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Birth name Michael Earl Schoeffling
Nationality USA
Birth 10 december 1960 (63 years) at Wilkes-Barre (USA)

Michael Earl Schoeffling (born December 10, 1960) is an American former actor, and male model, known for playing Jake Ryan in Sixteen Candles, Kuch in Vision Quest, and Joe in Mermaids.


Schoeffling lives with his wife, Valerie L. Robinson of Virginia, also a former model, in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania. They have two children, Scarlet and Zane.

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Filmography of Michael Schoeffling (10 films)

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Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken, 1h28
Directed by Steve Miner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Sports films, Films about horses, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Horse sports in film
Actors Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Kathleen York, Dylan Kussman, Frank Renzulli
Roles Al Carver
Rating71% 3.5995953.5995953.5995953.5995953.599595
Sonora Webster is an orphan living with her aunt during the Great Depression. Sonora learns that because of the family's financial difficulties, her treasured horse Lightning will be sold and she will be placed in an orphanage. Instead, Sonora slips out of the house during the night.
Mermaids (1990)
, 1h46
Directed by Richard Benjamin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about virginity
Actors Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Christina Ricci, Michael Schoeffling, Caroline McWilliams
Roles Joe Porretti
Rating66% 3.349833.349833.349833.349833.34983
The film is narrated by Charlotte Flax, a 15-year-old girl living in Oklahoma with her glamorous but eccentric mother, Rachel (whom she calls "Mrs. Flax"), and 9-year-old sister, Kate, who calls her by her given name. The narration begins in early fall 1963, just as Rachel's latest fling with her married employer ends and she decides to relocate once again. This time, they move to a new home near a convent in the small town of Eastport, Massachusetts. Charlotte has an obsession with Catholicism and idolizes the nuns living in the convent. She is always reminded by Rachel that they are Jewish. Kate, on the other hand, loves oceans and swimming. She apparently learned to do so when she was a baby, allowing her to win many competitions.
Longtime Companion, 1h36
Directed by Norman René
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Sida et LGBT, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Campbell Scott, Bruce Davison, Mary-Louise Parker, Patrick Cassidy, John Dossett, Stephen Caffrey
Roles Michael
Rating75% 3.7940553.7940553.7940553.7940553.794055
Longtime Companion chronicles the first years of the AIDS epidemic as seen through its impact on several gay men and the straight sister of one of them. The film is split into several sections identified by dates.
Slaves of New York, 2h4
Directed by James Ivory
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Bernadette Peters, Chris Sarandon, Mary Beth Hurt, Madeleine Potter, Adam Coleman Howard, Steve Buscemi
Roles Jan
Rating57% 2.85272.85272.85272.85272.8527
The story follows Eleanor, an aspiring hat designer, and a group of artists and models in the "downtown" New York City art world. Eleanor lives with her younger boyfriend Stash, an unknown artist, who is unfaithful and treats Eleanor with careless indifference. Eleanor expresses her feelings for Stash when she tells him that she was once attracted to him because he was dangerous. She stays with him despite the crumbling relationship because she has nowhere else to live—she is, in effect, a "slave."
Belizaire the Cajun, 1h43
Directed by Glen Pitre
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure, Historical, Romance
Actors Armand Assante, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie, Will Patton, Nancy Barrett, Robert Duvall
Roles Hypolite Leger
Rating64% 3.240713.240713.240713.240713.24071
Le film se déroule au milieu du XIX siècle, bien après la vente de la Louisiane par Napoléon Ier. Le sujet du film raconte l'histoire d'un médecin cajun, Bélisaire Breaux, aux savoirs médicaux traditionnels et ancestraux appris auprès des Amérindiens depuis l'époque de la Louisiane française, entrant en conflit avec les nouveaux immigrants anglophones venant peupler l'État américain de la Louisiane. L'action se passe essentiellement dans le Sud-Ouest de la Louisiane historique, au milieu des bayous dans la région de l'Acadiane.
