Winona Ryder

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Winona Laura Horowitz
  • Birth Place: Winona, MN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/29/1971, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Winona Ryder Fast Facts:
  • Lived in a Mendocino, CA, hippie commune as a child with seven other families.
  • Parents are co-editors of the 1982 book Shaman Woman, Mainline Lady: Women's Writings on the Drug Experience.
  • Says her hair is naturally blonde, but has been dyeing it brunette since the age of 12.
  • Was signed to play Michael Corleone's daughter in 1990's The Godfather, Part III, but an illness forced her to give up the role. Director Francis Ford Coppola's daughter, Sofia, replaced her.
  • Lampooned her 2001 shoplifting arrest when she hosted Saturday Night Live in May 2002.
  • After a short break from acting, returned to big-budget films with her role as Spock's mother in 2009's Star Trek.
  • Said that she could relate to her role as an aging ballerina in 2010's Black Swan since she's no longer cast as an ingenue.
  • Winona Ryder Relationships:
  • Christian Slater - Ex-significant Other
  • Johnny Depp - Ex-fiancé
  • Jubal Palmer - Half Brother
  • Sunyata Palmer - Half Sister
  • Blake Sennett - Ex-significant Other
  • Matt Damon - Ex-significant Other
  • Timothy Leary - Godparent
  • Uri Horowitz - Brother
  • Michael Horowitz - Father
  • Cynthia Istas Horowitz - Mother
  • David Pirner - Ex-significant Other
  • Winona Ryder Awards:
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1993 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1994 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1993 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee

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