A Friend to Die For

original title "Death of a Cheerleader"


Based on the real-life story of the 1984 murder of Kirsten Costas, the film centers on Angela Delvecchio (Kellie Martin), a shy, lower-class high school girl who longs to become friends with popular girl Stacy Lockwood (Tori Spelling).

After Stacy harshly rejects Angela, Angela snaps and she ends up killing Stacy. As the authorities investigate Stacy's murder, Angela remains quiet about it, but when the guilt starts getting to her, she decides to come clean & confess and the revelation of Stacy's which shocks the community.


  • Tori Spelling as Stacy Lockwood
  • Kellie Martin as Angela Delvecchio
  • Valerie Harper as Mrs. Delvecchio
  • Andy Romano as Joe Delvecchio
  • Christa Miller as Teresa Delvecchio
  • Tom O'Rourke as Mr. Lockwood
  • Marnie Andrews as Mrs. Lockwood
  • Marley Shelton as Jamie Hall
  • Valerie Harper as Mrs. Delvecchio
  • Margaret Langrick as Jill Anderson
  • Terry O'Quinn as Principal Ed Saxe
  • Andy Romano as Joe Delvecchio
  • Eugene Roche as the Priest
  • James Avery as Agent Gilwood
  • Jenna Leigh Green as Meridith Ladd
  • Brittney Powell as Head Cheerleader
  • Kathryn Morris as Monica Whitley
  • Robyn Bliley as Courtney Clay

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