Winona Ryder

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Winona was born under the official name Horowitz, Winona Laura on October 29th, 1971. Known to her close friends as Noni, she has been a credited actor since the 1986 film Lucas.

Winona Ryder is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in six films including the 2012 drama film The Letter as the character Martine, the 2009 comedy movie Stay Cool playing Scarlet Smith and the 2000 drama release Lost Souls cast as Maya Larkin.

Winona has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in twenty-three films including: the 2015 biography film Experimenter as the character Sasha Menkin Milgram, the 2013 action movie Homefront playing Sheryl Marie Mott and the 2012 animation release Frankenweenie cast as Elsa Van Helsing.

Winona Ryder has earned salaries up to $2,800,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2009 action film Star Trek, which brought in $258,000,000 at the box office.

In 1999 Winona Ryder produced her first movie, the biography film Girl, Interrupted.

Winona is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eighty-four magazines, captured in more than twelve pictorials, interviewed in over twenty publications and featured in thirty-six magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least four books. She has been the subject of at least one biographical film.

As an actor Winona Ryder has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. Her first nomination was for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her portrayal of May Welland in the 1993 film The Age of Innocence. Winona Ryder was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Jo March in the 1994 movie Little Women .


" I still practice Buddhism to a certain extent and I believe in karma.


(March 22, 1999) Injured knee while filming _Girl, Interrupted (1999)_ .
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