Shannen Doherty : Biography
Shannen was born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 12, 1971, which makes her an Arien. Her father worked in a bank while her mother owned a beauty parlour. In 1978 the young Shannen (who was only seven at the time) and her family moved to Los Angeles, where her father started a West Coast branch of the family transportation business. Shannen has always been close to her family, who disciplined her from a young age. Her Mother, Rosa Doherty, once washed Shannen's mouth out with soap because she swore. Her Father's name is Tom and she has a big brother called Sean, who is five years older than her. She knew she wanted to pursue an acting career at the tender age of seven. Things moved quickly, and she made her debut at age 10, with a role on the series 'Father Murphy'.
Shannen has dated many guys in the past. A few of her ex's include, Dean Factor - (owns photo studio; met in 1990; briefly engaged; separated 1991), Chris Foufas - (real-estate developer; couple exchanged commitment rings 1991; separated 1992). She married Ashley Hamilton - (son of perma-tanned actor George Hamilton) in September 24, 1993, but they got divorced five months later because she felt they weren't right for each other and they married within 2 weeks of meeting. Judd Nelson - (actor; together 1994; met on the set of Blindfold), Rob Weiss(actor, director; met in 1994; announced engagement December 1995; reportedly separated April 1996). Richard solomon - (who is a producer) and Shannen got married in secret in Las Vegas on January 24th 2002, in front of family and friends. They were married for nine months, but their union was annulled in late 2003, but remain good friends.
Shannen Doherty: Career
Michael Landon saw her guest-starring appearance on the TV drama Father Murphy, he cast her as Jenny Wilder for the 1982 season of Little House on the Prairie. In 1985, she played bratty little sister Maggie in the teen movie Girls Just Want to Have Fun with Sarah Jessica Parker. She continued playing a bratty kid in the TV drama Our House as Wilford Brimley's granddaughter Kris before graduating to bratty teenager in the supreme black comedy Heathers with Winona Ryder. But her most recognizable role came in 1990 with Aaron Spelling's FOX series Beverly Hills 90210. As the twin sister of Jason Priestley's Brandon Walsh, the character of Brenda Walsh became one of television's meanest teenagers. She left the show in 1994 in a much-publicized huff due to some disagreements, causing the producers to digitally remove her from episodes and promotional materials. For the rest of the '90s, she appeared in forgettable films and horrible made-for-TV movies, but somehow remained in public view due to her frequent arrests, cameo appearances, turbulent romantic life, and tendency to get into fights with celebrities. In 1998, she found a place for herself as the witch Prue Halliwell on the TV series Charmed, with fellow grown-up child stars Alyssa Milano and Holly Marie Combs as her witch sisters. Several TV movies followed, including Satan's School for Girls and Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay. In 2003, she hosted the reality-based program Scare Tactics and starred in the made-for-TV thriller Nightlight
Shannen Doherty: Movies
The Rendering (2002), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Striking Poses (1998), The Ticket (1997), Mallrats (1995), Almost Dead (1994), Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (1994), Freeze Frame (1992), Forever Young (1991), Heathers (1989), Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985), Night Shift (1982), The Secret of NIMH (1982)