Ringwald appeared in the TV series Diff'rent Strokes and the spin-off Facts of Life. Turning toward motion pictures, she found her breakout role inSixteen Candles. Additionally some of Ringwald's most famous films include The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink.
Currently Ringwald stars in the ABC Family network's series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. When she is not at the television studios in Hollywood, Molly Ringwald will tour her sensational new concert act A NIGHT WITH MOLLY RINGWALD featuring with the Peter Smith Quartet.
Among her credits as a vocalist, Ringwald performed lead on Disney's patriotic album Yankee Doodle Mickey, where Ringwald sang "This Is My Country", "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America". She later performed on a Disney Christmas album.
On Broadway Molly has starred in the revival of CABARET, ENCHANTED APRIL, and MODERN ORTHODOX opposite Jason Biggs and Craig Bierko and appeared off-Broadway in in tick, tick... BOOM! and also starred as 'Charity Hope Valentine' in the Broadway national tour of the musical revival, SWEET CHARITY.