Winona Ryder

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Quotes (11)

  • Winona Ryder: (looking back on her shoplifting arrest) I didn't have this tremendous sense of guilt because I hadn't hurt anyone. Had I physically harmed someone or caused harm to a human being, I think it would have been an entirely different experience. The attention was embarrassing. I just waited for it to be over.

  • Winona Ryder: I'm strange, crazy, intelligent, wild, soft, coy, thrifty, boring, romantic, selfish, full of pride, mean, dark, sweet and most of all I'm through with this interview.

  • Winona Ryder: (on Christmas) Yeah, we would always have a tree. It was usually a cannabis tree, but we would decorate it and there would always be a star on top.

  • Winona Ryder: Quirky. If anyone calls me quirky again, I think they should be shot.

  • Winona Ryder: I love being called a hipster... what exactly does that term mean?

  • Winona Ryder: A bottle of aspirin with a bottle of vodka.

  • Winona Ryder: I don't believe I am influencing anybody but myself.

  • Winona Ryder: You can't pay enough money to cure that feeling of being broken and confused.

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Trivia (30)

  • AIM.com ranks Winona at number 75 in its 100 Hottest Brunettes of AIM.

  • Winona's mother Cindy Horowitz (née Palmer) describes herself as a WASB, or White Anglo-Saxon Buddhist.

  • Winona's father, Michael Horowitz, ran a bookshop called Flashback Books specializing in poetry and new age thought.

  • Her nickname is Noni.

  • She is a member of the Board of American Indian College Funds.

  • Winona has suffered from aquaphobia (fear of deep water) since the age of twelve, when she nearly drowned. So she had trouble with the underwater scenes in Alien: Resurrection (1997).

  • Winona dated Johnny Depp for years, and when they got engaged he had the words 'Winona Forever' tattooed on his right upper arm. After they broke up, Johnnie had this shortened to 'Wino forever'.

  • She has said that she was inspired to be an actress by the performance of Sarah Miles in the movie Ryan's Daughter (1970).

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