Then: Kevin Bacon was a relative newcomer, having starred in “Animal House” and “Diner,” among a spattering of television shows and theatre productions. After his role as rebel Ren McCormack in “Footloose,” Bacon’s star began to rise.
The Original 'Footloose' Cast: Then and Now
October 14, 2011
What happened to the stars of the original 1984 version of "Footloose"?