On July 10 2009, Molly and her husband, Panio Gianopoulos, 33, became the proud parents of twins: a girl (Adele Georgiana Ringwald Gianopoulos) and a boy (Roman Stylianos Ringwald Gianopoulos).
At the 1988 Paris Film Festival Molly won Best Actress for the movie "For Keeps?".
As a child Molly played in a swing bank in Sacramento with actor Conrad Janis.
In 2002 Molly was nominated for an MTV movie award for Best Cameo for "Not Another Teen Movie". In 2005 she was awarded a Silver Bucket of Excellence Award at the MTV Movie Awards along with Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Anthony Michael Hall for their parts in "The Breakfast Club".
Molly's favorite on screen kiss is the one she shared with Andrew McCarthy at the end of "Pretty In Pink".
In 1983 Molly was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Female for "Tempest".
In 1991 Molly was nominated for a Razzi Award for Worst Actress for "Betsey's Wedding".
Molly plays the ukulele.
In 2008 Molly can be heard as the voice of the Brawny paper towel commercial.
Molly married her daughter Mathilda's father, writer Panio Gianopoulos, in 2007. Mathilda was born October 22, 2003; her middle name is Ereni (eeh-ree-nee), it means peace in Greek.
Starting in Fall 2006, Molly played Charity in the Sweet Charity tour, which extended across many venues including San Jose, Houston, and Denver.
Molly began her theater career at 10 years old when she played Annie at the Curran Theater in San Francisco.
Molly married her long time fiancé, Valery Lameignère, on July 28, 1999, they divorced in November 2002.
Molly was romantically linked with Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz in the mid 1980s. She has also briefly dated actor Anthony Michael Hall and Dweezil Zappa.
Molly's trademark is her red hair.
Molly stands at 5' 8" (1.73m) tall.
In December 2004, Molly starred in Modern Orthodox at the Dodger Theatres in New York City.
In August 2004, Molly appeared as Sally in "When Harry Met Sally" at the Haymarket Theatre, London.
In April 2003, Molly starred in a Broadway production of Enchanted April as Rose.
At the beginning of Molly's film collaboration with John Hughes, she was driving a silver VW Rabbit convertible. By the time it ended with Pretty in Pink, she was driving a white BMW.
Molly is a book reviewer for the Hartford Courant newspaper in Connecticut, and writes entertainment profiles for the Westchester Journal News.
Molly made the cover of Time magazine in 1986.
Molly's parents owned a cafeteria in Downtown Los Angeles.
Molly is a former Brat-packer.
Molly studied at the Lycee Francaise School in Los Angeles.
Molly is listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36.
Molly's first acting break was as Kate in the West Coast production of "Annie".
Molly's family, dad, Bob; mom, Adele; older sister, Beth; older brother, Kelly.
Molly judged the Tropfest film festival 2000 in Australia.
Molly nabbed the #1 spot on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars. She got the #17 spot on VH1's 100 Greatest Kid Stars list.
Molly turned down the lead role in "Pretty Woman".
Molly has said in the past that she was considering doing a sequel to Sixteen Candles.
Molly is fluent in French.
Molly released an album at the age of 6 entitled, "I Wanna Be Loved By You, Molly Sings.
Molly turned down the Lea Thompson role in "Some Kind of Wonderful." This ended her working relationship with film producer John Hughes.
Molly auditioned for one of the lead roles in "Ghost." The character she was tested for was ironically named Molly. (That part ultimately went to Demi Moore, a fellow member of the so-called Brat Pack).
Molly Ringwald: I have to accept the fact that these films have had a fantastic effect on people, and to deny that doesn't make any sense until I do something that has the same cultural and social impact of those movies. That's just the way it is.
Molly Ringwald: I think I was blessed to be given the opportunity to be in those [Brat Pack] movies. I think they're great movies, and I'm proud of my work in them. But on the other hand, to talk about something I did so long ago when I have continued to work and do other things is a little tiring. I just get bored. I keep going back to those movies when I don't have anything new to say about them.
Molly Ringwald: I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers, being free and exploring and making mistakes, but I did it in France. I did it privately.
Molly Ringwald: You never know when you read a script how it's going to turn out because so much depends on the collaboration between people. If I'd been in some of the movies I turned down, maybe they wouldn't have been a success.
Molly Ringwald: When I was a little kid I thought I would grow up to be black and sing jazz in nightclubs.
Molly Ringwald: I've been called the Women's Auxiliary of the Brat Pack.
Molly Ringwald: I don't really believe in regret. I think you can always learn from the past, but I wouldn't want a different life.
Molly Ringwald: People forget the feeling of having to go to school on Monday and take a test in physics that you don't understand at all.