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Winona Ryder is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 29 october 1971 at Olmsted County (USA)

Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder
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Birth name Winona Laura Horowitz
Nationality USA
Birth 29 october 1971 (47 years) at Olmsted County (USA)

Winona Ryder (born Winona Laura Horowitz; October 29, 1971) is an American actress. One of the most profitable and iconic 1990s actresses, she made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. As Lydia Deetz, a goth teenager in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988), she won critical acclaim and widespread recognition. After various appearances in film and on television, Ryder continued her acting career with the cult film Heathers (1988), a controversial satire of teenage suicide and high school life that has since become a landmark teen film. She later appeared in the coming of age drama Mermaids (1990), earning a Golden Globe nomination, in Burton's dark fairy-tale Edward Scissorhands (1990), and in Francis Ford Coppola's gothic romance Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992).

Having played diverse roles in many well-received films in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Ryder won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination in the same category for her role in The Age of Innocence in 1993 as well as another Academy Award nomination, as Best Actress, for the literary adaptation Little Women the following year. She later appeared in the Generation X hit Reality Bites (1994), Alien: Resurrection (1997), the Woody Allen comedy Celebrity (1998), and Girl, Interrupted (1999), which she also executive-produced. In 2000, Ryder received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, honouring her legacy in the film industry.

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. She has since revealed her personal struggles with anxiety and depression. In 2002, she appeared in the box office smash Mr. Deeds. In 2006, Ryder returned to the screen after a brief hiatus, later appearing in high-profile films such as Star Trek. In 2010, she was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards: as the lead actress in When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story and as part of the cast of Black Swan. She also reunited with Burton for Frankenweenie (2012).

Biography

Relationships
Ryder was engaged to actor Johnny Depp for three years beginning in July 1990. She met Depp at the Great Balls of Fire! premiere in June 1989; two months later they began dating. During their relationship, Depp had a tattoo placed on his arm reading "Winona Forever", which he had altered to "Wino Forever" after their separation in mid-1993. Following her split from Depp, she dated Soul Asylum front man Dave Pirner for three years, from 1993 to 1996. She later had a two-year relationship with actor Matt Damon between 1998 and 2000.



Polly Klaas

In 1993, Ryder offered a reward in the hope that it would lead to the return of kidnapped child Polly Klaas. Klaas lived in Petaluma, the same town where Ryder grew up. Ryder offered a $200,000 reward for the 12-year-old kidnap victim's safe return. After the girl's death, Ryder starred as Jo in the 1994 film adaptation of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and dedicated her performance to Klaas' memory. Little Women was one of Klaas' favorite novels.

During a sentencing hearing related to the 2001 shoplifting incident (see below), Ryder's attorney, Mark Geragos, referred to her work with the Polly Klaas Foundation and other charitable causes. In response, Deputy District Attorney Ann Rundle said: "What's offensive to me is to trot out the body of a dead child." Ryder was visibly upset at the accusation and Rundle was admonished by the judge. Outside the courthouse, Polly's father Marc Klaas defended Ryder and expressed outrage at the prosecutor's comments.


2001 arrest
On December 12, 2001, Ryder was arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California. She was accused of stealing $5,500 worth of designer clothes and accessories at a Saks Fifth Avenue department store. Ryder agreed under signature to pay two Civil Demands, as permitted under California's Statute for Civil Recovery for Shoplifting, from Saks Fifth Avenue that completely reimbursed Saks Fifth Avenue for the stolen and surrendered merchandise while detained in the Security Offices of the Saks Fifth Avenue store, and before she was read her Miranda rights and arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department. Los Angeles District Attorney Stephen Cooley produced a team of eight prosecutors. Cooley filed four felony charges against her. Ryder hired noted celebrity defense attorney Mark Geragos. Negotiations for a plea bargain failed at the end of summer 2002. As noted by Joel Mowbray from National Review, the prosecution was not ready to offer the actress an open door to a no-contest plea on misdemeanor charges.

