Molly Ringwald is an American actress. She is best known for her performances in John Hughes teen films Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. She has also starred in the films The Pick-up Artist, Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story, The Stand, Fresh Horses, For Keeps, and Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade. Her notable television appearances include: The Facts of Life, The Stand, Townies, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Raising Expectations, and Riverdale. She is also known for being a member of the acting Brat Pack of the 1980s and was ranked number 1 on VH1″s 100 Greatest Teen Stars. Born Molly Kathleen Ringwald on February 18, 1968 in Roseville, California, to parents Adele Edith and Robert Ringwald, she is of German, English, and Swedish descent. She has two siblings, Kelly and Beth, and an older brother who died before she was born. Molly”s first acting break was as Kate in the West Coast production of “Annie”. She married Panio Gianopoulos in 2007. They have one daughter, Mathilda Ereni, and twins, Roman Stylianos and Adele Georgiana. She was previously married to Valery LameignÃ¨re.
Molly Kathleen Ringwald Personal Details
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Molly Kathleen Ringwald
Date of Birth:
18 February 1968
Roseville, California, USA
Race / Ethnicity:
White (German, English, and Swedish)
Occupation / Job(s):
Actress, Singer, Author
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Molly Kathleen Ringwald Family Details
Robert Scott “Bob” Ringwald (Blind Jazz Pianist)
Adele Edith Ringwald (Chef and housewife)
Beth Ringwald (Older Sister) (Actress), Kelly Ringwald (Older Brother) Others: Ferman Verneal Ringwald (Paternal Grandfather), Aloha Deon Jenson (Paternal Grandmother), George Herbert Frembd (Maternal Grandfather), Edith Adele Ryer (Maternal Grandmother)
Mathilda Ereni Gianopoulos (Daughter) (b. October 22, 2003), Roman Stylianos Gianopoulos (Son) (b. July 10, 2009), Adele Georgiana Gianopoulos (Daughter) (b. July 10, 2009)
Molly Kathleen Ringwald Body Measurements
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36-28-37 in (91.5-71-94 cm)
36 inches (91.5 cm)
28 inches (71 cm)
37 inches (74 cm)
Molly Kathleen Ringwald Education
Lycee FranÃ§ais de Los AngelesLycee FranÃ§ais de Los Angeles
Molly Kathleen Ringwald Brand Endorsements
In 1982, Molly appeared in a TV commercial for Raisins from California.
She has also lent her voice to the TV commercial for Brawny paper towels.
Her religious views arenâ€™t known.
Best Known For
Having appeared in a series of commercially successful John Hughes films such as Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink.
Being cast in the role of Anne Juergens in the ABC drama series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Having played the role of Frannie Goldsmith in the ABC horror drama miniseries, The Stand, which was based on Stephen Kingâ€™s novel of the same name.
Molly Kathleen Ringwald Interesting Facts
*She was born on February 18, 1968 in Roseville, California, USA. *She began her acting career at the age of five in a stage production of Alice In Wonderland. *She graduated from the Lycee FranÃ§ais de Los Angeles. *She was one of the eight original core members of the 1980s â€˜Brat Pack” along with Judd Nelson, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Anthony Michael Hall, Ally Sheedy, Emilio Estevez and Andrew McCarthy. *She is fluent in French. *She”s childhood friend of Adam Carolla. *Visit her official website: www.iammollyringwald.com