The Info List - Winona Ryder

Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29, 1971),[1] known professionally as Winona Ryder, is an American actress. One of the most successful actresses of the 1990s,[2][3][4] she made her film debut in Lucas (1986). As Lydia Deetz, a goth teenager in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988), she won critical acclaim and widespread recognition. After 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 Award
Golden Globe Award
nomination, and in the same year appeared alongside Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
in Burton's dark fairy-tale Edward Scissorhands (1990), and shortly thereafter opposite Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
in Francis Ford Coppola's gothic romance Bram Stoker's Dracula
Bram Stoker's Dracula
(1992). Having played diverse roles in many well-received films in the mid to late 1980s and early 1990s, Ryder won a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination in the same category for her role in The Age of Innocence (1993), as well as another Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in the literary adaptation of Little Women
Little Women
the following year. She later appeared in the Generation X
Generation X
hit Reality Bites
Reality Bites
(1994), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Alien Resurrection
Alien Resurrection
(1997) and Girl, Interrupted (1999), which she also executive-produced. In 2000, Ryder received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, honoring her legacy in the film industry.[5] Ryder's personal life has attracted significant media attention. Her relationship with Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
in the early 1990s and a 2001 arrest for shoplifting were constant subjects of tabloid journalism. She has been open about her personal struggles with anxiety and depression. In 2002, Ryder appeared in the box office hit Mr. Deeds
Mr. Deeds
alongside Adam Sandler. In 2009, she returned to the screen after a brief hiatus following her shoplifting arrest, 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.[6] She also reunited with Burton for Frankenweenie (2012). Ryder currently stars as Joyce Byers in the Netflix
science fiction-horror series Stranger Things, for which she has received Golden Globe and SAG nominations.


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 1985–1990 2.2 1991–1995 2.3 1996–2000 2.4 Hiatus, 2001–2005 2.5 2006–2009 2.6 2009–present

3 Personal life

3.1 Relationships 3.2 Polly Klaas 3.3 Philanthropy work 3.4 2001 arrest

4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television 4.3 Music videos

5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz[7] in a farmhouse near Winona, Minnesota,[1][8] the daughter of Cynthia Palmer (née Istas)[1] and Michael Horowitz.[9] Her mother is an author, video producer, and editor.[10] Her father is an author, editor, publisher, and antiquarian bookseller.[10][11][12] He also worked as an archivist for psychedelic guru Dr. Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary
(who was Ryder's godfather).[13] Her father is Jewish
(his family emigrated from Russia and Romania), and Ryder has described herself as Jewish.[14] Most of her family on his side were killed in the Holocaust.[14][15] Her father's family was originally named "Tomchin" but took the surname "Horowitz" when they immigrated to the United States.[15] Named after the nearby city of Winona, she was given her middle name, Laura, because of her parents' friendship with Laura Huxley, writer Aldous Huxley's wife.[10] Her stage name derives from Mitch Ryder, a soul and rock singer[16] of whom her father was a fan.[15] Ryder's father is an atheist and her mother is a Buddhist;[16] they encouraged their children to take the best part of other religions and use them to make their own belief systems. Ryder has one full sibling, a younger brother, Urie (named in honor of the first Soviet cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin), and two half-siblings from her mother's prior marriage: an older half-brother, Jubal Palmer, and an older half-sister, Sunyata Palmer. Ryder's family friends were her godfather, Timothy Leary, the Beat Movement poets Allen Ginsberg
Allen Ginsberg
and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and the science fiction novelist Philip K. Dick.[10] In 1978, when Ryder was seven years old, she and her family relocated to Rainbow, a commune near Elk, Mendocino County, California, where they lived with seven other families on a 300-acre (120 ha) plot of land. As the remote property had no electricity or television sets, Ryder began to devote her time to reading and became an avid fan of J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.[10][17] She developed an interest in acting after her mother showed her a few movies on a screen in the family barn. At age 10, Ryder and her family moved on again, this time to Petaluma, California. During her first week at Kenilworth Junior High, she was bullied by children who mistook her for an effeminate boy.[10] "I was wearing an old Salvation Army shop boy’s suit. As I went to the bathroom I heard people saying, ‘Hey, faggot’. They slammed my head into a locker. I fell to the ground and they started to kick the shit out of me. I had to have stitches. The school kicked me out, not the bullies..." As a result, Ryder ended up being home-schooled that year. "Years later, I went to a coffee shop and I ran into one of the girls who’d kicked me, and she said, ‘Winona, Winona, can I have your autograph?’ And I said, ‘Do you remember me? Remember in seventh grade you beat up that kid?’ And she said, ‘Kind of’. And I said, ‘That was me. Go fuck yourself.’"[18] In 1983, when Ryder was 12, she enrolled at the American Conservatory Theater in nearby San Francisco, where she took her first acting lessons. In 1989, Ryder graduated from Petaluma High School with a 4.0 GPA.[19] She suffers from aquaphobia because of a traumatic near-drowning at age 12.[10] This caused problems with the underwater scenes in Alien Resurrection
Alien Resurrection
(1997), some of which had to be reshot numerous times.[10] Career[edit] 1985–1990[edit]

