Where are ‘Pretty in Pink’ stars now?


Back in the 80’s, Pretty in Pink was all the rave and the actors of the film became household names. As far as romantic comedies go, it became the stuff of legends and was an instant success when it was released in 1986. It was directed by Howard Deutch and written by John Hughes, who created several iconic rom-coms in that decade. But now over 30 years since the release of the film, where are all the actors now? They were all destined for super stardom after starring in a blockbuster film like Pretty in Pink. But did they go on to have successful film careers, or flip like one-hit wonders? Some of them went on to have pretty lengthy and full careers in entertainment. Others kept acting and continued in Hollywood, but also branched out into other endeavors. Find in this article where the leading stars of Pretty in Pink are now. 

Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald played Andie in Pretty in Pink, and she was known for being something of a hopeful social climber and working at a record store. Years later, Ringwald starred in “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” as a lead actor playing the mother of Shailene Woodley’s character.

The show ran for five seasons. She went on to star in “Riverdale,” the popular Netflix, as the mom of Archie Andrews. She will also act in the role of mom in the Netflix movie series called “The Kissing Booth.”

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