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What Are the Biggest 80’s Stars Up to Today?

#6. Ally Sheedy

The 1980’s as a decade had more than a couple of big stars, including what was known as the infamous Brat Pack of the era. One of the core members of this pack was Ally Sheedy, who became best known for her role in the ultimate 80’s classic, The Breakfast Club.

#7. Rebecca De Mornay

Risky Business was Rebecca’s first role alongside Tom Cruise in 1983. Later in 1985, she was given the lead role in The Slugger’s Wife. Later on, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle portrayed Rebecca as a force to be reckoned with.

In 2016, De Mornay has appeared in various roles in the series Lucifer, and the movie I Am Wrath alongside John Travolta. Recently, she has also signed on to star in the movie Periphery. De Mornay’s career in acting is still going strong!

#8. Marla Sokoloff

Remember Gia Mahan from Full House? The wild child who took the demure Stephanie on all sorts of adventures, including a make out party, joyriding and being an overall bad influence? Well, she’s all grown up now!

The San Francisco native, Marla Sokoloff, continued acting after Full House, and has even appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, Drop Dead Diva and Desperate Housewives. She’s keeping busy nowadays and is set to appear in a movie called A Happening of Monumental Proportions, alongside Katie Holmes and Allison Janney!

#9. Samantha fox

Who can forget the iconic Touch Me (I Want to Feel Your Body) singer? In the 80’s, you either had a crush on Samantha Fox, or were obviously blind. She was a singer, actress and model and was basically on every teenage boy’s bedroom wall.

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In the late 80’s, Fox turned down a marriage proposal from con man and then-boyfriend, Peter Foster. She’s also had affairs with women, and was in a relationship with her manager, Myra Stratton, for 16 years. The two even appeared on Celebrity Wife Swap in 2008. More recently, Fox participated in Celebrity Big Brother in 2016, and finished in 7th place.

#10. Erika Eleniak

The Baywatch hottie first began her career in the 1982 classic, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, as Elliot’s dream girl. Years later, she was cast as swimsuit-clad Shauni McClain in the popular lifeguard drama. She’s also appeared in a number of 90’s hit films, such as Under Siege and The Beverly Hillbillies.

The blonde beauty struggled with weight issues throughout her life, and was even hospitalized for being underweight. She had her first and only daughter, Indyanna, in 2006, and continues acting to this day. Eleniak is even set to play the title role in the film Marilyn Monroe Back?, set to be released in 2017.


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