Winona was so smart. She was fifteen, she turned sixteen on the movie. She was a prodigy. From a very young age, she was an old soul. She really got the words and the imagery. She had watched tons of old movies. She was really sophisticated intellectually. She had the beauty of Veronica. She had the intelligence. She was just the perfect anti-Heather.

Denise Di Novi, producer of Heathers[20]

In 1985, Ryder sent a videotaped audition, where she recited a monologue from the novel Franny and Zooey
Franny and Zooey
by J. D. Salinger, to appear in the film Desert Bloom. Although the part went to Annabeth Gish,[10][17] writer/director David Seltzer
David Seltzer
noticed her talent and cast her in his film Lucas (1986), about a boy called Lucas (Corey Haim) and his life at high school. Shot in the summer of 1985, the film co-starred Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen
and Kerri Green with Ryder playing Rina, one of Lucas's friends at school. When asked how she wanted her name to appear in the credits, she suggested "Ryder" as her surname because a Mitch Ryder
Mitch Ryder
album that belonged to her father was playing in the background.[17] Her next film was Square Dance (1987), where her teenage character creates a bridge between two different worlds – a traditional farm in the middle of nowhere and a large city. Ryder won acclaim for her role, and the Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
called her performance in Square Dance "a remarkable debut."[21] Both films, however, were only marginally successful commercially. Director Tim Burton
Tim Burton
decided to cast Ryder in his film Beetlejuice
(1988), after being impressed with her performance in Lucas.[22] In the film, she plays goth teenager Lydia Deetz. Lydia's family moves to a haunted house populated by ghosts played by Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
and Michael Keaton. Lydia quickly finds herself the only human with a strong empathy toward the ghosts and their situation. The film was a success at the box office, and Ryder's performance and the overall film received mostly positive reviews from critics.[23] Ryder landed the role of Veronica Sawyer in the independent film Heathers
(1988). The film, a satirical take on teenage life, revolves around Veronica, who is ultimately forced to choose between the will of society and her own heart after her boyfriend, played by Christian Slater, begins killing off popular high school students. Ryder's agent initially begged her to turn the role down, saying the film would "ruin her career".[10] Reaction to the film was largely positive,[24] and Ryder's performance was critically embraced, with The Washington Post stating Ryder is "Hollywood's most impressive ingénue...Ryder...makes us love her teen-age murderess, a bright, funny girl with a little Bonnie Parker
Bonnie Parker
in her. She is the most likable, best-drawn young adult protagonist since the sexual innocent of Gregory's Girl."[25] The film was a box office flop, yet achieved status as a predominant cult film.[26] Later that year, she starred in Great Balls of Fire!, playing the 13-year-old bride (and cousin) of Jerry Lee Lewis. The film was a box office failure and received divided reviews from critics.[27] Also in 1988, Ryder played in the film, 1969 where she played the character, Beth, the girlfriend of Kiefer Sutherland and sister of Robert Downey, Jr.—protagonists, protesters and flower children against the Vietnam War. In April 1989, she played the title role in the music video for Mojo Nixon's "Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child."[28] In 1990, Ryder was selected for four film roles. She played the leading female role alongside her then-boyfriend Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
in the fantasy film Edward Scissorhands. The film reunited Tim Burton
Tim Burton
and Ryder, who had previously worked together on Beetlejuice
in 1988. Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
was a significant box office success, grossing US $86 million and receiving much critical devotion.[29][30] Later that year, she withdrew from the role of Mary Corleone
Mary Corleone
in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part III (after traveling to Rome for filming) due to exhaustion.[31] Eventually, Coppola's daughter Sofia Coppola was cast in the role. Ryder's ninth role was in the family comedy-drama Mermaids (1990), which co-starred Cher, Bob Hoskins and Christina Ricci. Mermaids was a moderate box office success and was embraced critically. Ryder's performance was acclaimed; critic Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times
wrote: "Winona Ryder, in another of her alienated outsider roles, generates real charisma."[32] For her performance, Ryder received a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.[33] Ryder then performed alongside Cher and Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
in the video for "The Shoop Shoop Song", the theme from Mermaids.[34] Following Mermaids, she had the lead role in Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, a film about an adopted child, Dinky Bossetti, played by Ryder. The film co-starred Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels
and was deemed a flop due to its poor showing at the box office. 1991–1995[edit] In 1991, Ryder played a young taxicab driver in Jim Jarmusch's Night on Earth. The film was given a limited release, but received critical praise.[35] Ryder then starred in the dual roles of Count Dracula's reincarnated love interest Mina Murray
Mina Murray
and Dracula's past lover Princess Elisabeta, in Bram Stoker's Dracula
Bram Stoker's Dracula
(1992), a project she brought to director Francis Ford Coppola's attention.[10] In 1993, she starred in the melodrama The House of the Spirits, based on Isabel Allende's novel. Ryder played the love interest of Antonio Banderas' character. Principal filming was done in Denmark and Portugal. The film was poorly reviewed and a box office flop, grossing just $6 million on its $40 million budget.[36] Ryder starred in The Age of Innocence with Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
and Daniel Day-Lewis, a film based on a novel by Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton
and helmed by director Martin Scorsese, whom Ryder considers "the best director in the world".[37] In the film, Ryder plays May Welland the fiancée of Newland Archer (Day-Lewis). The film, set in the 1870s, was principally filmed in New York and Paris. Her role in this movie won her a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress[33] as well as an Academy Award nomination in the same category.[38] Although not a commercial success, it received critical praise. Vincent Canby
Vincent Canby
in the New York Times
New York Times
wrote; 'Ms Ryder is wonderful as this sweet young thing who's hard as nails, as much out of ignorance as of self-interest.'[39] Ryder was set to star in Broken Dreams[40] with actor River Phoenix. The project was put on hold due to his untimely death in 1993.[41]

