His role as rebellious John Bender in The Breakfast Club launched the career of this Brat Pack member.
After dropping out of college, he moved to New York to study acting with Stella Adler.
A John Hughes film launched his career, but he is also remembered as Jack Richmond in Suddenly Susan.
He dated actress Shannen Doherty in 1993.
He starred in The Breakfast Club with Emilio Estevez.