Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee
Television actress known for her roles as pretty but problematic young women, such as Brenda Walsh on the teen soap opera Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–94). Doherty actually appeared in the sweeter-than-pie television film Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984), but went on to cultivate a spicier on- and off-screen persona. She returned to nice as the star of the WB's Charmed (1998–2000). Her films include Heathers (1989) and Mallrats (1995).