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Shannen Doherty

Shannen Maria Doherty (English pronunciation: /ˈdoʊ.ərti/; born April 12, 1971) is an American actress, producer, author and television director, known for her work as Heather Duke in (1989) Heathers, as Brenda Walsh in (1990–1994) Beverly Hills, 90210 and its spinoff series (2008) 90210, and as Prue Halliwell in (1998–2001) Charmed . Doherty has also starred in (1985) Girls Just Want to Have Fun, (1995) Mallrats, (1996) Gone In The Night, (1997) Sleeping with the Devil, (2001) Another Day, (2005) Category 7, (2007) Christmas Caper and (2010) Burning Palms. Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Rosa Elizabeth (née Wright), a beauty parlor owner, and John Thomas Doherty, Jr., a mortgage consultant. She has an older brother (by four years) named Sean. Doherty has Irish Catholic ancestry on her father's side and English, Scottish, and Scotch-Irish ancestry on her mother's side. She was raised in her mother's Southern Baptist religion. Doherty had guest spots on TV series including Voyagers! and Father Murphy. When a casting notice was released in Hollywood for a regular role on the popular Little House on the Prairie, she jumped at the opportunity and eventually won

Brenda Walsh: Beer Wench

Brenda Walsh: Beer Wench

Shannen Doherty has revealed her secret to sitting through an episode of the yawnfest known as the new "90210": A case of beer.Viewers, on the other hand, can just change the channel. See Also… READ MORE >

9021Oh Snap!


Shannen Doherty asked for an honest opinion about the new "90210" and our photog gave her an honest answer. READ MORE >

- 2715 days ago
Tori Still Too Big for Britches

Tori Still
Too Big for Britches

One would think Tori Spelling would take any paying gig she could get. Think again. Tori has decided to back out of the new "90210" remake, reports Nikki Finke, and get this -- it's because she… READ MORE >

- 2740 days ago
Holding the Defensive Line

Holding the Defensive Line

Rumors and ridiculous screw-ups dominated TMZ today -- with Leah Remini, Ed Westwick and Shannen Doherty all fighting to defend their honor.One person who can't be defended though: Our own photog,… READ MORE >

- 2748 days ago
Even Cindy Walsh Wouldn't Buy This One

Even Cindy Walsh Wouldn't Buy This One

Shannen Doherty has a reason why the Malibu cops didn't know who she was when she complained to them about the paparazzi last week -- just not a very good one.We call BS on her story -- she says… READ MORE >

- 2748 days ago
Cops to Shannen Doherty: 9021Who

Cops to Shannen Doherty

That new "90210" show can't come along fast enough for Shannen Doherty.We know Shannen went to the Sheriff's Department in Lost Hills (Malibu) to complain about paparazzi following her. The cops… READ MORE >

- 2755 days ago
Shannen Ready to Play -- Morticia

Shannen Ready to Play -- Morticia

A creepy and kooky and disheveled looking Shannen Doherty was escorted from Nobu eatery in Malibu, Calif. last night by a girlfriend, looking like TV's Morticia Addams. Altogether ooky!Wearing… READ MORE >

- 3160 days ago
The Z List - This Week's Biggest Losers 07/15/06

The Z List - This Week's Biggest Losers 07/15/06

Zzzzz... That could be the sound of Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford sleeping in this morning in Malibu. But it's not. In this case, it's merely our cue to point out some of the latest denizens of… READ MORE >

- 3499 days ago

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