Let's Get Harry, 1h42
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Jere Burns, Michael Schoeffling, Gary Busey, Rick Rossovich, Terry Camilleri, Elpidia Carrillo
Roles Corey
Rating52% 2.616412.616412.616412.616412.61641
The film opens with an American engineer named Harry Burck (Mark Harmon) being kidnapped by rebels in Colombia. Harry is there to help open a new water pipeline for his company and gets caught up in the action when a diplomat who is on hand for the pipe's unveiling is also kidnapped. Word reaches back to Harry's brother Corey (Michael Schoeffling) and his friends Bob (Thomas F. Wilson), cocaine addict Spence (Glenn Frey) and Kurt (Rick Rossovich), who were all awaiting his return home to Illinois. The men, who all work together at the same factory, learn that Harry was kidnapped by a drug lord named Carlos Ochobar. Corey and Bob travel to Washington, DC only to learn that the U.S. government is not going to mount any rescue attempt for Harry. We learn that the men (and everyone in the town) hold Harry in high regard. Kurt reminds his friends that they all owe Harry something, so he says their only choice is to rescue him themselves. Despite some resistance and skepticism from Kurt and Spence, all the men eventually agree to go. Before heading to Colombia, they enlist the financial help of a local car salesman named Jack (Gary Busey), who insists on going along, and the military expertise of a decorated no-nonsense mercenary named Norman Shrike (Robert Duvall).
Sylvester (1985)
, 1h44
Directed by Tim Hunter
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about animals, Films about horses
Actors Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers, Arliss Howard, Shizuko Hoshi
Roles Matt
Rating61% 3.0970153.0970153.0970153.0970153.097015
A young woman called Charlie cares for a captured wild horse and helps turn him into a champion jumper.
Vision Quest, 1h43
Directed by Harold Becker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Sports films
Actors Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox, Charles Hallahan, Harold Sylvester
Roles Kuch
Rating65% 3.2983753.2983753.2983753.2983753.298375
In this coming-of-age story, Louden Swain (Matthew Modine) is a high school wrestler who has just turned eighteen and decided that he needs to do something truly meaningful in his life. Against the wishes of those around him, he embarks on a mission to drop two weight classes in order to challenge the toughest opponent, Brian Shute (Frank Jasper), a menacing 3-time state champion from nearby rival Hoover High School, who has never been defeated in his high school career. In his zeal to drop from 190 pounds to 168 pounds, against the wishes of his coach (Charles Hallahan) and teammates, he disrupts the team around him and creates health problems of his own.
Racing with the Moon, 1h48
Directed by Richard Benjamin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films
Actors Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen, Rutanya Alda, Max Showalter
Roles Amputee Soldier (uncredited)
Rating65% 3.2961753.2961753.2961753.2961753.296175
The film is set in 1942California, in and around Mendocino. Penn plays Henry 'Hopper' Nash, a small town boy who has been drafted into the U.S. Marine Corps and is about to serve overseas. He is close friends with Nicky (Cage), who is also about to be deployed. They have approximately six weeks before shipping out; the film portrays their remaining time as civilians.
Sixteen Candles, 1h33
Directed by John Hughes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Teen movie, Films about marriage, Films about virginity
Actors Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, Gedde Watanabe
Roles Jake Ryan
Rating69% 3.4981853.4981853.4981853.4981853.498185
High school sophomore Samantha "Sam" Baker (Molly Ringwald) struggles to get through the day on her 16th birthday, which her entire family has forgotten about because her older sister, Ginny, is getting married the next day. She is also plagued by infatuation with a popular and attractive senior, Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling). At school she fares no better when she finds out that a completed "sex quiz," which she tried to surreptitiously slip to her friend, never reached her friend and, unbeknownst to either of them, was picked up by Jake. Sam panics because the quiz contains sensitive information, such as she is a virgin and is saving herself for Jake.