Caption: Winona Ryder at event of The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997)
Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: October 29, 1971
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 5' 3½" (1.61 m)
Known for: Edward Scissorhands (1990), Black Swan (2010), Girl, Interrupted (1999), Dracula (1992)
Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish. She grew up in a ranch commune in Northern...