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Shannen Doherty Biography

Birth Name:
Shannen Maria Doherty
Birth Place:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Actor, TV host

Fast Facts

  • Made film debut in 1982 as the voice of Teresa in the animated adventure The Secrets of NIMH
  • Was cast as Jenny Wilder on Little House on the Prairie by Michael Landon after he saw her performance in Father Murphy
  • Appeared in the Slaughter music video "Real Love
  • " Was featured in Playboy magazine in 1993 and as the cover girl in December 2003
  • Was the first cast member eliminated from Season 10 of Dancing with the Stars (2010)
  • Lent her voice to the Web series Mari-Kari (2010), playing the dual parts of a girl and her evil twin