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She was the high school girl that game to represent an entire generation in the 1980s. Her wondering, yet insightful look became the poster child for every American teenage girl and her role of Claire Standish in the iconic eighties flick The Breakfast Club was hailed as a sign of the times. For more than three decades, Molly Ringwald has been entertaining millions of people through her performances in critically acclaimed movies and TV shows. However, what is often overlooked about her is the fact that she is a highly talented singer, having been a “Mousketeer” in her early teens and setting a precedent for the likes of Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera. Having been busy with acting for most of her teenage and middle-age years, Molly has rekindled her first love and is all set to release her debut jazz music CD in 2013. Book some Molly Ringwald tickets now to see this iconic actress charm the ears of music listeners and jazz lovers alike.
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A native of the Sunshine State, Molly Ringwald was born into a musically inclined family, with her father Bob Ringwald being blind but serving as a banjo player and the frontman of the Great pacific Jazz Band. Being the youngest of her siblings and having two older sisters, Molly didn’t get spoiled and instead was displaying her acting chops as early as age five, when she performed in a local production of Alice in Wonderland. She upped the ante completely the following year when she recorded and released a jazz music album title I Wanna Be Loved by You. The music was played by none other than her father’s band.
By the onset of the 1980s, Molly’s film career had taken off and she was making great strides following her debut role in the 1979 flick The Facts of Life. Her portrayal of Miranda in the 1982 film adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest earned her a Golden Globe nomination and led to her being cast in 1984’s Sixteen Candles by John Hughes. Playing the character of Samantha, her performance resonated with the young viewers and earned Molly a "Best young Actress" Young Artist Award. Molly’s rising popularity and incisive approach towards the characters that she was being cast for made her the ideal choice for playing Claire in Hughes’s The Breakfast Club and then the lead in his 1986 film, Pretty in Pink.
Molly seemed to have gotten disenchanted with Hollywood towards the late eighties, starting with her turning down the lead role of Amanda Jones in Some Kind of Wonderful and the now iconic roles of Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman and Molly Jenson in Ghost that made megastars out of the respective actresses Julia Roberts and Demi Moore in 1990. Molly instead moved to France and started doing French films and acting on stage, where she met her first husband, writer Valery Lameignère and married him in 1999. However, following their divorce just three years later, Molly returned to the US and restarted her acting career and is currently part of the main cast of ABC’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager, playing the mother of a teen mom.
Jazz music was Molly Ringwald’s first love and she is now coming full circle with her singing career that she launched at age five. Her latest CD truly is a life’s worth of an understanding of the finer aspects of jazz and has been produced by the acclaimed music producer Peter Smith. It also features the a couple of very talented musicians, namely Winston Byrd, Clayton Cameron, Trevor Ware and Allen Mezquida that have worked with the likes of Tony Bennet, Nancy Wilson, Nat king Cole, Hubert Laws, Jimmy Heath and B.B. King.
Being the mother of three children that she had with her second husband Panio Gianopoulos whom she married in 2007, Molly adeptly balances her family life with her day job and yet never ceases to amaze everybody with her eclectic range of talents. Book some Molly Ringwald tickets now to see and hear this child prodigy turned heartwarming songstress.