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Ally's 45? 'Oh, that's old.'



Allysheedy To most '80s fans, she'll always be the girl who made it "snow" on her drawing during detention in "The Breakfast Club." Alas, Ally Sheedy is all grown up now and 45 years old today.

Her roles in St. Elmo's Fire and Breakfast Club made her an inaugural member of the Brat Pack, but those were only two of the 11 films she appeared in during the 1980s.

Five under-appreciated performances by Ally Sheedy:

  • War Games (1983)
  • Bad Boys (1983)
  • Short Circuit (1986)
  • Oxford Blues (1984)
  • Only the Lonely (1991)

My favorite dialog comes from War Games between her ("Jennifer") and Matthew Broderick ("David"):

Jennifer: He wasn't very old.
David: No, he was pretty old. He was 41
Jennifer: Oh yeah? Oh, that's old.

Allysheedytoday These days, you can most likely find Ally on TV, where she makes guest appearances on shows including CSI and The Dead Zone (featuring her old pal Anthony Michael Hall).

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:23pm]


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