Amanda Peterson (I) (1971–2015)


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Amanda Peterson was born on July 8, in Greeley, Colorado. With a natural beauty, powerful charm and a strong personality this talented and truly gifted actress began her career in film industry at age "nine-and-a-half", with the feature film Annie (1982), directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston. To participate in "Annie", she had to persuade ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 43) in Greeley, Colorado, USA

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Known For

Can't Buy Me Love Cindy Mancini
(1987)
A Year in the Life Sunny Sisk
(1987-1988)
Annie Dancer
(1982)
Explorers Lori Swenson
(1985)

Filmography

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 1994 Windrunner
Julie Moore
 1993 Jack's Place (TV Series)
Elodie Rayburn
- True Love Ways (1993) ... Elodie Rayburn
- Faithful Henry (1993) ... Elodie Rayburn
- Gypsies, Champs and Thieves (1993) ... Elodie Rayburn
- Who Knew? (1993) ... Elodie Rayburn
 1991 Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories (TV Movie)
Abigail Baywood
 1991 Hell Hath No Fury (TV Movie)
Michelle Ferguson
 1990 Fatal Charm (Video)
Valerie
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Bernadette Callen
- Vinnie's Blind Date (1990) ... Bernadette Callen
 1989 Listen to Me
Donna Lumis
 1989 Love and Betrayal (TV Movie)
Stephanie
 1987-1988 A Year in the Life (TV Series)
Sunny Sisk
- Love Mother (1988) ... Sunny Sisk
- Peter Creek Road (1988) ... Sunny Sisk
- The Politics of Being (1988) ... Sunny Sisk
- Glory Days (1988) ... Sunny Sisk
- Common Ground (1988) ... Sunny Sisk
 1988 The Lawless Land
Diana
 1987 Can't Buy Me Love
Cindy Mancini
 1986 Carly Mills (TV Movie)
Trisha Mills
 1986 A Year in the Life (TV Mini Series)
Sunny Sisk
- Christmas '86 (1986) ... Sunny Sisk
- Springtime/Autumn (1986) ... Sunny Sisk
- The First Christmas (1986) ... Sunny Sisk
 1985 Explorers
Lori Swenson
 1985 And the Children Shall Lead (TV Movie)
Jenny
 1983-1984 Boone (TV Series)
Squirt Sawyer
- The Runaway (1984) ... Squirt Sawyer
- The Front Line (1984) ... Squirt Sawyer
- Hard to Get (1984) ... Squirt Sawyer
- Words and Music (1983) ... Squirt Sawyer
- The Auction (1983) ... Squirt Sawyer
 1984 Best Kept Secrets (TV Movie)
Gretchen
 1982 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Sally Frumbel
- Takin' a Chance on Love (1982) ... Sally Frumbel
 1982 Annie
Dancer (as Mandy Peterson)
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Matthew and Elizabeth (1982) ... Elizabeth
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Sunday, June 3, 2012) Amanda Peterson participated in a beautiful photo shoot produced by KR "Kasha-Ryan" Productions, made on location in Greeley, Colorado.

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mandy Peterson

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

David Hartley  (her death)  (2 children) | See more »


Relatives:

Ann-Marie Peterson (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

It is funny you know, you spend 12 years of your life learning about things and about life, but they never really tell you how hard life really is. See more »

Trivia:

When Amanda Peterson was 15 years old she suffered a traumatizing rape by a 27 year old man, which her family chose not to disclose until after her death. See more »

Nickname:

Mandy

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