St Elmo's Fire Cast

4 min read Jul 09, 2024
St Elmo's Fire Cast

The Cast of St. Elmo's Fire: Where Are They Now?

St. Elmo's Fire, released in 1985, captured the hearts of a generation with its story of five friends navigating the challenges of post-college life. The film launched the careers of several young actors, and their lives since have been filled with successes, challenges, and everything in between.

Here's a look at the cast of St. Elmo's Fire and what they've been up to since:

Emilio Estevez as Kevin "Kiefer" Flynn

Emilio Estevez, already known for his role in "The Breakfast Club," played the ambitious and idealistic Kevin Flynn. He continued to enjoy success in Hollywood, starring in films like "Stakeout," "Young Guns," and "The Mighty Ducks." More recently, Estevez has appeared in TV series like "The West Wing" and "The Public."

Rob Lowe as Billy Hicks

Rob Lowe, another member of the "Brat Pack," played the charismatic and charming Billy Hicks. He went on to have a long and successful career in film and television, appearing in projects such as "About Last Night...", "Wayne's World," and "Parks and Recreation."

Demi Moore as Jules Hicks

Demi Moore, already known for her role in "Ghost," played the ambitious and independent Jules Hicks. She went on to become one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, starring in films like "A Few Good Men," "Indecent Proposal," and "Striptease." Moore has also had a successful career in television, appearing in series like "The First Wives Club" and "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Andrew McCarthy as Tom Hanson

Andrew McCarthy played the introspective and romantic Tom Hanson. He has had a successful career in film and television, appearing in projects like "Pretty in Pink," "Less Than Zero," and "Mannequin." McCarthy has also directed several films and episodes of television shows.

Ally Sheedy as Leslie Hunter

Ally Sheedy played the troubled and introspective Leslie Hunter. She has had a varied career in film, television, and theatre, appearing in projects like "The Breakfast Club," "Short Circuit," and "High Art."

Judd Nelson as Alec Newbury

Judd Nelson played the arrogant and ambitious Alec Newbury. He continued to appear in films and television, but his career never reached the same heights as his "St. Elmo's Fire" co-stars.

St. Elmo's Fire remains a beloved film, and its cast continues to be remembered for their roles in the movie. While their careers have taken them in different directions, the film helped launch the careers of several major stars and solidified their place in the history of 1980s cinema.