Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the '80s romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," died on July 6 at the age of 43.

TMZ confirmed the news of her death, reporting that she passed away at her home in Greeley, CO.

After hitting teen idol status with her co-star Patrick Dempsey, Peterson left the entertainment industry in 1994 and moved back to reside in her hometown.

In addition to "Love," Peterson also appeared in the 1985 sci-fi film "Explorers," opposite Ethan Hawke and the late River Phoenix.
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