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  • Winona Ryder

    Born on October 29, 1971 in Winona, Minnesota

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Black Swan (2010)

Winona Ryder as "Beth MacIntyre/The Dying Swan"

Nina (Natalie Portman) is a ballerina whose passion for the dance rules every facet of her life. When the company's artistic director decides to replace his prima ballerina for their opening production of "Swan Lake," Nina is his first choice. She has competition in newcomer Lily (Mila Kunis) however. While Nina is perfect for the role of the White Swan, Lily personifies the Black Swan. As rivalry between the two dancers transforms into a twisted friendship, Nina's dark side begins to emerge.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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'Heathers' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Mar 28th 2014, 5:00AM

Mar 28th 2014, 5:00AM

'Heathers': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Darkly Comic Teen Classic

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 26th 2014, 5:00AM

Mar 26th 2014, 5:00AM

Lelaina, the '90s Hannah Horvath? A 'Reality Bites' Virgin Reacts to the Movie

Posted by
Katie Calautti on Mar 4th 2014, 4:00AM

Mar 4th 2014, 4:00AM

'Reality Bites' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Gary Susman on Feb 18th 2014, 10:00AM

Feb 18th 2014, 10:00AM

Winona Ryder Plays Coy About 'Beetlejuice 2'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Nov 19th 2013, 8:45AM

Nov 19th 2013, 8:45AM

'Homefront' Poster Debut: Evil James Franco Eyes a Star-Spangled Jason Statham

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Sep 10th 2013, 8:00AM

Sep 10th 2013, 8:00AM

'The Iceman' NYC Screening: Michael Shannon, James Franco, and Winona Ryder Flash Smiles (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Apr 30th 2013, 6:57AM

Apr 30th 2013, 6:57AM

'Frankenweenie' World Premiere: Tim Burton, Winona Ryder And Puppies Hit The Red Carpet

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Sep 21st 2012, 4:52AM

Sep 21st 2012, 4:52AM

How Does Reese Witherspoon Stay On The A-List?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Feb 16th 2012, 11:40AM

Feb 16th 2012, 11:40AM

'The Dilemma' Review: Welcome to Sitcom Territory

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Jan 14th 2011, 4:00AM

Jan 14th 2011, 4:00AM

From 'Black Swan' to 'The Dilemma': Is Winona Ryder Making a Comeback?

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on Jan 12th 2011, 5:00AM

Jan 12th 2011, 5:00AM

Framed: Edward Scissorhands

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Dec 16th 2010, 4:15PM

Dec 16th 2010, 4:15PM

Framed: Bram Stoker's Dracula

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Oct 21st 2010, 5:19PM

Oct 21st 2010, 5:19PM

Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' Casts Winona Ryder, Martin Landau and More

Posted by
Peter Martin on Sep 21st 2010, 7:41AM

Sep 21st 2010, 7:41AM

Framed: The Doppelgängers of 'Black Swan'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Sep 20th 2010, 5:02PM

Sep 20th 2010, 5:02PM

TIFF in 60 Seconds: Nicole Kidman, 'Black Swan' and Roger Ebert's 3D Exception

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Sep 15th 2010, 10:15AM

Sep 15th 2010, 10:15AM

Their Best Role: Winona Ryder

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Aug 23rd 2010, 8:02AM

Aug 23rd 2010, 8:02AM

First Look: Ron Howard Returns to Comedy with 'The Dilemma'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Aug 22nd 2010, 7:02AM

Aug 22nd 2010, 7:02AM

'Black Swan' Trailer: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis Face Off

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Aug 17th 2010, 4:19PM

Aug 17th 2010, 4:19PM

Scenes (Songs) We Love: "Que Sera Sera" from 'Heathers'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Aug 5th 2010, 2:45PM

Aug 5th 2010, 2:45PM

First 'Black Swan' Pics Show Portman's Dark Side

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jul 22nd 2010, 11:02AM

Jul 22nd 2010, 11:02AM

Schedule Adjustment Shifts Matt Damon's 'Adjustment Bureau' Out of Summer

Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 28th 2010, 9:27AM

Apr 28th 2010, 9:27AM

How Can Uma Thurman Reinvigorate Her Career?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 8th 2010, 6:33AM

Apr 8th 2010, 6:33AM

Movie Casting: Winona Ryder Joins Ron Howard Comedy

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Apr 6th 2010, 7:15AM

Apr 6th 2010, 7:15AM

Which Actors Deserve Better?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 23rd 2010, 8:02AM

Mar 23rd 2010, 8:02AM

Cinematical Movie Club: Heathers

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 26th 2010, 4:45PM

Feb 26th 2010, 4:45PM

Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' Gains More Cast Members

Posted by
Cinematical staff on Nov 9th 2009, 3:02PM

Nov 9th 2009, 3:02PM

Winona Ryder, Barbara Hershey Look for Career Comebacks With 'Black Swan'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Nov 9th 2009, 1:15PM

Nov 9th 2009, 1:15PM

Aronofsky Begins Casting His 'Black Swan'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Nov 9th 2009, 9:05AM

Nov 9th 2009, 9:05AM

Worst Movie Accents: Readers Pick the Accents That Made Them Cringe

Posted by
Patricia Chui on Sep 2nd 2009, 1:20PM

Sep 2nd 2009, 1:20PM

'Heathers' Sequel is All in Winona's Head!

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 2nd 2009, 2:10PM

Jul 2nd 2009, 2:10PM

Ryder Confirms 'Heathers 2,' Swears Christian Slater Onboard

Posted by
Peter Martin on Jun 2nd 2009, 1:45PM

Jun 2nd 2009, 1:45PM

Tribeca Review: Stay Cool

Posted by
Erik Davis on Apr 30th 2009, 2:32PM

Apr 30th 2009, 2:32PM

Scenes We Hate: Bram Stoker's Dracula

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Mar 13th 2009, 4:02PM

Mar 13th 2009, 4:02PM

Could Any Actress Have a Comeback Like Mickey Rourke?

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Feb 23rd 2009, 8:02AM

Feb 23rd 2009, 8:02AM

'Heathers 2' Alert: Jason Dean Wants More Suicide Notes & Maybe Pirate Radio

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 14th 2008, 11:02AM

Oct 14th 2008, 11:02AM

Polish Brothers Start Production Company, Prep Two More Films

Posted by
Eugene Novikov on May 22nd 2008, 1:32PM

May 22nd 2008, 1:32PM

'Pippa Lee' Gets Reeves, Gyllenhaal, Arkin and Bellucci

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 6th 2008, 12:02PM

Feb 6th 2008, 12:02PM

VIDEO: Winona Ryder Has Sex with ... a Puppet?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 12th 2007, 12:32PM

Dec 12th 2007, 12:32PM

Winona Ryder Joins 'Star Trek XI' as Spock's Mom!

Posted by
Erik Davis on Nov 9th 2007, 5:02AM

Nov 9th 2007, 5:02AM

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