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

Sixteen Candles’ Jake Ryan is 53 Today! Where Is Michael Schoeffling Now?

The 17 Hottest All-American Movie Heroes

The 17 Hottest All-American Movie Heroes

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*

Jake Ryan doesn't know you exist.

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!

Jake Gyllenhaal

wmagazine: “ Jake Gyllenhaal strikes a pose at the Toronto Film Festival. Photo by Caitlin Cronenberg.

michael schoeffling as Jake Ryan. Of coarse!

michael schoeffling as Jake Ryan. Of coarse!

Michael Schoeffling (Jake Ryan) was so shy during his audition that he almost…

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.