No-one can deny that the 80s brought us some of the most iconic movies of all time. From the music to the fashion to the risqué story lines, many 80s movie stars had that much of a big break, they’re still making it big in Hollywood today.
From Tom Cruise to Molly Ringwald, we have many people to thank for some of our favorite movies of all time. Now, whilst they may have grown out of permed hair and synth music – they will always be 80s legends in our eyes.
So, if you want to find out where the stars of Top Gun, The Breakfast Club, Footloose and many others are in 2016, check out this gallery of acting legends…
Molly Ringwald – The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty In Pink
Iconic brat pack girl, Molly was every girls inspiration and every boys dream date in the 80s – she was on fire! Apparently the star even turned down roles in Pretty Woman and Ghost – two more iconic movies she could have put to her name.
Molly Ringwald Now
Nowadays, Molly has moved to the TV screen – she starred as the mother of a 16 year old pregnant daughter in The Secret Life Of An American Teenager from 2008-2013.
Jennifer Grey – Dirty Dancing
After Jennifers success as Baby from Dirty Dancing, she delved into the world of made-for-tv films including Criminal Justice, Eye of A Witness, Since You’ve Been Gone, and Road To Christmas.