Molly Ringwald on Motherhood, Movies, and 'Getting the Pretty Back'

Friday, May 07, 2010

She's adored by millions for her teenage roles in movies like “Sixteen Candles,” but today, Molly Ringwald has grown up. She is both an on-screen and off-screen mom. She stars in ABC Family’s “Secret Life of the American Teenager.” She has three kids. And on top of that, she's written a new book that’s part autobiography, part beauty guide and part mommy handbook called “Getting the Pretty Back.”

Molly chats with Celeste Headlee and Takeaway contributor Rafer Guzman about her new book, acting and motherhood. She also reveals which silver screen mom routinely brings her to tears.


Molly Ringwald

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer


Rafer Guzman

Comments [1]

Esin from Brooklyn, NY

My favorite movie mom is Joy in the movie Pieces of April. Played by wonderful Patricia Clarkson, Joy shows that mothers can be mean, imperfect and selfish.

May. 07 2010 09:01 AM

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