STARmeter
Top 500
Down 41 this week

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... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 02 Dec 2010
 
a list of 44 people
created 14 Jan 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 04 Jan 2012
 
a list of 21 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Winona Ryder.

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (53 credits)
 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Vinni Restiano (2014)
 2015 Experimenter (post-production)
Sasha Menkin Milgram
 2013-2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Peggy Shippen / Mary Dyer
- Philadelphia (2014) ... Peggy Shippen
- Boston (2013) ... Mary Dyer
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Melanie Fall
 2012/IV The Letter
Martine
 2009 Water Pills (Short)
Carrie
 2007/II Welcome (Short)
Cynthia
 2004 The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
Psychologist (uncredited)
 2001 Zoolander
Winona Ryder (uncredited)
 2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
Fran
- The Last Temptation of Blank (2000) ... Fran
 1998 Celebrity
Nola
 1996 Boys
Patty Vare
 1996 Looking for Richard (Documentary)
Lady Anne
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Allison Taylor
- Lisa's Rival (1994) ... Allison Taylor (voice)
 1988 1969
Beth
 1987 Square Dance
Gemma
 1986 Lucas
Rina
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (73 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (21 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Japanese TV commercial for Caffe latte (1999) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 20 Interviews | 36 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 82 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On Heathers (1988): It's a brilliant piece of literature, and I call it literature because it really is. I held it up next to "Catcher in the Rye" and all the great books that I've read. See more »

Trivia:

Independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch wrote a part specifically for her in Night on Earth (1991), as a tattooed, chain-smoking cabdriver who dreams of becoming a mechanic. See more »

Trademark:

Large brown eyes See more »

Nickname:

Noni

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why did she bash Mel Gibson? diggler_inc
Her voice rnd
Favorite Winona movie ? lynchislife95
Really Rooting for Her To Pull a McConaughey romyroo
So.. nothing new? LieutenantRyder
Homefront JulienDonkeyBoy1983
Discuss Winona Ryder on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page