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Molly Ringwald


Molly Ringwald was born in Roseville, California, to Adele Edith (Frembd), a chef, and Robert Ringwald, a blind jazz pianist. Her ancestry includes German, English, and Swedish. She released an album at the age of 6 entitled, "I Wanna Be Loved By You, Molly Sings". She is the youngest daughter of Bob Ringwald, the blind jazz pianist. At age five ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles Samantha
(1984)
The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club Claire Standish
(1985)
Pretty in Pink
(1986)

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 2016 King Cobra
Amy
 2015 Bad Night
The Collector
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie
Flight Attendant
 2001 Cowboy Up
Connie
 2000 In the Weeds
Chloe
 2000 The Giving Tree
Penelope
 2000/I Cut
Vanessa Turnbill / Chloe
 1999 Kimberly
Nancy
 1999 Requiem for Murder
Anne Winslow
 1997 Office Killer
Kim Poole
 1996 Bastard Brood
Susan
 1994 Seven Sundays
Janet Gifford
 1993 Face the Music
Lisa Hunter
 1987 The Pick-up Artist
Randy Jensen
 1987 King Lear
Cordelia (uncredited)
 1987 P.K. and the Kid
P.K. Bayette
 1982 Tempest
Miranda
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Other Works:

Album: "Except Sometimes". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 13 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on Liza Minnelli's determination] It's part of her family history - she's a Hollywood royal. So when you think of Sally Bowles, you immediately think of Liza because she was a character who so desperately wanted to come out on top after facing back-to-back betrayal. See more »

Trivia:

Childhood friend of Adam Carolla. See more »

Trademark:

Roles in John Hughes' teen films (Pretty in Pink (1986), Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), etc.) See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Why was John Hughes furious at her? rachel-marie44
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