Winona Ryder

Birthdate: Oct 29, 1971
Yearbooks: 1986 | 1987
Yearbook photos of Winona Ryder from Petaluma High School

Winona Ryder, born Winona Laura Horowitz (October 29, 1971), is an actress. She graduated from Petaluma High School, in Petaluma, CA, in 1989 with a 4.0 GPA. She chose her stage name before the release of her first film, Lucas, in 1986 (as one of her father’s Mitch Ryder albums played in the background). Ryder became a household name when she co-starred in Beetlejuice in 1988 and went on to bring her talent to a number of diverse roles. Films have included Heathers, Mermaids, Edward Scissorhands, The Age of Innocence, Reality Bites, and Girl, Interrupted. More recently, Ryder has co-starred in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things.

Awards (partial list):

  • Young Artist Award for Best Young Artist Starring in a Motion Picture for Great Balls of Fire! 1989
  • National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress for Mermaids. 1990
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for The Age of Innocence. 1993
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress – Sci-Fi for Alien: Resurrection. 1997


Source: Wikipedia