the Arizona cheerleader she played in 's 'Can't Buy Me Love' - a role that would make her a superstar. Scroll down for video. Tragic: This is believed to be the last photoshoot of failed actress Amanda Peterson, who was found dead at her Colorado home on Sunday night.
Happy Birthday to Amanda Peterson from Admin!! She would have been 46 today if she were still alive. Prayers and thoughts for her family! I know this is not directly about Amanda, but it should be posted here since Corey Haim, Corey Fieldman, and Amanda knew one another when they were young actors in Hollywood, and they all three allegedly suffered from sexual abuse by unknown perpetrators working in Hollywood. I often wonder if Amanda's drug abuse started around the time she meet Corey Haim, and Corey Fieldman since it was drugs that also help destroy their career. I never had any knowledge of Corey Haim, Core So you see, it was not the drugs that first destroyed their careers, but the sexual abuse that likely caused them to turn to drugs to escape the shame of what had happened to them.
Amanda Peterson poses in at a Greeley event where she volunteered to do hair and makeup for models. She had started writing an autobiography. She had a story to tell. Peterson was winning acting awards, as well as earning TV and movie roles. Instead, the former actress was found dead July 5 alone in her apartment by Greeley police who had been called to check on her when she missed a family dinner. Friends and family indicated she never successfully bridged her two lives, Hollywood teen star and Colorado adult. Peterson, said. It is a blessing she is now at peace.