Top 5000
Down 111 this week

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 »

And the Independent Spirit Award Nominees Are ...

Nominations for the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced Tuesday, with Carol leading the pack with six nominations. Visit our Awards Central section for the full list of nominations.

See all the nominees

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 people
created 04 Aug 2011
a list of 25 images
created 07 Sep 2011
a list of 21 people
created 21 Sep 2011
a list of 30 people
created 31 Aug 2012
a list of 28 people
created 6 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Molly Ringwald's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For


To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actress: Movie (29 credits)
 2015 Bad Night
The Collector
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie
Flight Attendant
 2001 Cowboy Up
 2000 In the Weeds
 2000 The Giving Tree
 2000/I Cut
Vanessa Turnbill / Chloe
 1999 Kimberly
 1999 Requiem for Murder
Anne Winslow
 1997 Office Killer
Kim Poole
 1996 Bastard Brood
 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
Show Show Actress: TV (23 credits)
Show Show Actress: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Actress: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Music department: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (55 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (3 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in "Cabaret" at New York City's Studio 54 (December 2001-January 2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

| | See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think I was blessed to be given the opportunity to be in those [Brat Pack] movies. I think they're great movies, and I'm proud of my work in them. But on the other hand, to talk about something I did so long ago when I have continued to work and do other things is a little tiring. I just get bored. I keep going back to those movies when I don't have anything new to say about them. See more »


Ranked #17 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars." See more »


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

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Happy Birthday mjhayde-95-50666
Why was John Hughes furious at her? rachel-marie44
Really considered a star? aRealCoolGuy
She should be on 2 and a Half Men cairnspitz
She always looks kinda shocked doesn't she? Komadori
sexiest character rmcjveatch
Discuss Molly Ringwald on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page