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How Old Was Anthony Michael Hall in The Breakfast Club 1985?

Anthony Michael Hall is a famous actor in Hollywood and America. He was born on 14th April 1968. He is famous in the industry due to working with John Hughes who is a famous director. He started working as an actor at the age of 7. He made his screen debut in 1980. Everyone was so shocked to see a 7 years old kid so talented.

Doing commercials was the first project of Anthony Michael Hall. At first, everyone did not know him but after the movie “Not Another Teen Movie” released in 2001, he appeared to everyone. He was so loved by everyone. Because of his brilliant skills in acting, in VH1`s list, he was ranked as number 4 in 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

Age Factor Of Anthony Michael Hall

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When Anthony Michael Hall was working in the Breakfast Club, he was not much older. His age in the Breakfast Club was only sixteen years. The people did not believe that the age of such a talented boy is only 16.

Due to his hard work in his career, he increased his net worth a lot. The role he got in the breakfast club was by the name “The Brain”. Anthony Michael Hall dated his friend Molly Ringwald for a short period of time after the end of filming The Breakfast Club.

Movie’s Cast

The Breakfast Club started just because of the five talented kids in 1985. In this drama, one character is smart, the second is an athlete, the third is a criminal, the fourth is a basket case and the fifth is a criminal. They called themselves the Brat Pack which involves Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, and Judd Nelson. This drama was known as the best of John Hughes.

The name of the actors in the drama is Brian Johnson (Anthony Michael Hall), Andrew Clark (Emilio Estevez), Claire Standish (Molly Ringwald), Allison Reynolds (Ally Sheedy), and John Bender (Judd Nelson). After the filming of this brilliant film of 97 minutes, everyone gathered to know each other. They shared their darkest secrets to each other, chilled, smoked marijuana, and became good friends.

Life After the Success of Movie

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The life of the major characters of the Breakfast Club after this movie has been mentioned below:

Anthony Michael Hall

In 1984 the two characters Anthony Michael Hall and Molly Ringwald were reunited through the film “Sixteen Candles”. After the Breakfast Club, Anthony Michael Hall joined Saturday Night Live in 1985 at the age of 17 because he did not want to be shown as a geek.

Emilio Estevez

Because of the leading roles done by Emilio Estevez in 1983, he starred in St. Elmo’s Fire in 1985, then in 1992 in Mighty Ducks. Some movies were also directed by him such as Bobby in 2006 and Wisdom in 1986. He also directed his brother Charlie Sheen in some movies such as Men at Work in 1990.

Ally Sheedy

Ally Sheedy acted in movies and dramas such as The Dead Zone in 2003 and High Art in 1998. Recently she took part in the episodes of dramas named Kyle XY, CSI, and Psych. Ally Sheedy got married to an actor David Lansbury and had a son.

Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald worked with Hughes in some projects such as Pretty Pink and Sixteen Candles. She married a writer Valery Lameignère. After some years, she got married to another writer named Panio Gianopoulos. She gave birth to three children of Panio Gianopoulos.

Judd Nelson

Judd Nelson also acted in St. Elmo’s Fire because he got a lot of fame being a member of Brat Pack. In 1986, he worked with Ally Sheedy for the third time in Blue City. After that, he starred in some hit TV shows such as Psych, Suddenly Susan, CSI, and Empire.

Paul Gleason

Paul Gleason got a lot of fame from Breakfast Club. He did many movies and dramas. He starred in the movies named Die Hard in 1998, Trading Places in 1993. He also took part in some episodes of the drama Dawson’s Creek, Boy Meets World, and Drake and Josh. 

Role of Anthony Michael Hall in the Movie

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Anthony played the role of Brian Johnson in the Breakfast Club. He was a young boy who used to respect authority. He was a friend of the gatekeeper of the school that’s why he was embarrassed by other kids at the school. Anthony Michael Hall’s net worth was $4 million when he worked in the Breakfast Club.

He always used to think about suicidal thoughts. The reason behind his detention was that he attempted to fire off a flare gun in his locker when he got an F grade on his project. The people who were behind his detention were Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Johnson.

Reason Behind Casting Anthony Michael Hall in the Movie

In Breakfast Club, the director required the teenagers to work in the movie. Anthony Michael Hall with a net worth of four million dollars and Molly Ringwald with a net worth of 11 million dollars were working in a movie. This movie was named Sixteen Candles whose director was John Hughes.

At the end of Sixteen Candles, both the actors were offered to work in the Breakfast Club due to their remarkable performance. The plus point was that they both were teenagers. Hall was the first one to agree to the role of Brian Johnson in the movie.

Costumes of Anthony Michael

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Anthony Michael is an American actor, director, and film producer. In the Breakfast Club, he was dressed in highly waisted khakis. He was also seen to be dressed in a fisherman’s knit. Anthony Michael Hall’s net worth is 4 million dollars and a lot of money was also spent on the dresses of Brian in the money. All the dresses were designed by independent designers.


When Anthony Michael Hall was working in the Breakfast Club, his age was sixteen. The director wanted to make a team of teens that’s why he hired the teenagers and the actors that looked like teenagers. All the actors were less than the age of twenty-five and looked like teens. The cast of this movie became very close to each other by working in this movie together. Molly and Anthony were already friends with each other because they also worked together before working in the Breakfast Club.

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