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Question: vote
Demi Moore - 4 (6.7%)
Molly Ringwald - 13 (21.7%)
Jennifer Grey - 1 (1.7%)
Jennifer Beals - 5 (8.3%)
Lea Thompson - 6 (10%)
Daryl Hannah - 6 (10%)
Phoebe Cates - 8 (13.3%)
Ally Sheedy - 4 (6.7%)
Jami Gertz - 0 (0%)
Rae Dawn Chong - 1 (1.7%)
Elizabeth Daily - 1 (1.7%)
Daphne Zuniga - 0 (0%)
Helen Slater - 0 (0%)
Nastassja Kinski - 1 (1.7%)
Kelly LeBrock - 1 (1.7%)
Brigitte Nielsen - 2 (3.3%)
Meg Tilly - 1 (1.7%)
Deborah Foreman - 2 (3.3%)
Tawny Kitaen - 4 (6.7%)
Lucinda Dickey - 0 (0%)
Jenny Wright - 0 (0%)
Jill Schoelen - 0 (0%)
Total Voters: 14

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« on: June 14, 2012, 01:50:22 AM »

Vote: young movie actresses born between 1960-1975 that come to mind when thinking about the 80's.
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2012, 07:04:51 AM »

You left out Lori Loughlin, Drew Barymore and Brooke Shields of totally hot chicks you!   BounceGiggle

Anyhow, I went with:

Molly Ringwald - wasn't she in at least half the movies made in the '80s?
Lea Thompson - such a cutie
Phoebe Cates - see above
Deborah Foreman - for Valley Girl and the Waxworks movies
Tawny Kitaen - who cares if she was in any movies, I chose her for that Whitesnake video  Thumbup

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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2012, 09:02:31 AM »

You also left out Linda Blair, Lana Clarkson and Linnea Quigley... they defined the 80s for me, at least.

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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2012, 06:45:54 PM »

I'm all for Tawny because she was in Witchboard, but Molly Ringwald and Daphne Zuniga (The Initiation, YEAH!) define the 80s for me.

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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2012, 10:39:43 AM »

No love for Elizabeth Shue?

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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2012, 12:46:57 PM »

Molly Ringwald
Demi Moore
Phoebe Cates
Ally Sheedy
Jami Gertz

In fact,each of these ladies were the epitomy of the decade.....with a mention of Mare Winningham.

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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2012, 09:54:24 PM »

I voted for:

Molly Ringwald (who rightfully should win this by a large margin, she's by in far the woman I think of when I think of 80s films)
Jennifer Grey
Daryl Hannah
Lea Thompson
Phoebe Cates

Surprised there was no listing for Melanie Griffith or Sigourney Weaver.

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« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2012, 12:43:15 AM »

Surprised there was no listing for Melanie Griffith or Sigourney Weaver.

Focus was on the "younger" generation of actresses.
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