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Sigourney Weaver

Film Actress / Voice Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Actress / Film Producer | * 10/08/1949 (70) | Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver (born October 8, 1949) is an American actress. Dubbed "Queen of Sci-Fi", Weaver is considered to be a pioneer of action heroines in science fiction films. She is primarily known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien franchise. The role earned her an Academy Award nomination in 1986 and is often regarded as one of the most significant female protagonists in all of cinema. A seven-time Golden Globe Award nominee, in 1988 she won both Best Actress in Drama and Best Supporting Actress for her work in the films Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl, becoming the first person to win two acting Golden Globes in the same year. She also received Academy Award nominations for both films. For her role in the film The Ice Storm (1997), she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Weaver also received a Tony Award nomination for her work in the 1984 Broadway play Hurlyburly. Weaver's other popular film work includes ()
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Sigourney Weaver (born October 8, 1949, height 5' 11" (1,80 m)) is an American actress best known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series, a role for which she has received worldwide recognition. Other notable roles include the Ghostbusters films, Gorillas in the Mist, The Ice Storm, Working Girl, Death and the Maiden, Prayers for Bobby and Avatar. She is a three-time Academy Award nominee for her performances in Aliens (1986), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), and Working Girl (1988) winning Golden Globe Awards in the latter two films. Weaver has been called "The Sci-Fi Queen" by many on account of her many science fiction and fantasy films.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Sigourney Weaver

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Saturn Award for Best Actress Rachel Carson Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress 4x Saturn Award for Best Actress Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play

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Movies with Sigourney Weaver as Actress(96)

as Dr. Grace Augustine2027 Avatar 5
as Grace Augustine2021 Avatar 2
as Dana Barrett2020 Ghostbusters: Afterlife
as Hildy Good2020 The Good House
as Jasper2017 Rakka
as herself2017 Laddie
as Grandma2016 A Monster Calls
as Rebecca Gorin2016 Ghostbusters
as herself2016 Ghostheads
as Dr. Rachel Kay2016 The Assignment
as Sigourney Weaver (voice)2016 Finding Dory
as Michelle Bradley2015 Chappie
as Elizabeth Swados (voice)2014 My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It)
as Cisserus2012 Vamps
as Jean Carrack2012 The Cold Light of Day
as The Director2012 The Cabin in the Woods
as Margaret Matheson2012 Red Lights
as The Big Guy2011 Paul
as Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett2011 Abduction
as Joan Confrey2011 Rampart
as Macy Vanderhei2011 Cedar Rapids
as herself2010 Capturing Avatar
as Aunt Ramona2010 You Again
as Mary Griffith2009 Prayers for Bobby
as Dr. Grace Augustine2009 Avatar
as Rex Brooks2008 Vantage Point
as Ms. Lawson2008 Be Kind Rewind
as herself2008 His Highness Hollywood
as Ship's Computer (voice)2008 WALL·E
as Chaffee Bicknell2008 Baby Mama
as The Narrator (voice)2008 The Tale of Despereaux
as herself2007 Helmut by June
as Lenny2007 The TV Set
as Julia Sandburg2007 The Girl in the Park
as Babe Paley2006 Infamous
as Linda2006 Snow Cake
as Frieda (voice)2006 Happily N'Ever After
as Alice Hunt2004 The Village
as Sandy Travis2004 Imaginary Heroes
as Louise Walker the Warden2003 Holes
as Joan2002 The Guys
as Eve Grubman2002 Tadpole
as Herself - Narrator2001 The Roman Empire in the First Century
as herself2001 Alien Evolution
as Max Conners2001 Heartbreakers
as Betti DeLoreo (voice)2001 Big Bad Love
as Daisy Quimp2000 Company Man
as Gwen DeMarco1999 Galaxy Quest
as herself1999 The Alien Legacy
as Alice Goodwin1999 A Map of the World
as herself1999 Get Bruce!
as Lady Claudia Hoffman1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror
as Janey Carver1997 The Ice Storm
as Ripley 81997 Alien Resurrection
as Debra Moorhouse1995 Jeffrey
as Helen Hudson1995 Copycat
as Narrator1994 The Wild Swans
as Paulina Escobar1994 Death and the Maiden
as Ellen Mitchell1993 Dave
as Narrator1993 Rabbit Ears - Peachboy
as Queen Isabella1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise
as Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley1992 Alien³
as Narrator (voice)1992 The Snow Queen
as Dana Barrett1989 Ghostbusters II
as Katharine Parker1988 Working Girl
as Dian Fossey1988 Gorillas in the Mist
as Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley1986 Aliens
as Dr. Lauren Slaughter1986 Half Moon Street
as Jessica Fitzgerald1985 One Woman or Two
as Dana Barrett1984 Ghostbusters
as Catherine DeVoto1983 Deal of the Century
as Tony Sokolow1981 Eyewitness
as Marcia Lawton1979 O Youth and Beauty!
as Marcia Lawton1979 The Sorrows of Gin
as Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley1979 Alien
1978 Madman
as Alvy's Date Outside Theatre1977 Annie Hall

TV Shows/Series with Sigourney Weaver as Actress(21)

Movies with Sigourney Weaver as Crew(2)

Production/Co-Producer1997 Alien Resurrection
Production/Co-Producer1992 Alien³

Born: Saturday, 10/08 1949 (October) in New York City (current age: 70 years + 107 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Stanford University, Sarah Lawrence College, Yale School of Drama
Member of: NBC
Spouses (current/former): Jim Simpson
Other names for Sigourney Weaver (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"시고니 위버"
"Сигурни Уивер"
"Susan Alexandra Weaver"
"Σιγκούρνι Γουίβερ"
Sigourney Weaver frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
James Cameron (29x, Crew)
Victor Piñata (13x, Crew)
Tom Hanks (12x, Actor)
Martin Short (12x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (11x, Actor)
Dan Aykroyd (11x, Actor)
Chris Rock (11x, Actor)
David Duchovny (11x, Actor)
Kate Winslet (10x, Actress)
Charlize Theron (10x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:556, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/22/2020