Ally Sheedy

Born Jun 13, 1962

Alexandra Elizabeth "Ally" Sheedy is an American film and stage actress, as well as the author of two books. Following her film debut in 1983's Bad Boys she became known as one of the Brat Pack group of actors in the films The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire. She is also known for her roles in WarGames, Short Circuit and High Art, for which she received critical acclaim.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ally Sheedy.


1962 Birth Born on June 13, 1962.
1971 9 Years Old Her parents divorced in 1971. … Read More


1975 13 Years Old On June 19, 1975, she appeared on the game show To Tell the Truth in her role as a young writer.
1981 19 Years Old Sheedy started acting in local stage productions as a teenager. After appearing in several made-for-television films in 1981, as well as three episodes of the television series Hill Street Blues, she made her feature film debut in Bad Boys (1983), starring Sean Penn, where she played Penn's humiliated girlfriend. … Read More


1983 21 Years Old …  Following her film debut in 1983's Bad Boys, she became known as one of the Brat Pack group of actors in the films The Breakfast Club (1985) and St. Elmo's Fire (1985). … Read More


1992 30 Years Old On April 12, 1992, Sheedy married actor David Lansbury, the nephew of actress Angela Lansbury and son of Edgar Lansbury, the original producer of Godspell. … Read More
1998 36 Years Old Her most notable film performance during the 1990s was in High Art, an independent film released in 1998 about a romance between two women and the power of art. … Read More
1999 37 Years Old In 1999, Sheedy took over the lead role in the off Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. … Read More


2003 41 Years Old She was reunited with Breakfast Club co-star Anthony Michael Hall when she became a special guest star on his television show The Dead Zone, in the second-season episode "Playing God," from 2003.
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Sheedy has also appeared in the episode "Leapin' Lizards" of C.S.I. in which she played a woman who murdered her boyfriend's wife while mixed up in a cult. On March 3, 2008, Sheedy was introduced as the character Sarah, in the ABC Family show Kyle XY.
2009 47 Years Old In 2009, she played the role of Mr. Yang on the USA Network television show Psych (in the third season finale), a role that she reprised in the fourth season, fifth season, and seventh season finales. … Read More
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