★★★ Happy 45th birthday, Winona Laura Horowitz! (October 29th, 1971) ★★★ “I wish I could unknow this, but there is a perception of me that I’m supersensitive and fragile. And I am supersensitive, and I don’t think that that’s a bad thing. To do what I do, I have to remain open.”
Winona Ryder is an American actress and teen idol of the late 1980s/1990s, popular for her roles in Beetlejuice, Heathers and Edward Scissorhands. She had a high-profile romance with former fiance, actor and musician Johnny Depp, from 1990 to 1993. Winona also dated musicians Dave Pirner, Beck, Dave Grohl, Adam Duritz, Tre Cool and was rumoured to be involved with Mike Nesmith. She has been featured in music videos for artists Mojo Nixon, Cher and The Killers, and has inspired a number of songs, including “Winona” by Matthew Sweet and “Rollerskate Skinny” by Old 97′s.
“I’m the kind of kid who used to get stuffed into a locker by school bullies. I’ve never felt like I’m a big star at any level of my life.”