Ally Sheedy

Profession : Actress ,Author
Nationality : American
Birth : 13th June, 1962
Death :
About : Alexandra Elizabeth "Ally" Sheedy was born in New York City and has two siblings, brother Patrick and sister Meghan. She 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 attended Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York City, graduating in 1980. However, she gave up dance in favor of acting full-time. At age 12 she wrote a children's book, She Was Nice to Mice; the book was published by McGraw-Hill and became a best-seller. On June 19, 1975, she appeared on the game show To Tell the Truth in her role as a young writer. Sheedy started acting in local stage productions as a teenager. After appearing in several made-for-television films in 1981, as well as three episodes of the television series Hill Street Blues. Her performance in High Art was recognized with awards from the Independent Spirit Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and National Society of Film Critics.

Ally Sheedy Quotes

But the fact is, nobody gets off drugs unless they really want to, and I really wanted to.
Hollywood is the definition of sexual discrimination.
I have the desire to work as an actress, but I have no ambition to be a star.
I never thought to myself, I’m going to grow up and fall in love with a man or I’m going to fall in love with a woman because my mother is a lesbian.
I think everybody has the ability to fall in love with a man or with a woman or a white person or a black person or a Jewish person or a Protestant person or whatever.
I think that acting involves doing your job so well that you are able to help the viewer identify with the character.
I’d rather not pinpoint my mistakes.
My experiences have taught me a lot and I’m happy with my learnings, if not with what I went through to learn.
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