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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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Known For

Heathers
Heathers Heather Duke
(1988)
Mallrats
Mallrats Rene
(1995)
Charmed
Charmed Prue Halliwell
(1998-2008)
The Secret of NIMH
(1982)

Filmography

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 2018 Heathers (TV Series) (post-production)
Heather
 2017 MallBrats (TV Series) (announced)
Rene Mosier
- Pilot (2017) ... Rene Mosier
 2017 Bethany
Susan
 2016 Back in the Day
Maria
 2016 Rock in a Hard Place (TV Series)
Janice
- Pilot ... Janice
 2014 All I Want for Christmas (TV Movie)
Brenda Patterson
 2013 Bukowski
Katharina Bukowski
 2012 Witchslayer Gretl (TV Movie)
Gretl
 2011 Suite 7 (TV Series)
Adrienne
- 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
 2010 Burning Palms
Dr. Shelly
 2009 Encounter with Danger (TV Movie)
Lori
 2008-2009 90210 (TV Series)
Brenda Walsh
- One Party Can Ruin Your Whole Summer (2009) ... Brenda Walsh
- Hello, Goodbye, Amen (2009) ... Brenda Walsh
- That Which We Destroy (2008) ... Brenda Walsh
- Model Behavior (2008) ... Brenda Walsh
- Wide Awake and Dreaming (2008) ... Brenda Walsh
 2008 The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (TV Movie)
Susan Jordan
 1998-2008 Charmed (TV Series)
Prue Halliwell
- Unaired Pilot (2008) ... Prue Halliwell
- All Hell Breaks Loose (2001) ... Prue Halliwell
- Look Who's Barking (2001) ... Prue Halliwell
- Exit Strategy (2001) ... Prue Halliwell
- The Demon Who Came in from the Cold (2001) ... Prue Halliwell
 2008 Kiss Me Deadly (TV Movie)
Marta
 2007 Christmas Caper (TV Movie)
Cate Dove
 2005 Category 7: The End of the World (TV Movie)
Faith Clavell
 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 Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (TV Movie)
Lexi Wilcox
 2002 The Rendering (TV Movie)
Sarah Reynolds
 2001 Another Day (TV Movie)
Kate
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Shannen Doherty
 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
 1997 Friends 'Til the End (TV Movie)
Heather Romley
 1996 Gone in the Night (TV Movie)
Cindi Dowaliby
 1995 Mallrats
Rene
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Angel Norton
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Angel Norton
 1990-1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Brenda Walsh / Wendy Edwards
- Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington (1994) ... Brenda Walsh
- Vital Signs (1994) ... Brenda Walsh
- Truth and Consequences (1994) ... Brenda Walsh
- Acting Out (1994) ... Brenda Walsh
- Divas (1994) ... Brenda Walsh
 1994 Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (TV Movie)
Madeleine Dalton
 1994 Almost Dead
Katherine
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Shannen Doherty (uncredited)
 1992 The Secret of Lost Creek (TV Series)
Jennie Fogel
 1992 Obsessed (TV Movie)
Lorie Brindel
 1992 Slaughter: Real Love (Video short)
Woman
 1991 Forever Young (TV Movie)
Party Girl
 1990 Freeze Frame (TV Movie)
Lindsay Scott
 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
 1988 Heathers
Heather Duke
 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 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series)
Kathleen Kennedy
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Kathleen Kennedy
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Kathleen Kennedy
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Kathleen Kennedy
 1985 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Laurie
- Steppin' Out (1985) ... Laurie
 1984 Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (TV Movie)
Jenny Wilder
 1984 Little House: The Last Farewell (TV Movie)
Jenny Wilder
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Phoebe Danner
- Bite of the Jackal (1984) ... Phoebe Danner
 1983 Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (TV Movie)
Jenny Wilder
 1983 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Ima Platt
- A Sense of Debt (1983) ... Ima Platt
 1982-1983 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Jenny Wilder
- Hello and Goodbye (1983) ... Jenny Wilder
- May I Have This Dance (1983) ... Jenny Wilder
- For the Love of Blanche (1983) ... Jenny Wilder
- The Last Summer (1983) ... Jenny Wilder
- A Child with No Name (1983) ... Jenny Wilder
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Betty Parris
- Agents of Satan (1982) ... Betty Parris
 1982 Night Shift
Bluebird
 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 Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (90 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

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Presenter (with Jon Bon Jovi) at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards (1993). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on the tabloid articles] You know, as far as I'm concerned, whatever they write, um, is so . . . it's consisted of so many different lies that it's not even worth justifying it. See more »

Trivia:

When Shannen left the hit series Charmed (1998) in 2001 after three years, it caused great controversy since both she and costar Alyssa Milano confirmed that there was a rift. Rose McGowan replaced Shannen, and the series would go on for another five years, ending in 2006. In 2013, Alyssa tweeted to Shannen, Holly Marie Combs and Rose McGowan, whether they would do a Charmed reunion movie, since ... See more »

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Shando

Star Sign:

Aries

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