Shannen Doherty turns 50, career and private life

From the role of Brenda to that of Prue in "Charmed": career and private sphere of the actress

She has given life to cult characters in the history of television: from Brenda Walsh of Beverly Hills 90210, who with her looks and her amorous torments made generations of teenagers dream, to Prue Halliwell protagonist of the first three seasons of the series Charmed: Shannen Doherty turns 50, the actress was in fact born on April 12, 1971.

Her career as an actress started at a very young age, among the first important roles that of Jenny Wilder in 1982 in the television show La casa della prairie. Many parts in famous series of the time and in films such as Girls Just Want to have Fun with Sarah Jessica Parker in 1985 and Splinters of madness with Winona Ryder in 1989. Beverly Hills 90210 was a very important moment in her career: a cult series, teen drama that made school and that made her a star. Shannen Doherty was part of the cast from 1990 to 1994 in the role of Brenda Walsh and was one of the most loved characters ever. Over time she has also remained very attached to other actors in the series, in particular to Luke Perry who passed away in 2019. Equally important for her career was the part of the eldest of the Halliwell sisters in Charmed: 66 episodes in which she starred starting from 1998 and up to 2001. Miniseries, TV films, without forgetting some small forays into cinema. Among other projects she can be remembered, for example as a host of Scare Tactics in 2003 and as a competitor of Dancing with the Stars in 2010.

Over the course of his career he received a few nominations for his roles.

On the private front, the actress was briefly married to Ashley Hamilton, whom she married in 1993 and broke up after six months. In 2002 she married Rick Salomon, but this relationship also ended after a year. Since 16 October 2011 she has been married to photographer Kurt Iswarienko. For several years Shannen Doherty has been fighting a battle against cancer that began in 2015: after surgery and chemotherapy she seemed cured, but in 2019 the disease returned and the actress also spoke about it in a long interview with Elle.

Shannen Doherty is present on Instagram with a profile that has over 1.8 million followers where she publishes shots of everyday life and also raises awareness of topics she has been working on for some time: protection of animals and the environment.

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