Character profile for Andrew "Andy" Clark from The Breakfast Club (page 1)
Sign in. Andrew : We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you're crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us - in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain
The Breakfast Club. Andrew Clark, the toughest of the bunch, is a character with a very strong and aggressive personality on the outside, but in the inside, he is someone who is struggling with identity issues. In the beginning of the film before going into detention, Andrew is having a conversation with his father about why he is being punished. The reason for which he is going into detention is not revealed but his father isn't upset at him for getting into trouble, instead he tells him that it is fine because he too as a teenager got into tons of trouble. All his father cares about is Andrew keeping his scholarship by being the best wrestler at his school.
Andrew Emilio Estevez is a stereotypical jock. But, as you're probably expecting at this point, he's not just some broad caricature of a meathead. Like everyone else in this movie, he possesses hidden emotional depths. No one's really a stereotype on the inside—they just act like stereotypes all the time on the outside. But, at first, he conforms to all the stereotypes about him. He assumes that Bender is a "nothing," someone who "doesn't count.