In the 1980s, there was no bigger name in teen movies than Molly Ringwald.
The actress starred in cult classics like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. She was even part of the Brat Pack, a group of teen actors alongside Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, and others.
Although she started acting as a young child, she didn’t get cast on television until 1979, when she appeared on Diff’rent Strokes.
Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Molly Ringwald continued acting both in the US and in France. In recent years, she’s appeared on the television show The Secret Life of the American Teenager and the movie Jem and the Holograms. She now plays Mary Andrews on the show Riverdale.
In 2003, Molly gave birth to her first daughter, Mathilda, with Panio Gianopoulos. They went on to marry in 2007 and had twins in 2009.
Mathilda is a teenager now, and she’s starting her very own career as a model.
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In 1982, Molly Ringwald got her first big part in a movie.
Her supporting role in The Tempest got her nominated for a Golden Globe and kicked off her path to fame.
Throughout the 1980s, Molly starred in a number of hit teen movies, among them now-classic films by John Hughes.
Molly married a French writer in the late 1990s, but they ended up divorcing three years later.
In 2003, Molly and her now-husband Panio Gianopoulos welcomed a baby girl, Mathilda Ereni Gianopoulos.
Panio and Molly got married in 2007, and then had twins Adele and Roman in 2009.
Molly’s kids are growing up fast, and Mathilda is actually a teenager now!
When Molly tweeted this in 2014, Mathilda was just another girl going back-to-school shopping.
Now, Mathilda is a young woman starting her career in modeling.
In the spring, Mathilda was cast as a model for J.Crew, and Molly joined her backstage to help prepare.
Mathilda posed alongside Liv Freundlich, Julianne Moore’s daughter, and the two looked absolutely stunning.
They also looked just like their famous moms!
Molly shared some behind-the-scenes photos on her Instagram, where she couldn’t help being a proud mama.
She wrote “Natural beauty!” as a caption for one of the pictures.
There’s no denying that Mathilda is absolutely stunning, but it also seems like she has a great head on her shoulders.
This young woman definitely has a big career ahead of her!
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