During the trial she was accused of using drugs, including oxycodone, diazepam and Vicodin (hydrocodone/APAP) without valid prescriptions. Ryder was convicted of grand theft, shoplifting and vandalism, but was acquitted on the third felony charge, burglary. In December 2002, she was sentenced to three years' probation, 480 hours of community service, $3,700 in fines, and $6,355 in restitution to the Saks Fifth Avenue store and ordered to attend psychological and drug counseling. After reviewing Ryder's probation report, Superior Court Judge Elden Fox noted that Ryder served 480 hours of community service and on June 18, 2004, the felonies were reduced to misdemeanors. Ryder remained on probation until December 2005.

Of the incident, Ryder explained to Interview Magazine that it occurred during a time in her career where she was at a low point. She also stated that heavy painkilling medication she was prescribed at the time by a quack doctor had significantly clouded her judgment.

Best films

Black Swan (2010)
(Actress)
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
(Actress)
Mr. Deeds (2002)
(Actress)
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
(Actress)
Beetlejuice (1988)
(Actress)
Girl, Interrupted (2000)
(Actress)

Usually with

Tim Burton
Tim Burton
(3 films)
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2 films)
Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(2 films)
James Mangold
James Mangold
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Winona Ryder (47 films)

Display filmography as list

Actress

Experimenter, 1h38
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Psychologie
Actors Taryn Manning, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, Peter Sarsgaard, Anton Yelchin, John Leguizamo
Roles Sasha Menkin Milgram
Rating65% 3.2997753.2997753.2997753.2997753.299775
À New York, dans les années 1960-70, les expériences d'obéissance à l'autorité du psychologue Stanley Milgram.
Turks & Caicos, 1h35
Directed by David Hare
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Bill Nighy, Helena Bonham Carter, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, Ewen Bremner, James McArdle
Roles Melanie Fall
Rating65% 3.297683.297683.297683.297683.29768
Following the events of Page Eight, ex-MI5 officer Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is in hiding on the Turks and Caicos Islands. A mysterious encounter with Curtis Pelissier (Christopher Walken) leads Johnny to a dinner with several shady American businessmen who comprise of a company called Gladstone. The following morning, one of the businessmen is found dead on the beach in suspicious circumstances; Melanie Fall (Winona Ryder), a Gladstone liaison, seems to know more than she lets on. When Pelissier reveals himself to be a CIA agent who knows Johnny's true identity, Johnny desperately cuts a deal with the American: he will help with the investigation of Gladstone in exchange for silence about his location.
Homefront
Homefront (2013)
, 1h40
Directed by Gary Fleder
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Clancy Brown, Vincent d’Onofrio
Roles Sheryl Mott
Rating64% 3.2493053.2493053.2493053.2493053.249305
In New Orleans, Louisiana, DEA Agent Phil Broker (Jason Statham) is undercover in a biker gang, led by Danny T (Chuck Zito). During a bust on the gang's meth lab, Broker's cover is broken, and Danny T is arrested, but the latter's son Jojo commits suicide by cop. A distraught Danny T swears revenge on Broker; disturbed by what happened, Broker quits his job.
The Letter
The Letter (2012)
, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Winona Ryder, James Franco, Dagmara Domińczyk, Julie Ann Emery, Josh Hamilton, Marin Ireland
Roles Martine Jamison
Rating37% 1.863891.863891.863891.863891.86389
A playwright, Martine (Ryder), suffers from paranoia and hallucations as she attempts to stage a new production. She is uncertain over whether she is deluded or if there is a plot against her. Tyrone (Franco) is an actor in Martine's new play.
Frankenweenie, 1h27
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films about dogs, Frankenstein films, Comedy horror films, Cyberpunk films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Charlie Tahan, Frank Welker, Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton, Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones
Roles Elsa Van Helsing (voice)
Rating69% 3.498153.498153.498153.498153.49815
