- Date of Birth:
- February 18, 1968
- 5' 8"
Molly Ringwald (born Molly Kathleen Ringwald on February 18, 1968 in Roseville, California) is an actress, author, singer and dancer. As a member of the “Brat Pack”, the group of actors who appeared together in several coming-of-age films in the 1980s, Ringwald starred in Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink. She has written two books: Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick and When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories. Ringwald will play Mrs. Bailey in the film Jem and the Holograms, due out in Oct. 2015.
Best Known For:
Molly Ringwald is best known for her role as Samantha Baker in Sixteen Candles.
Ringwald first married French writer Valéry Lameignère. Five years after their divorce, Ringwald remarried Greek-American writer and book editor Panio Gianopoulos. They have three children: daughter Matilda, and twins Adele and Roman. When Ringwald starred on the ABCFamily series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, her pregnancy was written into the story.