Profile of the Day: Winona Ryder

Posted October 29, 2013 by Amanda | One Comment

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.

Winona Ryder’s family is not yet connected to the World Family Tree. Maybe you can help connect her to over 70 million people on Geni!


View Winona Ryder’s Geni Profile


Image credit: Karon Liu, Wikipedia

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  • Knut Solem

    Please use Norwegian language