Young filmmaker and scientist Victor Frankenstein lives with his parents, Edward and Susan Frankenstein, and his beloved dog, Sparky, in the quiet town of New Holland. Victor's intelligence is recognized by his classmates at school, his somber next-door neighbor, Elsa Van Helsing, mischievous, Igor-like Edgar "E" Gore, obese and gullible Bob, overconfident Toshiaki, creepy Nassor, and an eccentric girl nicknamed Weird Girl, but communicates little with them due to his relationship with his dog. Concerned with his son's isolation, Victor's father encourages him to take up baseball and make achievements outside of science. Victor hits a home run at his first game, but Sparky, pursuing the ball, is struck by a car and killed.
The Iceman
The Iceman (2012)
, 1h43
Directed by Ariel Vromen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Mob film, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Gangster films
Actors Michael Shannon, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer
Roles Deborah Kuklinski
Rating68% 3.4478953.4478953.4478953.4478953.447895
In the 1960s, Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon) marries Deborah (Winona Ryder) and the couple have two daughters. However, Kuklinski keeps secrets from his family. He works dubbing pornographic films which he then supplies to a mob operated syndicate, but he tells his family that he dubs Disney cartoons. Kuklinski is also deeply troubled. The subject of brutal beatings he received as a boy from his immigrant Polish father, Kuklinski is an emotionally disturbed and intensely violent man. In one instance a man insults him after a game of pool. Kuklinski follows the man to his car and murders him by quickly slashing his throat.
The Dilemma, 1h51
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Kevin James, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah
Roles Geneva Brannen
Rating53% 2.650192.650192.650192.650192.65019
Ronny (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Kevin James) are best friends and partners in a small auto design firm. Ronny is in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend Beth (Jennifer Connelly) while Nick is married to Geneva (Winona Ryder). The two have recently been given an opportunity to pitch an eco friendly car to Dodge.
Black Swan
Black Swan (2010)
, 1h48
Directed by Darren Aronofsky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Christopher Gartin, Winona Ryder, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey
Roles Beth MacIntyre
Rating79% 3.996883.996883.996883.996883.99688
Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman), a young dancer in a prestigious New York City ballet company, lives with her mother, Erica (Barbara Hershey), a former dancer herself. The company is preparing to open the season with Swan Lake. The director, Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel), has to cast a new principal dancer after forcing Beth Macintyre (Winona Ryder) into retirement. Thomas wants the same ballerina to portray the innocent, fragile White Swan as well as her dark, sensual twin, the Black Swan. Nina auditions for the part, performing flawlessly as the White Swan, but not quite able to emulate the characteristics of the Black Swan. Although Nina does not do well during her audition, she approaches Thomas and asks him to reconsider her as the lead role. He tells her she is the ideal dancer to cast as the White Swan, but she lacks the passion needed to correctly portray the Black Swan.
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, 1h45
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Winona Ryder, Barry Pepper, Kristi Angus, John Bourgeois, Rosemary Dunsmore, Ellen Dubin
Roles Lois Wilson
Rating68% 3.443523.443523.443523.443523.44352
In 1914, Lois Burnham, a college-educated woman from an affluent family, met and fell in love with Bill Wilson, a young man of modest means. They married in 1918, and after his return from World War I, the two set out to build a life together. While Lois worked as a nurse, Bill struggled to find his niche. Lois believed that Bill was destined for greatness, and despite his increasing reliance on alcohol, she showered him with love and support. Eventually, Lois persuaded a friend’s husband to hire Bill at his financial firm. By 1927, Bill was working on Wall Street and the couple was living a luxurious lifestyle. But despite Lois’s valiant efforts to control his drinking, Bill’s alcoholism spiraled out of control. Soon his job, their lifestyle and their dreams were all gone.
Stay Cool
Stay Cool (2009)
, 1h34
Directed by Polish brothers
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Winona Ryder, Polish brothers, Hilary Duff, Sean Astin, Josh Holloway, Jon Cryer
Roles Scarlet Smith
Rating51% 2.5522252.5522252.5522252.5522252.552225
Henry McCarthy, un écrivain à succès, revient dans sa ville d'origine pour y promouvoir un prix, il s'y trouve confronté entre un amour de jeunesse (Scarlet Smith) et le béguin d'une étudiante (Shasta O'Neil).
Star Trek
Star Trek (2009)
, 2h7
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Ben Cross
