Friday, February 23, 2018
Omni Fort Worth Hotel
Fort Worth, TX
Marilyn Englander | Jane Nober
Save the date for the 2018 Annual Luncheon. Our signature event, directly supports Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas' healthcare and educational services for women, men and young people in North and Central Texas.
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We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker,
Molly Ringwald began her film career at the age of 13 in Paul Mazursky’s Tempest, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. She went on to star in numerous films, including The Pick-Up Artist, For Keeps, Fresh Horses, Betsy’s Wedding, Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer, Billy Bob Thornton’s short film Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade, and the iconic movies Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. While living in Paris, she acted in the foreign films Tous Les Jours Dimanches, Enfants de Salaud, and Jean-Luc Goddard’s King Lear. Most recently, she starred in the Blumhouse feature Jem and the Holograms, Justin Kelly’s King Cobra, Netflix’s film The Kissing Booth, Matthew Ross’s Siberia starring Keanu Reeves, and the indie films Bad Night, All These Small Moments, Pursued and Kingfish.
Her television credits include the critically-acclaimed comedy series Townies, Stephen King’s The Stand, the Emmy-nominated Allison Gertz Story, the comedy TV show Raising Expectations (created by Tom Saunders of Arrested Development), the movie Molly: An American Girl, based on the American Girl series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and a guest starring role on Bravo’s Odd Mom Out. Currently, she can be seen in the hit CW series Riverdale.
Molly’s theater credits include starring in Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize winning How I Learned to Drive, playing the legendary “Sally Bowles” in the Broadway production of Cabaret; the Tony-nominated Broadway production of Enchanted April; and the London production of When Harry Met Sally. She created the role of Horton Foote’s Lily Dale in the NY off-Broadway production, performed the role of Salome (with Al Pacino), starred in Jonathan Larson’s musical Tick, Tick…Boom!, the hit comedy Modern Orthodox, and a national theater tour of the Bob Fosse musical Sweet Charity. Most recently, she starred in the Off-Broadway premiere production of Terms of Endearment in the classic role of “Aurora”.
Ms. Ringwald is the author of the national bestsellers, Getting the Pretty Back and When It Happens to You, and her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, The New Yorker, Salon, Esquire, Allure, Tin House, the New York Times Book Review, and the Guardian, where she penned a weekly advice column.
A lifelong singer, Molly also finds time to tour with her jazz quartet, performing in such legendary venues as Birdland and the Café Carlyle. In 2013, Concord Records released her debut jazz album Except Sometimes.