Among the movie's strengths are the performances, especially that of Ryder, who comes across as bright, beautiful and more delicate than ever before.

Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Sentinel
film critic Jay Boyar discussing Reality Bites[42]

Ryder's next role was in the Generation X
Generation X
drama Reality Bites
Reality Bites
(1994), directed by Ben Stiller, in which she played a young woman searching for direction in her life. Her performance received acclaim and the studio hoped the film would gross a substantial amount of money, yet it did not make as much money as expected.[43] Bruce Feldman, Universal Pictures' Vice-President of Marketing said: "The media labeled it as a Generation X
Generation X
picture, while we thought it was a comedy with broad appeal."[43] The studio placed TV ads during programs chosen for their appeal to 12- to 34-year-olds and in interviews Stiller was careful not to mention the phrase "Generation X."[43] In 1994, Ryder played the lead role of Josephine March in Little Women, an adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel. The film received widespread praise; critic Janet Maslin of The New York Times
New York Times
wrote that the film was the greatest adaptation of the novel, and remarked on Ryder's performance: "Ms. Ryder, whose banner year also includes a fine comic performance in 'Reality Bites', plays Jo with spark and confidence. Her spirited presence gives the film an appealing linchpin, and she plays the self-proclaimed 'man of the family' with just the right staunchness."[44] She received a Best Actress Oscar nomination the following year.[38] She made a guest appearance in The Simpsons
The Simpsons
episode "Lisa's Rival" as Allison Taylor, whose intelligence and over-achieving personality makes her a rival of Lisa's. Her next starring role was in How to Make an American Quilt (1995), an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Whitney Otto, co-starring Anne Bancroft. Ryder plays a college graduate who spends her summer hiatus at her grandmother's property to ponder her boyfriend's recent marriage proposal. The film almost grossed four times its budget and received mixed to positive reviews from critics.[45] 1996–2000[edit]

Ryder received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
on October 6, 2000.

