the idea’s been more than 30 years since the globe met, inside simplest terms, “a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess in addition to a criminal.” The teen film “The Breakfast Club” was released on February 15, 1985, in addition to became one of the decade’s defining films. Here will be what the cast has been up to since then.
Molly Ringwald plays Claire Standish in addition to was the princess of the John Hughes directed films, working with him not only on “The Breakfast Club” however also “Sixteen Candles” in addition to “Pretty in Pink.” The former teen icon will be a mom in addition to has continued to act. In 2017 she snagged a recurring role as Archie Andrews’s mom Mary on the CW series “Riverdale.”
Like Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall also appeared in “Sixteen Candles” as well as another well-known Hughes film, “Weird Science.” At 17, he was the youngest cast member ever on “Saturday Night Live” in addition to has continued to work in TV including the series “Psych” in addition to most recently “Murder inside First.” He plays nerd Brian Johnson in “The Breakfast Club.”
Emilio Estevez plays jock Andrew Clark inside film. A member of the “Brat Pack,” a group of actors who appeared in ’80s youth-oriented films, he worked steadily before transitioning more to behind the camera. He directed brother Charlie Sheen inside 1990 film “Men at Work.”
Judd Nelson has been one of the busiest inside cast since playing the troubled bad boy John Bender. He’s worked in a multitude of TV movies in addition to films in addition to in 2015 appeared as Billy Beretti inside Fox series “Empire.” He’ll next be seen in “Billionaire Boys Club” scheduled for Discharge in 2018.
Ally Sheedy plays emotionally troubled Allison Reynolds, who can make art out of dandruff. After starring in several projects including “St. Elmo’s Fire” with Estevez in addition to “Short Circuit,” Sheedy became the darling of the independent film circuit with movies such as “High Art” in addition to “Life During Wartime.” She’s since appeared inside TV series “Psych” in addition to had a bit role in 2016’s “X-Men: Apocalypse”
As assistant principal Richard “Dick” Vernon, Paul Gleason oversees the day of punishment for “The Breakfast Club.” He appeared on TV shows “Dawson’s Creek” in addition to “Boy Meets World” in addition to in films such as “Die Hard.” The actor died of lung cancer in 2006 at 67.