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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... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Experimenter
Sasha Menkin Milgram
 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Vinni Restiano
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Vinni Restiano
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Vinni Restiano
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Vinni Restiano
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Vinni Restiano
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Vinni Restiano
 2014 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
Melanie Fall
- Worricker: Turks & Caicos (2014) ... Melanie Fall
 2013-2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Peggy Shippen / Mary Dyer
- 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
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Winona Ryder
- Another List (1998) ... Winona Ryder
 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
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Other Works:

Music video for Cher: "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)" 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)
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Personal Quote:

I remember one time in particular. I was in the middle of auditioning, and I was mid-sentence when the casting director said, "Listen, kid. You should not be an actress. You are not pretty enough. You should go back to wherever you came from and you should go to school. You don't have it." She was very blunt - I honestly think that she thought she was doing me a favor. See more »

Trivia:

The first house she bought was in the Hollywood Hills. She soon moved, saying she never fitted in. See more »

Trademark:

Dark hair and pale skin See more »

Nickname:

Noni

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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