Ryder made several film appearances in 1996, the first in Boys. The film failed to become a box office success and attracted mostly negative critical reaction. Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
of the Chicago Sun-Times stated that "Boys is a low-rent, dumbed-down version of Before Sunrise, with a rent-a-plot substituting for clever dialogue."[46] Her next role was in Looking for Richard, Al Pacino's documentary on a production of Shakespeare's Richard III, which grossed only $1 million at the box office, but drew moderate critical acclaim.[47] She starred in The Crucible
The Crucible
with Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
and Joan Allen. The film, an adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, centered on the Salem witch trials. The film was expected to be a success, considering its budget, but became a large failure.[48] Despite this, it received acclaim critically, and Ryder's performance was lauded, with Peter Travers
Peter Travers
of Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
saying, "Ryder offers a transfixing portrait of warped innocence."[49] In December 1996, Ryder accepted a role as an android in Alien Resurrection (1997), alongside Sigourney Weaver, who had appeared in the entire Alien trilogy. Ryder's brother, Uri, was a major fan of the film series, and when asked, she took the role. The film became one of the least successful entries in the Alien film series, but was considered a success as it grossed $161 million worldwide.[50] Weaver's and Ryder's performances drew mostly positive reviews, and Ryder won a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Actress. Ryder then starred in Woody Allen's Celebrity (1998), after Drew Barrymore turned down Ryder's role, in an ensemble cast.[10] The film satirizes the lives of several celebrities. She later appeared in the music video for Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Talk
About the Blues, which was on their sixth studio album ACME. Ryder also appeared on the cover artwork of its follow up album Xtra-Acme USA, which was made using a screenshot from the previously mentioned music video.[51][52] In 1999, she performed in and served as an executive producer for Girl, Interrupted, based on the 1993 autobiography of Susanna Kaysen. The film had been in production and post-production since late 1996, but it took time to surface. Ryder was deeply attached to the film, considering it her "child of the heart."[10] Ryder starred as Kaysen, who has borderline personality disorder and was admitted to a psychiatric hospital for recovery. Starring alongside Angelina Jolie and Whoopi Goldberg, Ryder was expecting to make her comeback playing leading roles. The film instead became the "welcome-to-Hollywood coronation" for Jolie, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance. Jolie thanked Ryder in her acceptance speech.[53] The same year, Ryder was parodied in South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. The following year, she starred in the melodrama Autumn in New York, alongside Richard Gere. The film revolves around a relationship between an older man (Gere) and a younger woman (Ryder). Autumn in New York received mixed reviews, but was a commercial success, grossing $90 million at the worldwide box office.[54][55] Ryder then played a nun of a secret society loosely connected to the Roman Catholic Church and determined to prevent Armageddon
in Lost Souls (2000), which was a commercial failure. Ryder refused to do commercial promotion for the film.[10] Later in 2000, she was one of several celebrities who made small cameo appearances in Zoolander
(released in 2001). On October 6, 2000, Ryder received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located directly in front of the Johnny Grant building next to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
on Hollywood Boulevard. She was the 2,165th recipient of this honor.[5] Hiatus, 2001–2005[edit] Ryder had a hiatus after her shoplifting incident in 2001 (see below). The book Conversations with Woody Allen
Woody Allen
reports that in 2003, film director Woody Allen
Woody Allen
wanted to cast Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
and Ryder in his film Melinda and Melinda, but was unable to do so because "I couldn't get insurance on them ... We couldn't get bonded. The completion bonding companies would not bond the picture unless we could insure them. [...] We were heartbroken because I had worked with Winona before [on Celebrity] and thought she was perfect for this and wanted to work with her again."[56][57] In 2002, Ryder appeared in two movies, filmed before her arrest. The first was a romantic comedy titled Mr. Deeds
Mr. Deeds
with Adam Sandler. This was her most commercially successful movie to date, earning over $126 million in the United States alone.[58] The film was not a critical success, however; film critic Philip French
Philip French
described it as a terrible film, saying that "remakes are often bad, but this one was particularly bad."[59] The second film was the science fiction drama Simone in which she portrayed a glamorous star who is replaced by a computer simulated actress due to the clandestine machinations of a director, portrayed by her Looking for Richard
Looking for Richard
costar Al Pacino. In July 2003, she was number 183 on VH1's and People magazine's "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons" countdown list.[60] 2006–2009[edit]

