Actress Shannen Doherty’s life in Hollywood has been quite turbulent. From a child actress to the star of hugely successful series such as Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed, there were few who did not know who she was. Since announcing her battle with breast cancer, the actress is opening up about her life more and more. Here are 8 things many do not know about Shannen Doherty:
8. Early Life
Shannen Marie Doherty was born on April 12, 1971 in Memphis, Tennesse, to Rosa and Tom Doherty. Growing up, Shannen’s mother Rosa was a beauty parlor owner while her father worked as a mortgage consultant, and she has one older brother, Sean. When she was only 7 years old, her family moved to Los Angeles and Doherty quickly took an interest in acting, and landed her first role on the series Father Murphy at the age of 10.