Winona Ryder Biography

Winona Ryder is an American actress. She made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. Ryder's first significant role, in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice, was as Lydia Deetz, a goth teenager, and won her critical and popular recognition. After various appearances in film and on television, Ryder continued her acting career with the cult film Heathers, a controversial satire of teenage suicide and high school life that drew Ryder further critical attention and commercial success. She later appeared in Mermaids, earning a Golden Globe nomination, in Burton's Edward Scissorhands, and in Francis Ford Coppola's gothic romance Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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, as Best Actress, for Little Women the following year. She later appeared in the Generation X cult hit Reality Bites, Alien Resurrection, the Woody Allen comedy Celebrity, and Girl, Interrupted, which she also executive-produced. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Winona Ryder
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer
Ethnicity:
Jewish people
Date of Birth:
October 29, 1971 (50)
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
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