Ryder at the 2009 Giffoni Film Festival

In 2006, following her hiatus, Ryder appeared in Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly, a film based on Philip K. Dick's well-received science fiction novel of the same name. Ryder starred alongside Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
and Woody Harrelson. Live action scenes were transformed with rotoscope software and the film was entirely animated. A Scanner Darkly
A Scanner Darkly
was screened at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival. Critics disagreed over the film's merits; Carina Chocano of the Los Angeles Times found the film "engrossing" and wrote that "the brilliance of [the film] is how it suggests, without bombast or fanfare, the ways in which the real world has come to resemble the dark world of comic books."[61] Matthew Turner of View London, believing the film to be "engaging" and "beautifully animated," praised the film for its "superb performances" and original, thought-provoking screenplay."[62] Ryder appeared in the comedy The Darwin Awards with Joseph Fiennes. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
on January 25, 2006.[63] Ryder reunited with Heathers
screenwriter Daniel Waters for the surreal black comedy Sex and Death 101
Sex and Death 101
(2007).[64] The story follows the sexual odysseys of successful businessman Roderick Blank, played by Simon Baker, who receives a mysterious e-mail on the eve of his wedding, listing all of his past and future sex partners. "We will be doing a sequel to Heathers
next", Ryder stated. "There's Heathers
in the real world! We have to keep going!"[64] In a more recent interview Ryder was quoted as saying on the speculation of a Heathers
sequel: "I don't know how much of the movie is official; it's a ways away. But it takes place in Washington and Christian Slater
Christian Slater
agreed to come back and make an Obi-Wan-type appearance. It's very funny."[65] Ryder appeared in David Wain's comedy The Ten. The film centers around ten stories, each inspired by one of the Ten Commandments. The film debuted at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
on January 10, 2007,[66] with a theatrical release on August 3, 2007. Ryder played the female lead opposite Wes Bentley
Wes Bentley
and Ray Romano
Ray Romano
in Geoffrey Haley's 2008 offbeat romantic drama The Last Word.[67] In 2009, she starred as a newscaster in the movie version of The Informers.[68] 2009–present[edit] Ryder appeared in director J. J. Abrams's Star Trek, as Spock's human mother Amanda Grayson.[69] Several media outlets have noted her return to the box office and upcoming roles as a remarkable comeback.[59][70] She starred alongside Robin Wright and Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
in Rebecca Miller's The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, released on February 9, 2009 at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival, with a limited US release scheduled for November 2009. On June 2, 2009, Entertainment Weekly reported that in an interview with Ryder in Empire magazine, she revealed that she and Christian Slater
Christian Slater
will reprise their roles in a sequel to Heathers.[71] In 2010, Ryder played Beth McIntyre, an aging ballet star in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.[72] She also was cast in an independent film, Stay Cool, alongside Hilary Duff, Mark Polish and Chevy Chase. The same year, she also starred as Lois Wilson in the television movie, When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story for which she has received leading female Screen Actors Guild Award and Satellite Award nominations.[citation needed]

