Shannen Doherty Biography

Published On Jun 28, 2016
Facts of Shannen Doherty
Date of Birth: 1971 , April-12
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
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She has quite a lot of shows to add to her filmography and her appearances ranges from films to televisions and even has produced written and even choreographed shows. From 1998 to 2001, she played the lead role in television series Charmed portraying Prue Halliwell

She is currently 45 years of age and has been married 3 times. Her current husband is Kurt Iswarienko, a photographer and they got married in Malibu. Her nationality is American whereas her ethnicity is Irish from her father’s side and Scottish/Irish from her mother’s side.

Her net worth is estimated at $10 million.

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Born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

April 12 , 1971

Born in April 12, 1971, Shannen Doherty was born as Shannen Maria Doherty to beauty parlor owner Rosa and mortgage consultant Tom Doherty. She was born in the mid-south Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Television Debut in Father Murphy


Her television debut was as a guest role in television series Father Murphy. She played Drusilla Shannon in the episode titled “By the Bear That Bit Me (Part 1 & 2). She was only 10 years old at the time.

Nominated for Youth in Film Awards for Best Young Actress


Her guest role as Drusilla Shannon in Father Murphy was acclaimed by many and she was nominated for Youth in Film Awards in the category of “Best Young Actress: Guest on a Drama Series” in the year 1982.

Debuted as a Voice Actor in The Secret of NIMH


Her debut as a voice actress was in the animated movie The Secret of NIMH as Teresa Brisby. The movie was directed by Don Bluth and it grossed $14 million at the box office. It was based on the Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C O’ Brien.

Starred in Girls Just Want to Have Fun


Doherty kept on branching out as an actress and starred in 1985 teen comedy “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” alongside big names such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt.  She played the role of Maggie Malene.

Starred in Beverly Hills,90210


Her breakout role was in the year 1990 in the acclaimed television series Beverly Hills, 90210. She gained worldwide fame and attention for portraying Brenda Walsh. She was a series regular on the show and starred in 111 episodes.

Starred in Charmed


Lady Luck favored her once more in 1998 as she landed the lead role as Prue Halliwell, oldest of three witches sisters in television series titled Charmed. She appeared in a record total of 3 seasons and 66 episodes.

Married Kurt Iswarienko


In 2011, after 2 divorces and at an age of 45, Shannon found love and married celebrity photographer/film producer Kurt Iswarienko in Malibu. They had met at a party in 2008. Kurt is 41 years old. They even documented the planning of the wedding and it was aired in 2012 episode of Shannen Says.