Amanda Peterson was known for her role as Cindy Mancini in the 1987 comedy film Can't Buy Me Love. She began acting at an early age and acted in about 50 commercials by age 14.
Phyllis Amanda Peterson was born in Greeley, Colorado in 1971. She was the youngest daughter of Dr. James Peterson and Sylvia. Peterson began acting as a child and used the name Amanda Peterson. She also used the name "Mandy Peterson" at the beginning of her career. Amanda Peterson was shot to fame with film, Can’t Buy Me Love.