56 years old (Born on June 13, 1962)
American actress; She is famous from The Breakfast Club.Her mother is Charlotte Sheedy, a prominent New York literary agent. Born in NYC Was one of the nine original members of the 1980s "brat pack", along with Judd Nelson, Mare Winningham, Anthony Michael Hall, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez and Andrew McCarthy. Wrote a best selling novel at the the tender age of 12. Was the first biological female to play the transgendered rock star Hedwig in the stage musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch".
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Dated Richie Sambora.
Studied drama at the University of Southern California, where one of her classmates was Michele Greene.
1975: Appeared on TV game show "To Tell the Truth" (1969) as author of "She Was Nice To Mice" (as Alexandra Sheedy) at age 13.
Treated for addiction to prescription medication.
Spouse: David Lansbury (10 October 1992 - present) (filed for divorce) 1 child
Dated Woody Harrelson.
Became pregnant while filming Talia Shire`s One Night Stand (1995).
The addiction treatment Sheedy received was for sleeping pills. This helped her choose to participate in the film High Art (1998), in which she played a once- famous photographer who had also descended into drug addiction.
Was a bridesmaid at Demi Moore`s and Bruce Willis` wedding
Is the eldest of three children born to an advertising executive dad and a literary agent mom.
Went to school with Lauren-Marie Taylor, who starred in Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981). They are still friends today.
Turned down the Kelly McGillis role in Top Gun (1986).
Auditioned for the movie A League of Their Own (1992) but didn`t get the role because she couldn`t play baseball well enough.
Danced with the American Ballet Theatre from about the time she was six and was rapidly pursuing a career, but when puberty caused her br**sts to fill out and all the starvation diets caused her an eating disorder, she gave up dance and pursued acting full-time.
Dated Eric Stoltz for five years.
Turned down the lead role in Wild Orchid (1990).
3/15/94: Daughter Rebecca Elizabeth born.
Auditioned for the Molly Ringwald role in Sixteen Candles (1984).
Daughter-in-law of Edgar Lansbury.
Dated Richie Sambora. Dated Eric Stoltz for five years. Dated Woody Harrelson.