Shannen Doherty is an American actress, producer, and television director born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 12, 1971. She is best known for her roles in the films Heathers and Girls Just Want to Have Fun and for her roles in the television shows Charmed and Beverly Hills, 90210. She made her debut on television at 10 years old in the show Father Murphy in 1981. She continued landing roles in the shows Little House on the Prairie, Airwolf, The New Leave It to Beaver, 21 Jump Street, Highway to Heaven, Beverly Hills, 90210, Charmed, The New Normal, Heathers, The Phoenix, Magnum, P.I. and others. In 1982 she made her debut in film in the movie Night Shift and has since had roles in the films Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Heathers, Almost Dead, Mall Rats, Nowhere, Striking Poses, Burning Palms, Back in the Day, Undateable John, How to Make a Deal with the Devil and more. Throughout her career she has been nominated for several awards and has won two Bravo Awards for Best Female TV Star and a Webby Award for Best Individual Performance.