Ryder in September 2012

Ryder appeared in a leading role in the film, The Dilemma, directed by Ron Howard
Ron Howard
and previously called Cheaters and What You Don't Know. The film, which also starred Vince Vaughn
Vince Vaughn
and Kevin James, began filming in Chicago in May 2010 and was released in January 2011.[73] In 2011, she was cast as Deborah Kuklinski,[74] the wife of contract killer Richard Kuklinski, in the thriller The Iceman.[75] In 2012, Tim Burton cast her as the love interest in The Killers
The Killers
music video, "Here with Me".[76] She was reunited with Tim Burton
Tim Burton
for a role in the animated 3D feature film Frankenweenie, released in October 2012, and appeared alongside James Franco
James Franco
in the action thriller Homefront (2013). In 2013, Ryder starred in a segment of the Comedy Central
Comedy Central
television series Drunk History
Drunk History
called "Boston". She played religious protestor Mary Dyer, opposite stern Puritan magistrate John Endicott, played by Michael Cera.[77] She has also appeared in the American miniseries Show Me a Hero, playing the president of the Yonkers City Council, and the British television film Turks & Caicos. In 2015, she starred alongside Peter Sarsgaard
Peter Sarsgaard
in the biographical drama film Experimenter, playing the wife of Stanley Milgram. Experimenter was released to positive reviews in October 2015.[78][79] Aside from acting, she was also announced as the face of Marc Jacobs.[80] Since 2016, Ryder has starred in the Netflix
original series Stranger Things, created by The Duffer Brothers
The Duffer Brothers
and released to stream online on July 15, 2016. She plays single mother Joyce Byers, whose 12-year-old son vanishes mysteriously. The science fiction-horror series has received critical acclaim, with many critics praising its homages to 1980s genre films. She went on to star in Season 2 of the series, which was released on October 27, 2017. Personal life[edit] Relationships[edit] Ryder was engaged to actor Johnny Depp
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.[81]

Ryder alongside Ray Liotta
Ray Liotta
and Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon
at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

After their breakup, Ryder dated Soul Asylum
Soul Asylum
frontman Dave Pirner
Dave Pirner
for several years, staying "very close" even after their breakup.[82] Ryder dated Matt Damon
Matt Damon
in the late 1990s to early 2000s, and she has been in a relationship with Scott Mackinlay Hahn since 2011.[83] Polly Klaas[edit] Main article: Murder of Polly Klaas In 1993, Ryder offered a reward in the hope that it would lead to the return of kidnapped child Polly Klaas.[84] 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.[85] After the girl's death, Ryder starred as Jo in the 1994 film adaptation of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott
and dedicated her performance to Klaas's memory. Little Women
Little Women
was one of Klaas's favorite novels.[86] 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."[87] 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.[87][88] Philanthropy work[edit] Ryder has been involved in philanthropic work for the American Indian College Fund since her twenties, which sends low income indigenous peoples to universities.[89][90] Money from the premiers of her films funded heating and shuttle bus transportation for American Indian colleges, where the dropout rate was high. After Ryder's financial contributions, the dropout rate decreased dramatically. 2001 arrest[edit] 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
Saks Fifth Avenue
department store.[91][92][93] In the security offices of the store, before Ryder was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department, she signed two civil demands that bound her to pay for the stolen and surrendered merchandise, as permitted under California's Statute for Civil Recovery for Shoplifting.[94] Los Angeles District Attorney Stephen Cooley produced a team of eight prosecutors, and filed four felony charges against her.[95] Ryder hired noted celebrity defense attorney Mark Geragos. Negotiations for a plea bargain failed at the end of summer 2002.[96] 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.[97] 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,[98] shoplifting and vandalism but was acquitted on the third felony charge, burglary.[99] 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
Saks Fifth Avenue
store and ordered to attend psychological and drug counseling.[100] 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.[101] Of the incident, Ryder explained to Interview that it occurred during a time in her career when she was clinically depressed. She also stated that the heavy painkilling medication she was prescribed at the time by a quack doctor had significantly clouded her judgment.[102][103] The doctor who prescribed medication to Ryder, Jules Mark Lusman, subsequently had his medical license revoked by the Medical Board of California for unethically catering to '"the demands of wealthy and/or famous drug-seekers for prescription narcotics which would otherwise have to be obtained on the street."'[104] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes

1986 Lucas Rina David Seltzer

1987 Square Dance Gemma Dillard Daniel Petrie

1988 Beetlejuice Lydia Deetz Tim Burton

1969 Beth Karr Ernest Thompson

Heathers Veronica Sawyer Michael Lehmann Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress

1989 Great Balls of Fire! Myra Gale Lewis Jim McBride Young Artist Award
Young Artist Award
for Best Young Artist Starring in a Motion Picture

1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Dinky Bossetti Jim Abrahams

Edward Scissorhands Kim Boggs Tim Burton Sant Jordi Award for Best Foreign Actress Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actress

Mermaids Charlotte Flax Richard Benjamin National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated— Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

