Ally Sheedy

Ally Sheedy

Alexandra Elizabeth 'Ally' Sheedy (born June 13, 1962) is an American film and stage actress, as well as the author of two books. Following her film debut in 1983's "Bad Boys," she was part of the Brat Pack group of actors in the films, "The Breakfast Club," and "St. Elmo's Fire, "she was also in the following films: "WarGames," "Short Circuit," and "High Art," for which she received critical acclaim.

About Ally Sheedy

Alexandra Elizabeth 'Ally' Sheedy (born June 13, 1962) is an American film and stage actress, as well as the author of two books. Following her film debut in 1983's Bad Boys she became known as one of the Brat Pack group of actors in the films The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire. She is also known for her roles in WarGames, Short Circuit and High Art, for which she received critical acclaim. Sheedy was born in New York City and has two siblings, Patrick and Meghan. Her mother, Charlotte (nee Baum), was a writer and press agent who was involved in women's and civil rights movements, and her father, John J. Sheedy, Jr., was a Manhattan advertising executive. Her mother was Jewish (a descendant of immigrants from Russia) and her father was of Irish Catholic background.

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