'The Breakfast Club': Where are they now?

March 22, 2013 

Molly Ringwald (Claire Standish): Often hailed as the greatest teen star of all time, Ringwald, 45, is now on the other side of the parent-child equation, playing the mom on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She filmed the 1988 movie Fresh Horses, in which she played a backwoods Kentucky girl, in Northern Kentucky. Last year, she released a best-selling book, When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories, and will release a jazz album, Except Sometimes, on April 9; it includes a cover of Don't You (Forget About Me), the closing song in The Breakfast Club.

Anthony Michael Hall (Brian Johnson): Known for playing several lovable teenage nerds, Hall, 44, was most recently seen on the USA Network series The Dead Zone, which ended in 2007, in a small role in The Dark Knight (2008) and in small television roles.

Judd Nelson (John Bender): Nelson, 53, has most recently been seen in small guest roles on Psych and Two and a Half Men. In the late 1990s, he played the boss on the TV series Suddenly Susan.

Emilio Estevez (Andrew Clark): The son of Martin Sheen and brother of Charlie Sheen, Estevez. 50, was seen most recently with his dad in the pilgrimage drama The Way (2010), which Estevez wrote and directed.

Ally Sheedy (Allison Reynolds): Sheedy, 50, has had small roles on TV and in film in recent years. In 1999, she garnered critical acclaim and an Independent Spirit Award for best actress playing a drug-addicted, manipulative photographer in High Art.

John Hughes (writer and director): The king of 1980s teen films, Hughes died in 2009 at age 59. He is credited with launching the careers of Ringwald and the other members of the Brat Pack, Matthew Broderick, Macaulay Culkin and more.

Sources: Imdb.com, published reports

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