Profile of the Day: Winona Ryder
Today we celebrate actress Winona Ryder‘s 42nd birthday! She was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Minnesota in 1971. Her father’s family was originally named “Tomchin” but took the surname “Horowitz” when they immigrated to America.
Winona’s first staring role was Lydia Deetz, the goth teenager in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice. Afterwards, she continued to pursue diverse characters, including roles in Burton’s Edward Scissorhands, the cult hit Reality Bites and Little Women, for which she eared an Academy Award nomination.
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