Andrew Thomas Mc Carthy (born November 29, 1962) is an American actor, travel writer and television director. Elmo's Fire, Mannequin, Weekend at Bernie's, Pretty in Pink, and Less Than Zero, and more recently for his roles in the television shows Lipstick Jungle, White Collar, Royal Pains, and The Family.
continually had him placed as the sincere and kind leading man.
Duckie feels like a corporate amalgamation, reverse-engineered by scientists trying to create the Next Big Geek.He lip-synchs to Otis Redding, wears a stupid hat, and seems always on the verge of a spit-take.Whenever he’s on-screen, our enjoyment wanes even as our attention fixates. As goes Duckie, so goes originally ended with Andie rejecting Blane and dancing prom night away with Duckie.He returned to Broadway theatre to star in Side Man, Mc Carthy's version of the play won a Tony Award for Best Play in 1999.In 2003 Mc Carthy was set to guest star in two episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.Andie Walsh (MOLLY RINGWALD) is a poor girl from the wrong side of the tracks with an obsession for pink paraphenalia.She lives (literally on the wrong side of the tracks) with her unemployed father, Jack (HARRY DEAN STANTON). "Soon enough, a picture of Blane appears on her computer screen. Blane stands up from the terminal across from hers. Blane's friend Steff Mc Kee (JAMES SPADER) is the sinister bad-guy who roams the halls of the school in a white suit looking more like a 25-year old Record Executive than a student.Test audiences hated seeing Duckie sort of get the girl—I don’t blame them—so instead we get Blane and Andie kissing in the parking lot while OMD’s “If You Leave” lulls us into acceptance.Their union is the carnal equivalent of paint-by-numbers. He didn’t get Andie, he lost Blane, and so what: the best revenge is getting ahead. Duckie fractured his neck in an Off Off Broadway performance of At first, the boys of Welton Academy seemed to be wearing their fathers’ oversized clothes, but as teenage angst set in, their navy-blue blazers, sweater vests, and pleated pants became decidedly cooler.Like the Matt Dillon movie, that was then, this is now. As attorney Richard Golub explained recently, he was retained, in accordance with Bernbaum’s will, to “close Mortimer’s down.” But this spring, the death of Mortimer’s and the dearth of agreeable restaurants in the 10021 ZIP code were being compared to a month of Sundays “in the Gobi desert,” to quote House & Garden editor at large Carolina Irving.A few of those mentioned in the Brat Pack story–notably, Mr. Penn, Matthew Broderick and Nicolas Cage–somehow emerged from the Brat Pack association untouched by the curse. To resurrect it, parched investors were found from the restaurant’s inner circle: Nan Kempner, Mario Buatta, Anne Eisenhower, Gale Hayman, financier James Arcara and 15 or so other regulars made pledges.