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Winona Ryder

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Winona Ryder, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 29, 1971 In Winona, Minnesota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lucas 1986-03-28
Latest Project:
Movie Beetlejuice 2 2018-10-26
Known For
Movie Beetlejuice 2 Lydia Deetz 2018-10-26
Movie Author: The JT LeRoy Story Herself 2016-01-22
Series Stranger Things Joyce Byers 2016-07-15
Series Show Me a Hero Vinni Restiano 2015-08-16
Movie Experimenter Sasha Menkin Milgram 2015-10-16
Movie Turks & Caicos Melanie Fall 2014-03-20
Movie Homefront Sheryl Mott 2013-11-12
Movie The Iceman Deborah Kuklinski 2012-09-01
Movie Ben Lee: Catch My Disease Herself 2012-11-06
Movie The Letter Martine Jamison 2012-09-06
Movie Frankenweenie Elsa Van Helsing (voice) 2012-10-04
Movie The Dilemma Geneva Brannen 2011-01-13
Movie When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story Lois Wilson 2010-04-25
Movie Black Swan Beth MacIntyre 2010-12-03
Movie The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Sandra Dulles 2009-07-07
Movie Star Trek Amanda Grayson 2009-05-06
Movie The Last Word Charlotte Morris 2008-04-20
Movie The Informers Cheryl Moore 2008-11-05
Movie Sex and Death 101 Death Nell 2007-06-15
Movie Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton Herself 2007-04-27
Movie The Ten Kelly La Fonda 2007-08-03
Movie Welcome Cynthia 2007-10-05
Movie A Scanner Darkly Donna Hawthorne 2006-05-25
Movie The Darwin Awards Siri Taylor 2006-07-05
Movie The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things Psychologist 2004-09-15
Movie Declaration of Independence Herself 2003-06-10
Movie One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien: Resurrection' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Mr. Deeds Babe Bennett 2002-06-28
Movie S1m0ne Nicola Anders 2002-08-23
Movie Zoolander Winona Ryder (uncredited) 2001-09-28
Movie Lost Souls Maya Larkin 2000-10-13
Movie Girl, Interrupted Susanna Kaysen 1999-03-24
Movie Celebrity Nola 1998-09-07
Movie Alien Resurrection Annalee Call 1997-11-12
Movie Boys Patty Vare 1996-05-10
Movie The Crucible Abigail Williams 1996-11-27
Movie Looking for Richard Herself/Lady Anne 1996-10-11
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Finn Dodd 1995-10-06
Movie Reality Bites Lelaina Pierce 1994-02-18
Movie Little Women Josephine "Jo" March 1994-12-21
Movie The Age of Innocence May Welland 1993-09-17
Movie The House of the Spirits Blanca Trueba 1993-10-19
Movie Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. Self 1992-01-01
Movie Dracula Mina Murray / Elisabeta 1992-11-13
Movie Night on Earth Corky 1991-12-12
Movie Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Dinky Bossetti 1990-10-12
Movie Mermaids Charlotte Flax 1990-12-14
Movie Edward Scissorhands Kim 1990-12-05
Movie Great Balls of Fire! Myra Gale Brown 1989-06-30
Movie Beetlejuice Lydia Deetz 1988-03-30
Movie 1969 Beth Carr 1988-08-18
Movie Square Dance Gemma Dillard 1987-03-01
Movie Lucas Rina 1986-03-28
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