The Spanish-style house, built in 1936, sits behind a thick hedge of ficus trees on a third of an acre. Bougainvillea and wisteria cover the entrance and balconies of the 3,765-square-foot villa.
After starring in "Edward Scissorhands" (1990), "Little Women" (1994) and "Girl, Interrupted" (1999), Ryder, 39, returned to the spotlight last year in the film "Black Swan" and the TV movie "When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story."
She purchased the property in 1998 for $2.6 million, public records indicate.
Aileen Comora and Paul Lester of Westside Estate Agency, Beverly Hills, had the listing, according to the MLS. Eli Karon of Teles Properties, Beverly Hills, represented the buyer.