Winona Ryder Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd February 2017

Quote: “Her face is just so expressive. What an amazing quality... And it’s just so fun to have people - to have this kind of fiery speech, and then to have people also appreciate the silliness and the joy of just like a totally wonderful, sensitive, expressive actress. I love it." Stranger Things actor David Harbour on co-star Winona Ryder's facial expressions at the SAGs breaking the internet.


29th November 2016

Fact: Actors Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke reunited in New York City on Sunday (27Nov16), 22 years after starring as lovers in 1994 movie Reality Bites. The Stranger Things star turned out to support Ethan's new Chet Baker biopic Born to Be Blue, in which he portrays the late jazz musician, and the two old pals were happy to pose for the cameras together while on the red carpet.


12th October 2016

Fact: Newcomers James Scully and Grace Victoria Fox will take on the iconic roles Christian Slater and Winona Ryder played in Heathers in a new TV adaptation of the 1988 movie.


2nd September 2016

Quote: "At certain times in my life, when I thought maybe this isn’t going to happen to me... I kinda had my ride, I sort of thought, 'What skills do I have?’ and I thought maybe I could be a professional bystander. You know the person that gets interviewed that maybe was there (at the scene of a crime)," Winona Ryder on her back-up plan should her acting career not pan out.


14th June 2016

Quote: "I don't really know what's going on with that. Obviously, it was an iconic film. The only way it could really ever be done is with Tim (Burton) and Michael (Keaton)... There's something that really resonates with all ages, with that film. It's interesting. I think it would be great if it happened, if it was the right circumstances." Winona Ryder hopes chatter about a Beetlejuice sequel is for real.


9th December 2015

Fact: Winona Ryder has been unveiled as the face of luxury fashion brand Marc Jacobs. The 44 year old, who was once caught stealing a Marc Jacobs bag from Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, will front the 2016 Marc Jacobs Beauty Campaign.


28th February 2014

Quote: "She and Taylor Hackford have this mansion and I rent a little cottage in the back. If I'm having a problem with the house, she'll come up and fix it. She is everything you would hope she'd be: wonderful, warm and funny." Winona Ryder rents from Dame Helen Mirren and insists she is a hands-on landlady.


31st August 2012

Quote: "I think I've emerged a wiser person. I'm one of the only people you'll hear from Hollywood who says I actually like getting older. I do. Older people are more interesting." Actress Winona Ryder on turning 40.


12th December 2011

Fact: Winona Ryder has been given the task of picking a U.S. film channel's programme for the day. The actress will serve as Turner Classic Movies' guest programmer on 21 December (11). Her favourite picks include Woody Allen's The Front, Born Yesterday and 1957 Elia Kazan classic A Face in the Crowd.


17th February 2011

Quote: "I've always loved her, and I always wanted to work with her again. It's great she's doing well. Agents were sometimes like, 'Oh, she's crazy' or whatever, but I'm like, 'What? I worked with her. She's great'." Christian Slater on his HEATHERS co-star Winona Ryder.


12th January 2011

Quote: "Googling is very terrifying to me. I swear, we're a button away from joining al-Qaida. That's my fear." Winona Ryder is afraid to use computers.


17th December 2010

Quote: "If I wanted to have a family now, would I be able to come back to work in a couple of years?" Winona Ryder worries that settling down may affect her career.


10th December 2010

Quote: "I don't use the internet, but apparently you can find out everything on it. I have my email on my BlackBerry, and that's about it." Winona Ryder avoids going online.


30th November 2010

Quote: "I took one class when I was little and I remember the woman was so mean! I started crying and never went back." Winona Ryder, who plays a prima ballerina in BLACK SWAN, gave up her dance career early on in life.


27th November 2010

Quote: "I remember thinking, 'Oh, we're going to turn out being great friends.' But I think she needed to be able to look at me just as Susanna, not as Winona, so in a very respectful way she just kind of kept her distance." Angelina Jolie preferred to keep in character on the set of hard-hitting drama GIRL, INTERRUPTED, according to her co-star Winona Ryder.


19th November 2009

Quote: "Who is this Perez Hilton, really? The whole blog thing is kind of a mystery to me. How does Google actually work?" Winona Ryder is clueless about social networking and the Internet as a whole.


25th October 2009

Fact: The first concert Winona Ryder went to was the Sex Pistols' final show. Her father, author MICHAEL HOROWITZ, took her when she was seven.


25th October 2009

Quote: "Matt couldn't be a greater, nicer guy. I'm really lucky that I'm on good terms with him. With Johnny, it's like we're good, but we lead very different lives." Winona Ryder on ex loves Matt Damon and Johnny Depp.


24th October 2009

Fact: Winona Ryder once babysat Tom Waits' kids.


24th October 2009

Quote: "I'm getting a lot of horror movie offers... but I just don't like the ones where you have to cut off your own arm to escape the killer." Actress Winona Ryder isn't a fan of slasher films.


2nd June 2009

Quote: "I got the call on the set of Dracula, in my trailer. I still have the message he left me - I taped it off my answering machine! I think for any actor it's the greatest experience is to be directed by him. You kind of go outside by yourself a lot and go, 'I can't believe I'm in a Scorsese movie!'" Winona Ryder is still coming to terms with landing a part in legendary director Martin Scorsese's 1993 movie The Age of Innocence.


2nd June 2009

Quote: "I got the call on the set of Dracula, in my trailer. I still have the message he left me - I taped it off my answering machine! I think for any actor it's the greatest experience is to be directed by him. You kind of go outside by yourself a lot and go, 'I can't believe I'm in a Scorsese movie!'" Winona Ryder is still coming to terms with landing a part in legendary director Martin Scorsese's 1993 movie The Age of Innocence.


2nd June 2009

Quote: "At the time I worked with her, she was battling her looks because she's so beautiful. She wanted very much to be taken seriously and not just judged on her looks. And she conquered that." Winona Ryder on her GIRL, INTERRUPTED co-star Angelina Jolie, who went on to win an Oscar for her role in the film.


29th May 2009

Quote: "During the Oscars, I was thinking about how she totally has that thing, she has her family and children and life and she seems really together and solid - and yet she can completely devastate you on screen." Winona Ryder thinks Kate Winslet has it all.


24th June 2008

Fact: Actress Winona Ryder has sold her New York City apartment for $2.2 million (GBP1.1 million). The pad, in the Gramercy Park area, has been snapped up by restaurant bosses PHIL and LUCY SUAREZ.


12th October 2007

Fact: MARIE ANTOINETTE stars Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman have recorded a duet cover version of THE TURTLES' Happy Together for the soundtrack of the actress' directorial debut WELCOME - a horror story starring Winona Ryder.


31st July 2007

Fact: Actress Winona Ryder owns the Los Angeles estate SIR Elton John's partner Bernie Taupin once called home.


31st July 2007

Quote: "To this day I don't go in those stores, because when I do, there have been many times that I felt like they're watching me, and I don't blame them." Winona Ryder stays away from top department stores following her 2001 shoplifting scandal at the Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills, California.


30th July 2007

Fact: Shoplifter Winona Ryder pokes fun at herself in new movie THE TEN - she appears in one short entitled THOU SHALT NOT STEAL.


9th June 2007

Quote: "For me, it was like an orgasm." Winona Ryder recalls working with Al Pacino on S1M0NE.


23rd January 2007

Quote: "He died at the end. I want him to come back as sort of the (Star Wars sage) OBI-WAN (KENOBI)." Winona Ryder hopes Christian Slater'S character comes back from the dead for the upcoming HEATHERS sequel.


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