April 12, 1971
50 years old
5 ft 4 in | 163 cm tall
37-26-36 in | 94-66-91.5 cm
58 kg | 128 pounds
5.5 US | 36 EU
Shannen Maria Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, on April 12, 1971, is an American actress.
Young Shannen Doherty began her professional acting career at the age of ten.
She made her big screen debut in comedy movie Night Shift (1982) in role as Bluebird.
She got her television debut in NBC western drama series Father Murphy (1981) in episodes "By the Bear That Bit Me" (Parts 1 & 2), in role as Drusilla Shannon.
Her breakthrough performance came as Brenda Walsh in teen drama television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–1994).
Heathers (1988) comedy teen opposite Winona Ryder and Christian Slater
Mallrats (1995) buddy comedy with Jeremy London, Jason Lee and Claire Forlani
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985) romantic comedy dance opposite Sarah Jessica Parker, Lee Montgomery and Helen Hunt
Jailbreakers (1994) drama thriller with Charles Napier, Adrienne Barbeau and Adrien Brody
Another Day (2001) romantic drama opposite Max Martini and Julian McMahon
The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (2008) adventure fantasy with Michael Shanks, JR Bourne and Toby Berner
Gone in the Night (1996) drama opposite Kevin Dillon, Lawrence Hanson and James Anthony
Satan's School for Girls (2000) horror with Julie Benz, Daniel Cosgrove and Richard Joseph Paul
Striking Poses (1999) crime thriller opposite Joseph Griffin, Tamara Gorski and Aidan Devine
The Rendering (2002)crime thriller with Peter Outerbridge, Stephen Young and John H. Brennan
Bethany (2017) horror opposite Tom Green, Stefanie Estes and Zack Ward
Undateable John (2019) romantic drama comedy with John Philbin, Estella Warren and Tom Arnold
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Guest on a Series for her role as Drusilla Shannon in NBC western drama series Father Murphy (1981).
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Guest in a Television Series for her role as Phoebe Danner in CBS action military drama television series Airwolf (1984) in episode "Bite of the Jackal".
She was nominated for two Young Artist Awards for Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Drama Series and Best Young Actress Starring in a New Television Series for her performance as Kris Witherspoon in NBC drama television series Our House (1986-1988).
She won two Bravo Otto Awards for Best Female TV Star and was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series for her role as Brenda Walsh in teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–1994), also make an appearance in 90210 (2008-2008) and BH90210 (2019).
She was nominated for the Saturn Awardfor Best Genre TV Actress for her performance as Prue Halliwell in supernatural fantasy drama television series Charmed (1998-2001).
She won the Webby Award for Best Individual Performance (shared with Wilson Cleveland) for her role as Adrienne in limited anthology series Suite 7 (2011).
Little House on the Prairie (1982-1983) Western historical drama series in role as Jenny Wilder
Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985) miniseries in role as Kathleen Kennedy
The Secret of Lost Creek (1992) Disney Channel adventure series in role as Jeannie Fogle
She had recurring role as Alexandra Hudson in Fox soap opera North Shore (2004-2005).
She produced and starred in reality television series Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty (2006) and Shannen Says (2012).
Heathers (2018) Paramount Network dark comedy series in role as JD's Mom / Dr. Destiny
Attended George D. Chamberlain High School in Tampa, Florida.
Has older brother, Sean.
Has Scottish, English, French and Irish ancestry.
Good friends with actress Sarah Michelle Gellar and Puerto Rican fashion model Anne Marie Kortright.
Fan of television series 24.
Featured in Playboy magazine in December 1993, March 1994 and December 2003.
Featured in music video for Slaughter "Real Love" (1992).
Supporter of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Lives in Malibu, California.
She dated Jason Pomeranc (2004-2005), Julian McMahon (2001), Judd Nelson (1993), Scott Thomas (1992) and Evan Musikantow (1991).
Has been engaged to Rob Weiss (1995-1998), Dean Factor (1993) and Chris Foufas (1992).
She was married to Rick Salomon (2002-2003) and Ashley Hamilton (1993-1994).
She married film producer Kurt Iswarienko in 2011.