'Pretty in Pink': Where Is Molly Ringwald Today?

Jon Cryer, Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy in "Pretty in Pink"
June 4, 2020 - 11:36 / Administrator User

With her iconic roles in the eighties and nineties, actress Molly Ringwald influenced an entire generation of teenagers and the redhead is still an international household name today and very much in-demand.

Born on February 18, 1968, Molly Ringwald was an idol for many teenagers across the globe. The daughter of blind Jazz pianist Robert Scott Ringwald and his wife Adele, she began her career when she was just five years old starring as "Alice" in Alice in Wonderland in a local stage production. A year later, she recorded a Dixieland Jazz album with her father and his band.

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Jon Cryer and Molly Ringwald in the 1986 comedy drama Pretty in Pink.
Jon Cryer and Molly Ringwald in the 1986 comedy drama Pretty in Pink.

Molly Ringwald: Her work with John Hughes

She is perhaps best known for her roles in Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985) and Pretty in Pink (1986), all of which were directed by John Hughes (†2009) and deal with the trials and tribulations of upper middle class high school life. Molly has also always stayed true to her beginnings and has even starred in productions on Broadway.

Molly Ringwald today
Molly Ringwald today

Molly Ringwald: Her private life

Molly has been happily married to her second husband Panio Gianopoulos since 2007 and they have three children. Their daughter Matilda was born in 2003, and twins Adele and Roman followed in 2009.

Molly Ringwald: What is she up to now?

Molly still works as an actress and last appeared in the series Riverdale, which is based on the popular Archie comic series. Some of her recent film roles include playing "Amy" in King Cobra in 2016 and starring in the thriller Siberia with Keanu Reeves (2018). You can catch her next in The Kissing Booth 2 this year!  

Molly stays active on her official social media accounts and often posts very artsy pictures. Check out some of her recent posts below...

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