"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

Amanda Peterson - Actress best known for "Can't Buy Me Love" (July 1971 - July

Amanda Peterson..."The Can’t Buy Me Love actress suffered from an accidental drug overdose on July 5. She was 43 at the time of her death. "I just think she was a precious person and it's a big loss,” Peterson’s mother, Sylvia, told Us."...Absolutely loved her in this movie!

Amanda Peterson, who starred opposite Patrick Dempsey in the 1987 romantic comedy Can't Buy Me Love, was found dead at her Colorado home over the weekend, her mother Sylvia confirmed to ET.

Amanda Peterson's Family Bids Farewell to Tragic Can't Buy Me Love Star with Emotional Tribute Video| Death, Tributes, Can't Buy Me Love, Movie News, Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson Remembered by Family at Memorial with Tribute Video

Amanda Peterson's Family Bids Farewell to Tragic Can't Buy Me Love Star with Emotional Tribute Video

"Can't Buy Me Love" (1987) ...classic!

The Cast Of "Can't Buy Me Love" Then And Now

~Can't Buy Me Love 1987 ~Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Seth Green, Courtney Gains & Tina Caspary

Drew Barrymore, Trey Ames, Amanda Peterson, and Corey Haim || 1987

Drew Barrymore, Trey Ames, Amanda Peterson, and Corey Haim

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

My all time favorite! '"Can't Buy Me Love" starring Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson'

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