Roles Amanda Grayson
Rating79% 3.9966353.9966353.9966353.9966353.996635
In the 23rd century, the Federation starship USS Kelvin is investigating a "lightning storm" in space. A Romulan ship, the Narada, emerges from the storm and attacks the Kelvin. Narada‍ '​s first officer, Ayel, demands that the Kelvin‍ '​s Captain Robau come aboard to negotiate a truce. Once aboard, Robau is questioned about the current stardate and an "Ambassador Spock", whom he professes not to know. Narada‍ '​s commander, Nero, kills him, and continues his attack on the Kelvin. George Kirk, the Kelvin‍ '​s first officer, orders the ship's personnel, including his pregnant wife Winona, to evacuate the ship while he pilots the Kelvin on a collision course with the Narada, as the auto-pilot function has been damaged. At the cost of his life, Kirk ensures Winona's survival as she gives birth to James T.
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, 1h38
Directed by Rebecca Miller, Lady Day-Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about suicide
Actors Robin Wright, Alan Arkin, Maria Bello, Monica Bellucci, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore
Roles Sandra Dulles
Rating63% 3.198133.198133.198133.198133.19813
The film chronicles the life of a woman named Pippa Lee, with flashbacks to her tumultuous past. Pippa Sarkissian was the youngest child and only girl in her large Christian family. Her mother Suky (Maria Bello) was a neurotic mother with an obsessive fixation on her daughter's looks. By her teen years, Pippa discovers that her mother takes amphetamines in order to self-medicate her vast mood swings. She has a confrontation with her mother by taking drugs that results in Pippa leaving home and moving in with her aunt and roommate, who are in a lesbian relationship. After a time, the aunt discovers Pippa participating in erotic photo sessions with the roommate and her friends and banished from that apartment and goes on to live a bohemian life of drugs and working as an exotic dancer. On a weekend jaunt with like-minded friends, she meets a charismatic publisher named Herb Lee who is 30 years older than she is and a romance develops between the young woman and the older man. The couple marry, have two children and later move into a retirement home in Connecticut. Through her marriage, Pippa has become the "perfect wife": loving, supportive, everything to everyone and no one to herself. The couple grow apart; Herb has an affair with one of Pippa's friends and middle-aged Pippa has encounters with a younger man named Chris. After Herb dies from a heart attack, Pippa finally breaks with her life of subservience and refuses to set up the burial, leaving the details to her children. The film ends with Pippa driving off with Chris.
The Informers, 1h38
Directed by Gregor Jordan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Billy Bob Thornton, Winona Ryder, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke, Brad Renfro, Amber Heard
Roles Cheryl Moore
Rating49% 2.4995852.4995852.4995852.4995852.499585
The movie opens in 1983 at an elegant L.A. party at a mansion. Bruce (Fernando Consagra) wanders away from the party and is killed by a speeding car. After the funeral, his friends Graham, Martin and Tim sit drinking on a fancy hotel patio. Only Raymond is truly devastated and cries bitterly. The friends dismiss Raymond's tears. When Raymond leaves, Graham follows him.
The Last Word, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Documentary, Romance
Actors Winona Ryder, Wes Bentley, Ray Romano, Gina Hecht, Allan Rich, Katherine Boecher
Roles Charlotte Morris
Rating62% 3.1498153.1498153.1498153.1498153.149815
An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley) makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder), the free-spirited sister of his latest client, Evan has no choice but to lie about his relationship to her late, lamented brother. Curiously attracted by his evasive charms, a smitten Charlotte begins her pursuit, forcing Evan to juggle an amorous new girlfriend, a sarcastic new client (Ray Romano) and an ever-increasing mountain of lies.
The Ten
The Ten (2007)
, 1h33
Directed by David Wain
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Paul Rudd, Famke Janssen, Adam Brody, Gretchen Mol
Roles Kelly La Fonda
Rating51% 2.550432.550432.550432.550432.55043
1 "Thou Shalt Worship No God Before Me" A guy (Adam Brody) becomes a celebrity after falling out of a plane and becoming permanently embedded in the ground thanks to superstar agent (Ron Silver). After a swift rise to stardom, he becomes prideful and arrogant, referring to himself as a god. His career falls apart and he loses everything. His fiancée (Winona Ryder) leaves him for a TV anchor man.