Winona Ryder

Biography

Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29, 1971), better known under her professional name Winona Ryder, is an American actress. She made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. Ryder's first significant role came in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988) as a goth teenager, which won her critical and commercial recognition. After making various appearances in film and television, Ryder continued her career with the cult film Heathers (1989), a controversial satire of teenage suicide and high school life, which drew Ryder further critical and commercial attention. Having played diverse roles in many well-received films, Ryder won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination in the same category for her role in The Age of Innocence in 1993, as well as another Academy Award nomination for Little Women the following year for Best Actress. In 2000, Ryder received a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. Ryder's personal life has been widely reported by the media. Her relationship with actor Johnny Depp in the early 1990s was highly publicized and received much scrutiny by the media and tabloid press. A much talked about 2001 shoplifting incident led to a four-year hiatus from acting. She has also revealed her personal struggle with anxiety and depression, briefly checking into a clinic. In 2006, Ryder returned to the screen, and some media outlets called her performance "a remarkable comeback" to acting, having appeared in high-profile films such as Star Trek. In 2010, she was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards, as the lead actress of When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, and as part of the cast of Black Swan.

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Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29, 1971), better known under her professional name Winona Ryder, is an American actress. She made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. Ryder's first significant role came in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988) as a goth teenager, which won her critical and commercial recognition. After making various appearances in film and television, Ryder continued her career with the cult film Heathers (1989), a controversial satire of teenage suicide and high school life, which drew Ryder further critical and commercial attention. Having played diverse roles in many well-received films, Ryder won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination in the same category for her role in The Age of Innocence in 1993, as well as another Academy Award nomination for Little Women the following year for Best Actress. In 2000, Ryder received a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. Ryder's personal life has been widely reported by the media. Her relationship with actor Johnny Depp in the early 1990s was highly publicized and received much scrutiny by the media and tabloid press. A much talked about 2001 shoplifting incident led to a four-year hiatus from acting. She has also revealed her personal struggle with anxiety and depression, briefly checking into a clinic. In 2006, Ryder returned to the screen, and some media outlets called her performance "a remarkable comeback" to acting, having appeared in high-profile films such as Star Trek. In 2010, she was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards, as the lead actress of When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, and as part of the cast of Black Swan.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1971-10-29

Place of Birth Winona, Minnesota, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://winona-ryder.org/

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Beetlejuice 2 as Lydia Deetz
2016 Stranger Things(8 episodes) as Joyce
2015 Experimenter as Sasha Menkin Milgram
2015 Show Me a Hero as Vinni Restiano
2015 Show Me a Hero(6 episodes) as Vinni Restiano
2014 Turks & Caicos as Melanie Fall
2013 Homefront as Sheryl Mott
2012 Here With Me
2012 Ben Lee: Catch My Disease as Herself
2012 Frankenweenie as Elsa Van Helsing
2012 The Letter as Martine
2012 The Iceman as Deborah Kuklinski
2011 The Dilemma as Geneva Brannen
2010 Black Swan as Beth MacIntyre
2010 When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story as Lois Wilson
2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee as Sandra Dulles
2009 Star Trek as Amanda Grayson
2009 Stay Cool as Scarlet Smith
2008 The Informers as Cheryl Laine
2008 The Last Word as Charlotte
2007 Welcome as Cynthia
2007 The Ten as Kelly La Fonda
2007 Sex and Death 101 as Death Nell
2007 Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton as Herself
2006 The Darwin Awards as Siri Taylor
2006 A Scanner Darkly as Donna Hawthorne
2004 The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things as Psychologist
2003 One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien Resurrection' as Herself
2003 Declaration of Independence as Herself
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(1 episode)
2002 S1m0ne as Nicola Anders
2002 Mr. Deeds as Babe Bennett
2001 Zoolander as Herself (uncredited)
2000 Lost Souls as Maya Larkin
2000 Autumn in New York as Charlotte Fielding
1999 Girl, Interrupted as Susanna Kaysen
1999 Strangers with Candy(1 episode)
1998 Celebrity as Nola
1997 Alien: Resurrection as Annalee Call
1996 The Crucible as Abigail Williams
1996 Looking For Richard as Herself/Lady Anne
1996 Boys as Patty Vare
1995 How To Make An American Quilt as Finn Dodd
1995 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist(1 episode)
1994 Little Women as Jo March
1994 Friends(1 episode) as Melissa Warburton
1994 Reality Bites as Lelaina Pierce
1993 The House of the Spirits as Blanca Trueba
1993 The Age of Innocence as May Welland
1992 Dracula as Mina Murray / Elisabeta
1992 The Larry Sanders Show(1 episode)
1992 Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. as Herself
1991 Night on Earth as Corky
1990 Mermaids as Charlotte Flax
1990 Edward Scissorhands as Kim
1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael as Dinky Bossetti
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Great Balls of Fire! as Myra Gale Brown
1988 Heathers as Veronica Sawyer
1988 1969 as Beth Carr
1988 Beetlejuice as Lydia Deetz
1987 Square Dance as Gemma
1986 Lucas as Rina
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(5 episodes)

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