1991 Night on Earth Corky (taxi driver) Jim Jarmusch

1992 Dracula Wilhelmina "Mina" Murray Francis Ford Coppola Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actress Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

1993 Age of Innocence, TheThe Age of Innocence May Welland Martin Scorsese Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress

The House of the Spirits Blanca Trueba Bille August

1994 Reality Bites Lelaina Pierce Ben Stiller Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

Little Women Josephine "Jo" March Gillian Armstrong Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress

1995 How to Make an American Quilt Finn Dodd Jocelyn Moorhouse Nominated— Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

1996 Boys Patty Vare Stacy Cochran

Looking for Richard Lady Anne Al Pacino Documentary

The Crucible Abigail Williams Nicholas Hytner

1997 Alien Resurrection Annalee Call Jean-Pierre Jeunet Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress – Sci-Fi Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress

1998 Celebrity Nola Woody Allen

1999 Girl, Interrupted Susanna Kaysen James Mangold Also executive producer Nominated— Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress – Drama

Being John Malkovich Herself Spike Jonze archival footage

2000 Autumn in New York Charlotte Fielding Joan Chen Nominated— Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple (with Richard Gere)

Lost Souls Maya Larkin Janusz Kamiński

2001 Zoolander Herself Ben Stiller Uncredited cameo

2002 Mr. Deeds Babe Bennett / Pam Dawson Steven Brill Nominated— Teen Choice Award
Teen Choice Award
for Film – Choice Actress, Comedy Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Actress

Simone Nicola Anders Andrew Niccol

2003 The Day My God Died Narrator Andrew Levine Documentary; also producer

2004 The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things Psychologist Asia Argento Uncredited

2006 The Darwin Awards Siri Taylor Finn Taylor

A Scanner Darkly Donna Hawthorne Richard Linklater

2007 The Ten Kelly LaFonda David Wain

Sex and Death 101 Gillian De Raisx / Death Nell Daniel Waters

Welcome[105] Cynthia Kirsten Dunst Short film

2008 The Last Word Charlotte Morris Geoffrey Haley

2009 Water Pills Carrie Blake Soper Short film

The Informers Cheryl Laine Gregor Jordan

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Sandra Dulles Rebecca Miller

Stay Cool Scarlet Smith Michael Polish

Star Trek Amanda Grayson J. J. Abrams Cameo Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast Scream Award for Best Cameo

2010 Black Swan Beth MacIntyre Darren Aronofsky Nominated— Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2011 The Dilemma Geneva Backman Ron Howard

2012 Frankenweenie Elsa Van Helsing Tim Burton Voice Soundtrack performer: "Elsa's Song"

The Letter Martine Jay Anania

The Iceman Deborah Kuklinski Ariel Vromen

2013 Homefront Sheryl Mott Gary Fleder

2015 Experimenter Sasha Menkin Milgram Michael Almereyda

2018 Destination Wedding Lindsay Victor Levin Post-Production

TBD Beetlejuice
2 Lydia Deetz Tim Burton


Year Title Role Notes

1994 The Simpsons Allison Taylor (voice) Episode: "Lisa's Rival"

1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Winona (voice) Episode: "Monte Carlo"

1998 The Larry Sanders Show Herself Episode: "Another List"

2000 Strangers with Candy Fran Episode: "The Last Temptation of Blank"

2001 Friends Melissa Warburton Episode: "The One with Rachel's Big Kiss"

2002 Saturday Night Live Host Episode: "Winona Ryder/Moby"

2010 When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story Lois Wilson Television film Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Nominated— Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie

2013–2014 Drunk History Mary Dyer
Mary Dyer
/ Peggy Shippen 2 episodes

2014 Turks & Caicos Melanie Fall Television film

2015 Show Me a Hero Vinni Restiano 4 episodes Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries

2016–present Stranger Things Joyce Byers Main role 17 Episodes Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best TV Supporting Actress Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated— Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actress - Television Series Drama Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama Nominated— Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated— Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist

1989 "Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child" Mojo Nixon, Skid Roper

1990 " The Shoop Shoop Song
The Shoop Shoop Song
(It's in His Kiss)" Cher

1992 "Love Song for a Vampire" Annie Lennox

1993 "Locked Out" Crowded House

1998 " Talk
About the Blues" John Spencer Blues Explosion[51][52]

