Molly Ringwald

Born Feb 18, 1968

Molly Kathleen Ringwald is an American actress, singer, dancer, and author. Having appeared in the John Hughes films Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), and Pretty in Pink (1986), Ringwald has been frequently named the greatest teen star of all time. She currently plays Anne Juergens in the ABC Family show The Secret Life of the American Teenager.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born on February 18, 1968.
1978 10 Years Old In 1978, at the age of 10, she was chosen to play Kate in the West Coast production of Annie, performing in Los Angeles.


1979 11 Years Old In 1979, Ringwald appeared in the TV series Diff'rent Strokes and was selected to become a cast member of the spin-off Facts of Life. … Read More
1980 12 Years Old In 1980, Ringwald performed as a lead vocalist on two Disney albums. … Read More


1994 26 Years Old In 1994, she starred in the TV adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand.
1996 28 Years Old In 1996, she played a leading role in the film Malicious as Melissa Nelson, a disturbed woman who has an affair with a college star baseball player. 1996 saw her return to television, starring on the ABC sitcom Townies. … Read More


1998 30 Years Old She starred with Lara Flynn Boyle and Teri Hatcher in the 1998 made for television film Since You've Been Gone.
1999 31 Years Old Ringwald was married to Valery Lameignère, a French writer, in Bordeaux, France, on July 28, 1999; they divorced in 2002.
2000 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, she appeared in an episode of Showtime's The Outer Limits.
2004 36 Years Old In late 2004, she starred in the play Modern Orthodox on Broadway, opposite Jason Biggs and Craig Bierko.
2006 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, she starred in the television film The Wives He Forgot.
2007 39 Years Old She married Panio Gianopoulos, a Greek-American writer and book editor, in 2007. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old Ringwald is currently starring in the ABC Family network's series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, which debuted on July 1, 2008, playing the title teenager's mother. … Read More
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