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Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish. She grew up in a ranch commune in Northern...

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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:
Series Stranger Things 2016-07-15

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 45 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Black Swan
Poster of Girl, Interrupted
Poster of Alien: Resurrection
Poster of Edward Scissorhands
Series Stranger Things Joyce Byers 2016-07-15
Movie Experimenter Alexandra 'Sasha' Milgram 2015-10-16
Movie Turks & Caicos Melanie Fall 2014-11-09
Movie The Iceman Deborah Pellicotti 2013-05-02
Movie Homefront Sheryl Marie Mott 2013-11-27
Movie The Dilemma Geneva 2011-01-14
Movie Stay Cool Scarlet Smith 2011-09-16
Movie Black Swan Beth Macintyre / The Dying Swan 2010-12-17
Movie Star Trek Amanda Grayson 2009-05-08
Movie The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Sandra Dulles 2009-07-10
Movie Sex and Death 101 Death Nell / Gillian De Raisx 2008-02-22
Movie Mr. Deeds Babe Bennett 2002-06-28
Movie S1m0ne Nicola Anders 2002-08-23
Movie Girl, Interrupted Susanna 2000-01-14
Movie Autumn in New York Charlotte Fielding 2000-08-11
Movie Celebrity Nola 1998-11-20
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Martin Scorsese Herself 1997-05-28
Movie Alien: Resurrection Call 1997-11-26
Movie The Crucible Abigail Williams 1996-11-27
Movie Boys Patty Vare 1996-05-10
Movie Looking for Richard Lady Anne 1996-10-11
Series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Finn 1995-10-06
Movie Reality Bites Lelaina Pierce 1994-02-18
Movie Little Women Jo March 1994-12-25
Movie Night on Earth Corky 1991-12-12
Movie Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Dinky Bossetti 1990-10-12
Movie Edward Scissorhands Kim 1990-12-14
Movie Heathers Veronica 1989-03-31
Movie Great Balls of Fire! Myra Gale Brown 1989-06-30
Movie Beetlejuice Lydia Deetz 1988-03-30
Movie Square Dance Gemma 1987-03-01
Movie Lucas Rina 1986-03-28