2012 "Here with Me" The Killers


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Awards for Winona Ryder

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Katina Paxinou
Katina Paxinou
(1943) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1944) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1945) Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
(1946) Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
(1947) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1949) Josephine Hull (1950) Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
(1951) Katy Jurado
Katy Jurado
(1952) Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
(1953) Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
(1954) Marisa Pavan
Marisa Pavan
(1955) Eileen Heckart (1956) Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester
(1957) Hermione Gingold
Hermione Gingold
(1958) Susan Kohner
Susan Kohner
(1959) Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
(1960) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1964) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1965) Jocelyne LaGarde (1966) Carol Channing
Carol Channing
(1967) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1968) Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn
(1969) Karen Black/ Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1970) Ann-Margret
(1971) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1972) Linda Blair
Linda Blair
(1973) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1974) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(1975) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1976) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1977) Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Joan Hackett
Joan Hackett
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Cher
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Meg Tilly
Meg Tilly
(1985) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1988) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
(1997) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney

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National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress

Nina Foch
Nina Foch
(1954) Marjorie Rambeau
Marjorie Rambeau
(1955) Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds
(1956) Sybil Thorndike
Sybil Thorndike
(1957) Kay Walsh
Kay Walsh
(1958) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1959) Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones
(1960) Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1964) Joan Blondell
Joan Blondell
(1965) Vivien Merchant (1966) Marjorie Rhodes
Marjorie Rhodes
(1967) Virginia Maskell
Virginia Maskell
(1968) Pamela Franklin
Pamela Franklin
(1969) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1970) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1971) Marisa Berenson
Marisa Berenson
(1972) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1973) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine
(1974) Ronee Blakley
Ronee Blakley
(1975) Talia Shire
Talia Shire
(1976) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(1977) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Sabine Azéma
Sabine Azéma
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1988) Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson
(1989) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1990) Kate Nelligan (1991) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
/ Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(1996) Anne Heche
Anne Heche
(1997) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1998) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(1999) Lupe Ontiveros
Lupe Ontiveros
(2000) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2001) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2004) Gong Li
Gong Li
(2005) Catherine O'Hara
Catherine O'Hara
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
(2009) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(2010) Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
(2011) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
(2012) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2013) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2014) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(2015) Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris
(2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf

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Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

2010: Boardwalk Empire, season 1

Antonacci Buscemi Coleman Graham de la Huerta Laciura Macdonald Mol Palladino Piazza Pitt Shannon Sparks Stuhlbarg Weiner Whigham

2011: Boardwalk Empire, season 2

Buscemi Chianese Clohessy Coleman Cox J. Gallina L. Gallina Graham Huston Laciura Lind Macdonald D. McTigue R. McTigue Mol B. Noon C. Noon O'Rourke Palladino Pennewill Piazza Pitt Shannon Sparks Stuhlbarg Van Wagner Whigham Williams Yusef

2012: Downton Abbey, series 2

Bonneville Boyle Carmichael Carter Coyle Dockery Findlay Finneran Froggatt Glen Howes James-Collier Leech Logan McGovern McShera Nicol Nuttall Robb Smith Stevens Wilton

2013: Breaking Bad, season 5, part II

Bowen Brandt Cranston Crawford Fletcher Fraser Gunn Metzler Mitte Norris Odenkirk Paul Plemons Quezada Rankin Sane

2014: Downton Abbey, series 4

Bonneville Carmichael Carter Coyle Dockery Doyle Froggatt James James-Collier Leech Logan McGovern McShera Milne Robb Smith Speleers Theobold Wilton

2015: Downton Abbey, series 5

Bonneville Carmichael Carter Cassidy Coyle Dockery Doyle Froggatt James James-Collier Leech Logan McGovern McShera Nicol Ovenden Smith Wilton

2016: Stranger Things, season 1

M. B. Brown Buono Chrest Dyer Harbour Heaton Keery Matarazzo McLaughlin Modine Morgan Reynolds Ryder Schnapp Steger Wolfhard

2017: This Is Us, season 1/season 2

Baker Breckenridge S. K. Brown Chavis Hartley Herman Jones Metz Moore Sullivan Ventimiglia Watson Zeile

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