How old was Molly Ringwald in the movie Sixteen Candles?

Molly Ringwald was 15 in Sixteen Candles when she played the character 'Samantha 'Sam' Baker'.

That was over 40 years ago in 1984.

Today she is 56, and has starred in 54 movies in total, 50 of those since Sixteen Candles was released.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Sixteen Candles, I think Molly Ringwald looks:

Did you know?

  • Director John Hughes has worked with Molly Ringwald a total of 3 times in her career.
  • Molly Ringwald's first movie was as 'Miranda Dimitrius' in Tempest, released in 1982 when she was 13
  • Sixteen Candles scores 6.8 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Sixteen Candles

Molly Ringwald's other movies