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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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Born:
Oct 29, 1971 In Winona, Minnesota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the movie Beetlejuice 2
Latest Project:
Series Stranger Things 2016-07-15
Known For
Poster of Stranger Things
Poster of Black Swan
Poster of Friends
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

Beetlejuice 2 (2018)

Horror Fantasy Comedy
Movie
as Lydia Deetz

Stranger Things (2016)

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Joyce Byers
8.2 544 votes

Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
5.8 7 votes

Show Me a Hero (2015)

Crime Drama History
Series
as Vinni Restiano
4.6 18 votes

Show Me a Hero (2015)

History Crime Drama
Movie
as Vinni Restiano
8.2 38 votes

Experimenter (2015)

Drama History
Movie
as Sasha Menkin Milgram
6.8 141 votes

Turks & Caicos (2014)

Thriller Drama Action Mystery
Movie
as Melanie Fall
6.5 39 votes

Homefront (2013)

Action Thriller
Movie
as Sheryl Mott
6.4 772 votes

The Iceman (2012)

Thriller Crime Drama
Movie
as Deborah Kuklinski
6.4 324 votes

The Letter (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Martine Jamison
3.9 7 votes

Ben Lee: Catch My Disease (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself

Here with Me (2012)

Music
Movie
as Wax Girl
8.4 5 votes

Frankenweenie (2012)

Animation Comedy Family
Movie
as Elsa Van Helsing (voice)
6.6 780 votes

The Dilemma (2011)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Geneva Brannen
5.2 274 votes

Black Swan (2010)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Beth MacIntyre
7.3 3458 votes

When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)

Drama
Movie
as Lois Wilson
4.4 5 votes

Stay Cool (2009)

Comedy
Movie
as Scarlet Smith
4.7 17 votes

Star Trek (2009)

Science Fiction Action Adventure
Movie
as Amanda Grayson
7.4 4082 votes

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Sandra Dulles
6 48 votes

The Informers (2008)

Action Adventure Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Cheryl Laine
4.5 50 votes

The Last Word (2008)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Charlotte Morris
6.5 11 votes

Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton (2007)

Documentary Foreign
Movie
as Herself
7.3 3 votes

The Ten (2007)

Comedy
Movie
as Kelly La Fonda
4.9 50 votes

Welcome (2007)

Movie
as Cynthia

Sex and Death 101 (2007)

Comedy Romance Drama
Movie
as Death Nell
5.7 59 votes

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Animation Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Donna Hawthorne
6.8 452 votes

The Darwin Awards (2006)

Comedy Romance Adventure
Movie
as Siri Taylor
5.3 43 votes

The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)

Drama
Movie
as Psychologist
5.6 34 votes

Celebrities Uncensored (2003)

News Documentary
Series
as Unknown
3.5 2 votes

Declaration of Independence (2003)

Movie
as Herself

One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien Resurrection' (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6.7 6 votes

S1m0ne (2002)

Comedy Drama Science Fiction
Movie
as Nicola Anders
5.5 222 votes

Mr. Deeds (2002)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Babe Bennett
5.6 539 votes

Zoolander (2001)

Comedy
Movie
as Herself (uncredited)
6.2 1115 votes

Autumn in New York (2000)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Charlotte Fielding
5.6 113 votes

Lost Souls (2000)

Horror Thriller
Movie
as Maya Larkin
4.5 34 votes

Strangers with Candy (1999)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.5 6 votes

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Susanna Kaysen
7.5 565 votes

Celebrity (1998)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Nola
6 91 votes

Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Science Fiction Horror Action
Movie
as Annalee Call
5.9 1079 votes

The Crucible (1996)

Drama History
Movie
as Abigail Williams
6.7 112 votes

Boys (1996)

Romance Drama Mystery
Movie
as Patty Vare
5.4 10 votes

Looking For Richard (1996)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself/Lady Anne
7 30 votes

How To Make An American Quilt (1995)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Finn Dodd
6.4 31 votes

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.6 15 votes

Little Women (1994)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Jo March
6.9 179 votes

Friends (1994)

Comedy
Series
as Melissa Warburton
7.7 647 votes

Reality Bites (1994)

Drama
Movie
as Lelaina Pierce
6.6 154 votes

The House of the Spirits (1993)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Blanca Trueba
6.7 90 votes

The Age of Innocence (1993)

Drama Romance
Movie
as May Welland
7 143 votes

Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. (1992)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
1 1 votes

Dracula (1992)

Romance Horror
Movie
as Mina Murray / Elisabeta
7 841 votes

The Larry Sanders Show (1992)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.5 21 votes

Night on Earth (1991)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Corky
7.6 126 votes

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Dinky Bossetti
6.1 23 votes

Mermaids (1990)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Charlotte Flax
6.5 108 votes

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Fantasy Drama Romance
Movie
as Kim Boggs
7.5 2705 votes

Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

Drama
Movie
as Myra Gale Brown
5.9 67 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 828 votes

Beetlejuice (1988)

Fantasy Comedy
Movie
as Lydia Deetz
7.1 1169 votes

Heathers (1988)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Veronica Sawyer
7.3 327 votes

1969 (1988)

Drama War
Movie
as Beth Carr
5.5 19 votes

Square Dance (1987)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Gemma Dillard
5.3 3 votes

Lucas (1986)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Rina
6.4 47 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.3 92 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.7 10 votes