Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29, 1971), better known under her professional name Winona Ryder, is an American actress. She started her career in 1986. She first appeared in the movie Lucas in 1986. Her first big role came in 1988 with Beetlejuice as Lydia Deetz, a Gothic teenager.
Ryder at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival
Winona Laura Horowitz
October 29, 1971
Winona, Minnesota, U.S.
|Parent(s)||Michael D. Horowitz|
Ryder had other big roles in Edward Scissorhands (1990), Heathers (1989), Dracula (1992) and Girl, Interrupted (1999). She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Age of Innocence (1993), and for Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as "Jo" in Little Women in 1995. She did not win either of the awards. In 2000, Ryder received a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California.