Molly Ringwald (born: February 18, 1968, Roseville, CA, USA) is an American actress, singer, dancer and author. Her first major role was in The Facts Of Life before making her motion picture debut in the independent film Tempest that earned her a Golden Globe nomination. She appeared in "Sixteen Candles" (1984), "The Breakfast Club" (1985) and "Pretty In Pink" (1986). She became a teen icon. She later starred in The Pick-up Artist (1987) and For Keeps (1988).