Jake Ryan - biting lip ( Michael Schoeffling)

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Jake Ryan, only in love and dreaming of him picking me up in the red car with a cake since high school!!!

Classic 80s movies, “modernized”

Michael Schoefling as Jake Ryan in "Sixteen Candles"

Michael Schoeffling aka Jake Ryan in 16 Candles. The absolute BEST part of the movie when he says, "Yeah, YOU!" Even with that really ugly green sweater vest!

Molly Ringwald & Michael Schoeffling publicity photo for Sixteen Candles (1984)

Molly Ringwald and Michael Schoeffling in a publicity photo for 'Sixteen Candles' Jake Ryan the ultimate HS crush.

Sixteen Candles (Jake Ryan) my first crush it's been 30 years and I still have a crush on him. This man is so dreamy

Michael Schoeffling/ fooled into believeing men actually care curse you john hughes.

Michael Schoeffling (Jake Ryan) was so shy during his audition that he almost lost the role. But the film’s producer Michelle Manning found him so “stunning and dreamy” that they cast him. | 16 Things You Might Not Know About "Sixteen Candles"

Michael Schoeffling (Jake Ryan) was so shy during his audition that he almost lost the role. But the film’s producer Michelle Manning found him so “stunning and dreamy” that they cast him.

Jake Ryan, Sixteen Candles.  This is the childhood crush that determined my "type" for my entire life!

Playing the role of Jake Ryan, the most desirable boy in school in the 1984 movie "Sixteen Candles," rocketed Michael Schoeffling to fame. This led to roles in other films including "Vision Quest" and "Mermaids.

Edward Cullan from Twilight. Michael Schoeffling is pretty much who came to mind while I was reading Twilight.

Edward Cullan from Twilight. Michael Schoeffling is pretty much who came to mind while I was reading Twilight.

Credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Jake Ryan from Sixteen Candles is without a doubt the hunkiest hunk of the ’80s (and quite possibly of all-time). Michael (that’s his real name) left acting for good in the ’90s and seems to have been abducted by aliens, as there are no present-day photos of him on the internet. We’ll just choose to believe that he’s off in a space ship somewhere looking as gorgeous as ever. *swoon*

Credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Jake Ryan from Sixteen Candles is without a doubt the hunkiest hunk of the ’80s (and quite possibly of all-time). Michael (that’s his real name) left acting for good in the ’90s and seems to have been abducted by aliens, as there are no present-day photos of him on the internet. We’ll just choose to believe that he’s off in a space ship somewhere looking as gorgeous as ever. *swoon*

Michael Schoeffling on the cover of GQ, November 1981. You may know him better as "Jake Ryan".

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Every girl (and certain fabulous boys) that has ever laid eyes on the character of “Jake Ryan” in the 1984 film “Sixteen Candles”, played by the dashing Michael Schoeffling, has fallen under his spell.

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