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Winona Ryder

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Net worth 2018: $18 Million
Residence: Olmsted County, Minnesota, U.S
BirthDay: 29 October 1971
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 1.61 m
Education: Petaluma High School

Winona Ryder was bornon 29 October 1971 in Olmsted County, Minnesota, U.S, British, American. Winona Ryder is a versatile actress who had won several awards and accolades for portraying a variety of roles over a wide genre of films that include comedy, horror, drama, and science fiction. She entered Hollywood as a teenager and made her debut in the film ‘Lucas’. As a young woman, she gained the reputation for taking on quirky roles in films like ‘Heathers’ which dealt with teenage suicide and the horror film ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’. As she matured she expanded her horizon and began accepting different and challenging roles. She is one of the few actresses who successfully made the transition form being a teenage wonder into a mature character actor. Her versatility and penchant for playing diverse roles ensured that there was never a shortage of interesting roles for her to choose from. The daughter of a video producer, she developed an early fascination with cinema and started attending acting classes when she was 12 years of age. She found her first film role as a teenager when she was chosen to play Rina in the film ‘Lucas’. Even though her big screen debut was not considered a hit, it sure became the launch pad for her career. Bigger roles soon followed and soon Winona made a name for herself in Hollywood.


$18 Million


In 2010 she played Lois Wilson in the television movie ‘When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story’ which premiered on CBS


She appeared in the black comedy ‘Sex and Death 101’ in 2007


After the completion of her probation, she tried to stage a comeback in 2006


She was convicted of grand theft and vandalism and sentenced to three years probation in 2002


Ryder was arrested on shoplifting charges in 2001 and was also accused of using drugs like Vicodin and oxycodone without valid prescriptions


She turned executive producer with the 1999 drama film, ‘Girl, Interrupted


In 1994 she played the tempestuous Jo in the movie ‘Little Women’ along with Trini Alvarado, Claire Danes and Kirsten Dunst


She appeared in the Award winning movie ‘The Age of Innocence’ in 1993 which had been adapted from Edith Wharton’s novel of the same name


She played Kim, the love-interest of an artificial man named Edward in the romantic fantasy film ‘Edward Scissorhands’ in 1990


She met Johnny Depp in 1989 and became engaged to him in 1990


Her first substantial role came in the form of the character Veronica Sawyer in the black comedy 1988 ‘Heathers’ which parodied teenage suicides


She landed her first screen role in 1986 when she was chosen to play a small role in the coming-of-age film ‘Lucas’


She enrolled at the American Conservatory Theater to receive acting lessons when she was 12 in 1983

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