90210: Shannen Doherty Will Be Back Regan Cellura February 4, 2009 2 Comments I mentioned her possible return in the Primetime Spoiler Round-Up and now People.com has confirmed the news. Shannen Doherty is making another return to the zip code that made her famous. Brenda is back! Again. Shannen Doherty, who played Brenda Walsh on the original Beverly Hills: 90210, signed on to return for another episode of the CW’s 90210, according to a source close to the show.