Ally Sheedy Net Worth

Ally Sheedy Net Worth: Ally Sheedy is an American actress and writer who has a net worth of $4 million. Sheedy accumulated her net worth through her performances on stage and in film and television projects, as well as being the author of the books “She Was Nice to Mice” (1975) and “Yesterday I Saw the Sun: Poems” (1991). Ally first rose to prominence as a mischievous teen who, along with computer nerd Matthew Broderick, almost triggers World War III in “WarGames” (1983). Two years later, she made two other notable performances, as a misfit spending one day in detention in the John Hughes classic “The Breakfast Club” and as a headstrong Gen-Xer in the post-college drama “St. Elmo’s Fire.” The three blockbuster movies earned Sheedy, among other things, a membership in the so-called “Brat Pack,” an exclusive clique of young, rich, and famous actors like Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, and Rob Lowe, in the 1980s.

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Ally Sheedy Info
Net Worth$4 Million
Date of BirthJune 13, 1962 (age 60 years)
Height5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
ProfessionActor, Author


Career: Sheedy began acting as a teenager, first appearing in local theatrical productions, then she was cast in several 1981 TV movies, such as “The Best Little Girl in the World” and “Splendor in the Grass.” She made her big screen debut in 1983’s “Bad Boys,” and that year she also starred in “WarGames” and guest-starred on three episodes of “Hill Street Blues.” Ally then co-starred with Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, and Molly Ringwald in 1985’s “The Breakfast Club,” which was preserved in the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry in 2016 because it is considered “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” In 1985, she also appeared in the films “St. Elmo’s Fire” and “Twice in a Lifetime,” then starred as Stephanie Speck in “Short Circuit” the following year. In the 1990s, Sheedy appeared in the films “Only the Lonely” (1991), “Man’s Best Friend” (1993), and “Highball” (1997) as well as several TV movies, including “Chantilly Lace” (1993), “Parallel Lives” (1994), and “The Haunting of Seacliff Inn” (1994). She earned critical acclaim for her performance in 1998’s “High Art,” and in 1999, she became the first cis-gender female to play the title role in the musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

Personal Life

Personal Life: Ally briefly dated musician Richie Sambora in the 1980s and has said that the relationship led to drug abuse. Sheedy sought treatment at the Hazelden Foundation in 1985, and she was treated for an addiction to sleeping pills in the 1990s. Ally married actor David Lansbury, Angela Lansbury’s nephew, on April 12, 1992, and they have a transgender son named Beckett (born March 15, 1994). Sheedy and Lansbury divorced in 2009. During the Golden Globes in January 2018, Ally called out James Franco in a #MeToo tweet and stated “James Franco just won. Please never ask me why I left the film/tv business.” She later removed the tweets, and on an episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Franco said, “I have no idea what I did to Ally Sheedy. I directed her in a play Off Broadway. I had nothing but a great time with her, total respect for her. I have no idea why she was so upset.”

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I have the desire to work as an actress, but I have no ambition to be a star.

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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.

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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.

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I think that acting involves doing your job so well that you are able to help the viewer identify with the character.

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I'd rather not pinpoint my mistakes.

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