• Molly Ringwald starred in Pretty In Pink
  • She was part of the "Brat Pack"
  • Find out what the actress is doing now

Born on February 18, 1968, Molly Ringwald was an idol for many teenagers across the globe. The daughter of blind Jazz pianist Robert Scott Ringwald and his wife Adele, she began her career when she was just five years old starring as "Alice" in Alice in Wonderland in a local stage production. A year later, she recorded a Dixieland Jazz album with her father and his band.

Molly Ringwald: Her work with John Hughes

She is perhaps best known for her roles in Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), and Pretty in Pink (1986), all of which were directed by John Hughes (†2009) and deal with the trials and tribulations of upper-middle-class high school life.

Molly has also always stayed true to her beginnings and has even starred in productions on Broadway.

Molly Ringwald: Her private life

Molly has been happily married to her second husband Panio Gianopoulos since 2007 and they have three children. Their daughter Matilda was born in 2003, and twins Adele and Roman followed in 2009.

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Molly Ringwald: What is she up to now?

Molly still works as an actress and last appeared in the series Riverdale, which is based on the popular Archie comic series. Some of her recent film roles include playing "Amy" in King Cobra in 2016 and starring in the thriller Siberia with Keanu Reeves (2018), The Kissing Booth 2  (and 3), the series Monster as "Shari Dahmer" (2022), the film Bad Things (2023), and the 2024 series Feud. We look forward to seeing her in whatever she stars in next!