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Molly Ringwald (born Molly Kathleen Ringwald 18.02.68) is an American actress, singer and author, known for her work on 'The Breakfast Club' and 'Pretty In Pink'.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Molly Ringwald has a net worth of 11 million USD.

Childhood: Molly Ringwald was born in Roseville, California, to Adele Edith and Robert Scott Ringwald - a blind jazz pianist. She was born after the death of her older brother, but had two sisters: Beth and Kelly. She studied at Lycée Français de Los Angeles, and became fluent in French at a young age. She went ahead and started her acting career at the age of five, appearing as the dormouse in a stage production of 'Alice Through the Looking Glass'. The following year, she and her father's band, Fulton Street Jazz Band, recorded the song 'I Wanna Be Loved by You'.

Career: Molly Ringwald appeared in a West Coast production of 'Annie' in 1978 at the age of 10. The following year, she took part in the television series 'Diff'rent Strokes', and was chosen to transition with other members of the cast into the spin-off show, 'Facts of Life'. A large portion of the main cast, including Ringwald, were removed from the show at the beginning of the second season. In 1980, she was included in two Disney albums: a patriotic album called 'Yankee Doodle Mickey', and a Christmas album.

In 1982, Ringwald appeared in the film 'Tempest', and was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance. In 1984, Ringwald stared in her break-out-role in the film 'Sixteen Candles'. Due to her admittance to the 80s child actors group known as 'The Brat Pack', Ringwald appeared in the 1985 film 'The Breakfast Club'. The following year, Ringwald stared in 'Pretty In Pink'. Ringwald stated that she was wanting to transition into more mature roles, and (after several cancelled productions), she appeared in the film 'The Pick-up Artist' in 1987.

The following year, she appeared in the film 'For Keeps', before going on to work on 'Fresh Horses'. In the early 1990s, she turned down a number of high-profile roles and moved to Paris, putting her knowledge of the French language to work, and star in various French films. She also occasionally returned to the US to appear in various television series. In 2000, she appeared in a cameo role in the film 'Not Another Teen Movie'. In 2013, Ringwald released a jazz album, 'Except Sometimes', and appeared in the 2014 Christmas film, 'Wishin' and Hopin''. In the same year, she began writing and advice column for 'The Guardian' newspaper.

Personal Life: On 28th July 1999, Molly Ringwald married French writer Valéry Lameignère, although they divorced in 2002. In 2007, Ringwald married Greek-American writer Panio Gianopoulos, after they had a child together, Mathilda, in 2003. In 2009, Ringwald gave birth to twins, Adele and Roman.



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Molly Ringwald - 'The Breakfast Club' screening held at The Paramount Theater during SXSW in Austin - Arrivals at Paramount - Austin, Texas, United States - Monday 16th March 2015

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Molly Ringwald - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the premiere of Disney's "Cinderella" The premiere was held at at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 2nd March 2015

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Molly Ringwald - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the premiere of Disney's "Cinderella" The premiere was held at at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 1st March 2015

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'The Breakfast Club' To Return To US Theatres For 30th Anniversary


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It’s been 30 years since John Hughes’ classic The Breakfast Club hit theatres and changed the teen movie landscape. So what better way is there to celebrate the iconic movie’s birthday, than by bringing it back to the cinemas for a whole new generation.

The Breakfast club castThe Breakfast Club cast reunited in 2010

A restored version of the film will be shown in 430 U.S. theatres for two nights on March 26th and 31st beginning at 7:30 p.m. local time, as part of ‘The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary’ celebrations presented by Fathom Events, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and BY Experience.

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Juliette Lewis and Molly Ringwald Join The 'Jem And The Holograms' Movie


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For those of you that still don’t believe a movie adaption of Jem and The Holograms is – or at least will – exist, it just got a whole lot more believable. Deadline is reporting that Juliette Lewis and Molly Ringwald are signed on to star.

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Lewis, the Oscar-nominated star of Natural Born Killers and Due Date, will join the live-action film adaption, which is based on the 1980s cartoon and popular line of toys in a ‘mystery role’, reports the industry site. 

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