Winona Ryder is an American actress. One of the most profitable and iconic '90s actresses, she made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. As Lydia Deetz, a goth teenager in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice, she won critical acclaim and widespread recognition. After various appearances in film and on television, Ryder continued her acting career with the cult film Heathers, a controversial satire of teenage suicide and high school life that has since become a landmark teen film. She later appeared in the coming of age drama Mermaids, earning a Golden Globe nomination, in Burton's dark fairy-tale Edward Scissorhands, and in Francis Ford Coppola's gothic romance Bram Stoker's Dracula.\nHaving played diverse roles in many well-received films in the late 80s and early 90s, Ryder won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination in the same category for her role in The Age of Innocence in 1993 as well as another Academy Award nomination, as Best Actress, for the literary adaptation Little Women the following year.