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Winona Ryder

Actress
Female
Born Oct 29, 1971

Winona Ryder is an American actress. She made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. Ryder's first significant role came in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988) as Lydia Deetz, a goth teenager, which won her critical and commercial recognition.

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CHILDHOOD

1971 Birth Born in 1971.
1978 7 Years Old In 1978, when Ryder was seven years old, she and her family relocated to Rainbow, a commune near Elk, Mendocino County, California, where they lived with seven other families on a plot of land. … Read More

TEENAGE

1983 12 Years Old In 1983, when Ryder was 12, she enrolled at the American Conservatory Theater in nearby San Francisco, where she took her first acting lessons. … Read More
1985 14 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1985, Ryder sent a videotaped audition, where she recited a monologue from the novel Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger, to appear in the film Desert Bloom. … Read More
1986 - 1988 2 More Events
1989 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 1989, she played the title role in the music video for Mojo Nixon's "Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child."
1990 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990, Ryder was selected for four film roles. … Read More

TWENTIES

1991 20 Years Old In 1991, Ryder played a young taxicab driver who dreams of becoming a mechanic in Jim Jarmusch's Night on Earth. … Read More
1993 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993, she starred in the melodrama The House of the Spirits, based on Isabel Allende's novel. … Read More
1994 23 Years Old In 1994, Ryder was handpicked to play the lead role of Josephine March in Little Women, an adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel. … Read More
1996 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Ryder made several film appearances in 1996, the first in Boys. … Read More
1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Later in 2000, she was one of several celebrities who made a small cameo appearance in Zoolander.

THIRTIES

2001 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Ryder's personal life has attracted significant media attention. Her relationship with Johnny Depp and a 2001 arrest for shoplifting were constant subjects of tabloid journalism. … Read More
2002 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, she appeared in the box office smash Mr. Deeds.
2003 32 Years Old In July 2003, she was number 183 on VH1's and People Magazine's "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons" countdown list.
2006 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Ryder returned to the screen after a brief hiatus, later appearing in high-profile films such as Star Trek. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old Ryder appeared in David Wain's comedy The Ten. The film centers around ten stories, each inspired by one of the Ten Commandments. The film debuted at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival on January 10, 2007, with a theatrical release on August 3, 2007.
2008 37 Years Old Ryder played the female lead opposite Wes Bentley and Ray Romano in Geoffrey Haley's 2008 offbeat romantic drama The Last Word.
In 2009, she starred as a newscaster in the movie version of The Informers. … Read More
2010 39 Years Old In 2010, Ryder played Beth McIntyre, an aging ballet star in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan. … Read More

FORTIES

2011 40 Years Old In 2011, she was cast as Deborah Kuklinski, the wife of contract killer Richard Kuklinski, in the thriller The Iceman.
2012 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Tim Burton cast her as the love interest in The Killers music video, "Here with Me".
2013 42 Years Old In 2013, Ryder starred in a segment of the Comedy Central television series Drunk History called "Boston". … Read More
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