Winona Ryder Turns 50 Today!

Stranger Things fame actress Winona Ryder turns 50 on October 29.

Winona Laura Horowitz, known professionally as Winona Ryder, is an American actress. Hollywood star Winona Ryder turns 50 today.

The actress is best known for playing the role of  Joyce on the Netflix sci-fi series, Stranger Things. She brought to life this amazing character of a mother who was ready to go to any lengths to save her son. Even if it meant traveling to a whole different world. Winona’s performance is moving in this series, she’s vulnerable and emotional, but also capable and strong at the same time.

Even though she gave an excellent performance in Stranger things, Stranger Things is not the first time she has shown impressive acting skills.There were movies she worked on where she gave an aggressive performance and proved her acting skills.

She is the recipient of several awards, including a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards.

 

Here are some impressive performances of Winona Ryder’s career.

 

BEETLEJUICE

Starring Winona Ryder and Michael Keaton, this plot is, when the deceased couple Adam and Barbara are unsuccessful in scaring away a family that has moved into their old home, they seek the help of bio-exorcist Betelgeuse.

 

LITTLE WOMEN

This is a movie where she was nominated for Oscars for Best Actress In Leading Role.

The plot goes like after their father leaves to fight in the Union Army, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, the four March sisters, and their mother, struggle to live in a 19th century America amidst the Civil War.

 

GIRL INTERRUPTED

It is a 1999 movie, starring talented actresses like Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, and Brittany Murphy.

The story is about a directionless teenager, Susanna who is rushed to Claymoore, a mental institution, after a supposed suicide attempt. There, she befriends a group of troubled women who deeply influence her life.

 

HEATHERS

It’s a 1988 movie, starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. In this movie, Veronica is part of the most popular clique at her high school, but she disapproves of the other girls’ cruel behavior. When Veronica and her new boyfriend, J.D., confront clique leader Heather Chandler and accidentally poison her, they make it appear a suicide. Soon Veronica realizes that J.D. is intentionally killing students he does not like. She races to stop J.D. while also clashing with the clique’s new leader, Heather Duke.