Molly Ringwald Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


20th June 2016

Quote: "After my first movie I showed up two months late to seventh grade, and all of my friends had abandoned me. I had no friends at all, which was very, very painful. I felt completely isolated. Boys were always too shy to come up to me. If I wanted to go out with anyone, I always had to make the first move. I don't think, in my entire life, anyone has ever made the first move." Molly Ringwald star of 1980s teen movies Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles, complains about her Hollywood success, revealing it was hard for her to make friends and date boys.


14th October 2014

Fact: Former child star Molly Ringwald is helping to revive beloved children's cartoon character Rainbow Brite by signing up to voice main antagonist The Dark Princess. The actress joins Hannah Montana's Emily Osment as the titular character on the revamped series, about a young girl with magical powers who strives to save Rainbowland from evil forces. The revamped show will begin streaming on online service Feeln next month (Nov14), 30 years after the original Tv series premiered.


20th May 2014

Fact: Breakfast Club star Molly Ringwald is heading back to the 1980s to star in director Jon M. Chu's film adaptation of hit animated show Jem & The Holograms. She'll star opposite Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau, Juliette Lewis and Hayley Kiyoko in the movie.


15th April 2013

Quote: "I just showed my nine-year-old daughter Pretty in Pink for the first time last week. Getting to experience it through her, and what she’s starting to go through now in school - with cliques, popularity and all that stuff - I really see what a profound effect those movies can have on someone." Actress Molly Ringwald revisits one of her coming-of-age classic movies with her daughter.


15th April 2013

Quote: "People forget that they’re movies that took three months to film 25, 27 years ago. Do you still talk to everyone you hung out with for three months when you were 15, 16 years old? But, because the films are so popular, people assume we see each other all the time." Molly Ringwald insists the members of the 1980s' Brat Pack don't spend a lot of time with each other.


10th April 2013

Tweet: "First gig in La and just realized I forgot my dress. Anyone in the Los Feliz area have a spare little black dress size six?" Actress-turned-singer Molly Ringwald reached out to fans for wardrobe help ahead of her gig in Los Angeles on Tuesday (09Apr13).


28th March 2013

Quote: "It's the only contemporary song on the album and I think it has a special place in my heart because of my past and it's dedicated to John Hughes on the album." Actress/singer Molly Ringwald has dedicated her new jazzy version of Simple Mind's The Breakfast Club theme Don't You (Forget About Me) to the film's late director John Hughes.


11th June 2012

Fact: Actress Molly Ringwald served as the Grand Marshall at the Gay Pride Parade in Los Angeles on Sunday (10Jun12).


26th April 2012

Quote: "I drink the blood of Kristen Stewart." The Breakfast Club star Molly Ringwald jokes about her secret to looking young during an Internet chat.


4th May 2011

Quote: "It's very difficult trying to explain who Osama bin Laden was to a seven year old... Harry Potter became very useful. I said he was kinda like Voldemort, in a way... She disagreed and said he was really much more like Sirius Black before everyone finds out that he's good - because nobody actually goes looking for Voldemort, which I thought was a very good point." Molly Ringwald reveals how she explained who Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was to her young daughter.


27th April 2010

Quote: "It's so emotional. I haven't seen them in a really long time all the way through because I'm waiting to watch them with my daughter, Matilda. I want to watch all three of them all the way through with her." Actress Molly Ringwald on her plans to stage a Brat Pack marathon of The Breakfast Club, 16 CANDLES and Pretty In Pink with her six year old daughter.


8th March 2010

Fact: Matthew Broderick and Molly Ringwald presented a very moving tribute to late filmmaker John Hughes at the Oscars and then joined their fellow 'Brat Pack' stars Ally Sheedy, Jon Cryer, Judd Nelson and Anthony Michael-Hall and reclusive former child star MACauley Culkin onstage for recollections about working with the director. The group then saluted Hughes' family, who were in the audience at the 82nd Academy Awards.


8th August 2009

Quote: "You get up with one of the babies and feed and change that one and get the baby back to sleep, and the other wakes up, and then you feed and change that one. It is exhausting, but it's wonderful." Actress/singer Molly Ringwald on coping with her new baby twins ADELE GEORGIANA and ROMAN STYLIANOS, who were born last month (10Jul09).


14th July 2009

Fact: Actress/singer Molly Ringwald has named her newborn baby twins ADELE GEORGIANA and ROMAN STYLIANOS. The former Breakfast Club star and her husband Panio Gianopoulos welcomed the baby boy and girl into the world on Friday (10Jul09).


1st July 2008

Fact: The Breakfast Club star Molly Ringwald learned how to play the ukulele by watching instruction videos on website YouTube.com.


18th August 2006

Fact: After test audiences booed the original ending of cult 1986 movie Pretty In Pink, which saw Molly Ringwald's character ANDIE romance best friend DUCKIE (Jon Cryer) the cast was called back to reshoot the climax, in which the film's heroine walks off with ANDREW MCCARTHY.


13th April 2006

Fact: SIXTEEN CANDLES star Molly Ringwald will make a guest appearance on TV drama MEDIUM on 1 May (06) in the US. It will be Ringwald's first television appearance in four years.


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