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Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
Full name Winona Laura Horowitz
Born 29 October 1971 (aged 48)
Winona, Minnesotta
Years active 1986-2001
2005-present
Occupation Actress

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Winona Ryder (Winona Laura Horowitz) was born on 29 October 1971 in Winona, Minnesotta.

Biography Edit

While in her early teens, Ryder was enrolled in the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. She made her film debut in the coming-of-age drama Lucas (1986).

In many of her early films, she played a variety of roles. She was the eccentric, gothic Lydia in 1988's horror comedy Beetlejuice directed by Tim Burton. Ryder soon appeared as teenager who falls for the unusual title character in Edward Scissorhands (1990) with then-boyfriend Johnny Depp.

In the dark comedy Heathers (1989), she played a high school girl battling for her place in the popularity food-chain. She also played in Alien Resurrection (1997) the android Annalee. Her brother, Uri, was a major fan of the film series. That´s why, when asked, she took the role.

Ryder had a hiatus after her shoplifting incident in 2001 which lasted until 2005. Since then she has appeared in a variety of films until the present day.

Horror filmography Edit

Year Film Role Notes
1988 Beetlejuice Lydia Deetz
1992 Dracula (1992) Wilhelmina "Mina" Murray
1997 Alien Resurrection Annalee Call
2000 Lost Souls Maya Larkin
2010 Black Swan Beth MacIntyre/ The Dying Swan

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