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Shannen Doherty Biography

Aavash Rajbhandari Tue Jun, 2016
Shannen Doherty

Facts of Shannen Doherty

Date of Birth: 1971 , April-12
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch

Quick Timeline of Shannen Doherty

1971 Born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
1981 Television Debut in Father Murphy
1982 Nominated for Youth in Film Awards for Best Young Actress
1982 Debuted as a Voice Actor in The Secret of NIMH
1985 Starred in Girls Just Want to Have Fun
1990 Starred in Beverly Hills,90210
1998 Starred in Charmed
2011 Married Kurt Iswarienko

Detail Timeline of Shannen Doherty

April 12 , 1971

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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.

1981

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.

1982

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.

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.

1985

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.

1990

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.

1998

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.

2011

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.

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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.