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Shannen Doherty

Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on April 12, 1971, to Rosa (Wright) and John Doherty. Her father worked in a bank, while her mother owned a beauty parlor. She has an older brother, Sean. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, Scottish, and remote French. In 1978, at the tender age of seven, she and her family moved to Los ... See full bio »

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 2015 Bethany (post-production)
 2015 Bukowski (completed)
Katharina Bukowski
 2015 Undateable John (post-production)
 2015 All I Want for Christmas (TV Movie) (post-production)
Brenda Patterson
 2016 Back in the Day
 2015 Off the Map (TV Series)
 2014 Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse (Short)
News Anchor
 2012 Witchslayer Gretl (TV Movie)
 2011 Suite 7 (TV Series)
- Company (2011) ... Adrienne
 2010 Growing the Big One (TV Movie)
Emma Silver
 2010 Mari-Kari (TV Series)
Mari / Kari
- Episode #1.8 (2010) ... Mari / Kari
- Episode #1.7 (2010) ... Mari / Kari
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Mari / Kari
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Mari / Kari
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Mari / Kari
 2009 Encounter with Danger (TV Movie)
 2008 Kiss Me Deadly (TV Movie)
 2007 Christmas Caper (TV Movie)
Cate Dove
 2005 Love, Inc. (TV Series)
Denise Johnson
- Pilot (2005) ... Denise Johnson (uncredited)
 2004-2005 North Shore (TV Series)
Alexandra Hudson
- The End (2005) ... Alexandra Hudson
- The Ex-Games (2005) ... Alexandra Hudson
- Shark (2005) ... Alexandra Hudson
- Catwalk (2004) ... Alexandra Hudson
- Sucker Punch (2004) ... Alexandra Hudson
 2003 View of Terror (TV Movie)
Celeste Timmerman
 2002 The Rendering (TV Movie)
Sarah Reynolds
 2001 Another Day (TV Movie)
 2000 Satan's School for Girls (TV Movie)
Beth Hammersmith / Karen Oxford
 1999 Striking Poses
Gage Sullivan
 1997 The Ticket (TV Movie)
CeeCee Reicker
 1997 Nowhere
Val-Chick 2
 1997 Sleeping with the Devil (TV Movie)
Rebecca Dubrovich
 1996 Gone in the Night (TV Movie)
Cindi Dowaliby
 1995 Mallrats
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Angel Norton
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Angel Norton
 1994 Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (TV Movie)
Madeleine Dalton
 1994 Almost Dead
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Shannen Doherty (uncredited)
 1993 Freeze Frame (TV Movie)
Lindsay Scott
 1992 The Secret of Lost Creek (TV Series)
Jennie Fogel
 1992 Obsessed (TV Movie)
Lorie Brindel
 1991 Forever Young (TV Movie)
Party Girl
 1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Ginny Green
- Corky's Crush (1990) ... Ginny Green
 1989 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Janine DeGray
- Things We Said Today (1989) ... Janine DeGray
 1986-1988 Our House (TV Series)
Kris Witherspoon
- Artful Dodging (1988) ... Kris Witherspoon
- Neighborhood Watch (1988) ... Kris Witherspoon
- The Fifth Beatle (1988) ... Kris Witherspoon
- The Ashton Street Gang (1988) ... Kris Witherspoon
- Out of Step (1988) ... Kris Witherspoon
 1987 Alf Loves a Mystery (TV Movie)
The Lady in Red
 1986 Outlaws (TV Series)
Young Girl
- Outlaws (1986) ... Young Girl
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Shelley Fowler
- The Secret (1985) ... Shelley Fowler
 1985 The Other Lover (TV Movie)
Alson Fielding
 1985 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Maggie Malene
 1985 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
- Steppin' Out (1985) ... Laurie
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Phoebe Danner
- Bite of the Jackal (1984) ... Phoebe Danner
 1983 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Ima Platt
- A Sense of Debt (1983) ... Ima Platt
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Betty Parris
 1982 Night Shift
 1982 The Secret of NIMH
Teresa (voice)
 1982 The Phoenix (TV Series)
Little Girl
- One of Them (1982) ... Little Girl (uncredited)
 1981 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Drusilla Shannon
- By the Bear That Bit Me: Part 2 (1981) ... Drusilla Shannon
- By the Bear That Bit Me: Part 1 (1981) ... Drusilla Shannon
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Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (81 credits)
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(24 to 25 May, 2004) Stage: Starred in comedy "In the Wings", Revelation Theater in New York City. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 16 Articles | 17 Pictorials | 68 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[in Cleo magazine, August 2000] Let me start by saying it wasn't like I walked out one day and said, "I quit". It was a very long process of quitting the show. Aaron [producer Aaron Spelling] got as fed up with me as I was with the show, and I think it was because the notoriety was too much. People were hating the character and I couldn't take the abuse that came with that. People couldn't ... See more »


Offered a role in Scream 3 (2000). See more »



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