Winona Laura Horowitz, professionally known as Winona Ryder, is an American actress. Originally playing quirky roles, in the 1990s, she rose to prominence for her more varying roles in productions of diverse genres. She has received various accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and nominations for a Grammy Award, two Academy Awards and a BAFTA Award. After Ryder's film debut in Lucas, she gained attention with her performance in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice. She further rose to prominence with major roles in Heathers, Great Balls of Fire, Mermaids, Edward Scissorhands, and Bram Stoker's Dracula. She garnered critical acclaim and two consecutive Academy Award nominations for her portrayals of socialite May Welland in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence and Jo March in the fifth film adaptation of Little Women.