Winona Ryder

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Date of Birth October 29, 1971
Place of Birth Winona, Minnesota
Age 48 years old
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Winona Ryder

Winona Laura Horowitz, known professionally as Winona Ryder, is an American actress and film producer. She is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award and has been nominated for two Academy Awards, a BAFTA Award, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. After Ryder's film debut in Lucas, she gained attention with her performance in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice. She further rose to prominence with major roles in Heathers, Mermaids, Edward Scissorhands and Bram Stoker's Dracula. She garnered critical acclaim and two consecutive Academy Award nominations for her portrayals of socialite May Welland in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence and Jo March in the film adaptation of Little Women. Her other films during this period were Reality Bites, How to Make an American Quilt, The Crucible, Celebrity, and Girl, Interrupted, which she also executive produced. In 2002, Ryder appeared in the critically panned box office hit Mr. Deeds, after which her career declined and she took a break from films.

Born: Winona Laura Horowitz, October 29, 1971, Winona, Minnesota, U.S.
Nationality: American
Occupation: Actress, Producer
Years active: 1985–present
Home town: Petaluma, California, U.S.
Partner(s): Scott Mackinlay Hahn
Awards: Full list
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About Winona Ryder

Had her breakthrough role as a teenager, playing Lydia Deetz in the 1988 Tim Burton film Beetlejuice, then went on to play prominent roles in such films as Mermaids, Edward Scissorhands, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Little Women, and Girl, Interrupted. She also stars on the Netflix series Stranger Things.

Before Fame

She made her film debut in the 1986 David Seltzer feature Lucas.

Achievement

She won a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1993 film The Age of Innocence. She portrayed Amanda Grayson in the 2009 blockbuster film Star Trek.

Family Life

She was engaged to Johnny Depp for three years before breaking up with him in 1993. She has been with Scott Mackinlay Hahn since 2011.

Associations

She played a supporting role opposite Natalie Portman in the 2010 film Black Swan.

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Latest information about Winona Ryder updated on October 19, 2020.

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