Winona Ryder had a cat named Bowie.
Winona Ryder is an American actress who has a career in Hollywood spanning three decades. Born in Minnesota, Ryder began her acting career in the 1980s and quickly gained attention for her roles in numerous films and television shows.
One of Ryder’s breakout roles came when she began working with director Tim Burton. She has since appeared in several of Burton’s films, including “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” and “Frankenweenie,”. She has also worked with other acclaimed filmmakers, including Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, and David Simon.
Ryder has been nominated for Academy Awards twice, for her roles in “The Age of Innocence” and “Little Women,” and has won a Golden Globe for her performance in the television miniseries “Stranger Things”, with Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Gaten Matarazzo, and Joe Keery.
In addition to her acting work, Ryder is also an advocate for animal welfare. She has worked with organizations such as the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and has spoken out about the importance of responsible pet ownership.