Ally Sheedy is an American actress. She has since ventured into writing. She started her Hollywood career in the 1980s, debuting in the 1983 film Bad Boys. After roles in the films WarGames and Oxford Blues, she gained popularity for starring as Allison Reynolds in the movie The Breakfast Club. She next starred as Leslie Hunter in St. Elmo’s Fire and Stephanie Speck in Short Circuit. During the ’90s, she had performances in such movies as Fear, Only the Lonely, Man’s Best Friend, Highball, High Art, and Sugar Town. In the 2000s, she had recurring roles on such TV shows as Kyle XY and Psych.