'Breakfast Club' 25th Anniversary: Cast Then and Now
One of the most notable members of the 1980s "brat pack" actors was Molly Ringwald, who played rich girl Claire Standish in "The Breakfast Club." She also starred in the wildly popular "Pretty in Pink" and "Sixteen Candles," and later in such films as "Teaching Mrs. Tingle" and "Betsy's Wedding." More recently, she starred in the Broadway play "Sweet Charity" in 2006.
Breakfast Club WATN Emilio Estevez
Emilio Estevez played the jock, Andrew Clark, in "The Breakfast Club." He also starred in other 1980s classic films, such as "St. Elmo's Fire" and "The Outsiders." He recently put out the movie "The Way" with his father, Martin Sheen, and has been relatively quiet through the professional and personal drama of his brother, former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen.
Breakfast Club WATN Judd Nelson
Judd Nelson played the high school rebel John Bender in "The Breakfast Club." Nelson also starred in another "brat pack" classic, "St. Elmo's Fire," in 1985. Since "The Breakfast Club," Nelson has starred as Jack Richmond on the TV show "Suddenly Susan" and in films, including "New Jack City" and "Airheads."
Breakfast Club WATN Ally Sheedy
Ally Sheedy is best-known for her roles in 1980s classics, including "The Breakfast Club," "St. Elmo's Fire" and "Short Circuit." Sheedy played the quirky Allison Reynolds in "The Breakfast Club." She battled a sleeping pill addiction in the 1990s and sought rehab in Center City, Minn. Since "The Breakfast Club," she has guest-starred on TV shows "The Dead Zone" and "CSI."