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Sigourney Weaver

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.

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Oct 8, 1949 In Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2028-12-21
Known For
Poster of Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist
Poster of Dream the Future
Poster of Helmut by June
Poster of O Youth and Beauty!
Movie Avatar 5 Dr. Grace Augustine 2028-12-21
Movie Avatar 4 2026-12-17
Movie Avatar 3 2024-12-19
Movie Avatar 2 Grace Augustine 2022-12-15
Movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife Dana Barrett 2021-03-04
Movie My Salinger Year Margaret 2020-02-20
Movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Herself 2020-01-07
Movie Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary Herself 2019-11-26
Movie SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout Herself (uncredited) 2019-07-12
Movie Oats Studios: Volume 1 Jasper 2018-06-28
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Herself 2018-04-29
Series Marvel's The Defenders Alexandra 2017-08-18
Movie John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Self (archive footage) 2017-01-01
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Sigourney Weaver 2017-10-13
Movie Laddie Herself 2017-10-20
Movie Rakka Jasper 2017-06-14
Series Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist Dian Fossey (voice) 2017-12-06
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016-09-15
Series Dream the Future Narrator 2016-08-25
Movie Ghostbusters Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
Movie Finding Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie A Monster Calls Grandma 2016-01-01
Movie Ghostheads Herself 2016-04-23
Movie Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Herself 2015-05-19
Movie Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Herself 2015-03-17
Movie Chappie Michelle Bradley 2015-03-04
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Tuja 2014-12-03
Movie My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) Elizabeth Swados (voice) 2014-04-17
Movie The Cold Light of Day Jean Carrack 2012-04-04
Movie Red Lights Margaret Matheson 2012-03-02
Series Political Animals Elaine Barrish Hammond 2012-07-15
Movie Vamps Cisserus 2012-08-25
Movie The Cabin in the Woods The Director 2012-04-12
Movie Rampart Joan Confrey 2011-11-23
Movie Abduction Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett 2011-09-22
Movie Paul The Big Guy 2011-02-14
Movie Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011-02-11
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie You Again Aunt Ramona 2010-09-24
Movie Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora Herself 2010-02-07
Movie Crazy on the Outside Viki 2010-01-08
Movie Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine 2009-12-10
Movie Prayers for Bobby Mary Griffith 2009-02-27
Movie Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Narrator 2009-01-01
Movie Vantage Point Rex Brooks 2008-02-01
Movie Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008-01-20
Movie His Highness Hollywood Herself 2008-09-20
Movie Baby Mama Chaffee Bicknell 2008-04-25
Movie WALL·E Ship's Computer (voice) 2008-06-22
Movie The Tale of Despereaux The Narrator (voice) 2008-12-18
Movie The Girl in the Park Julia Sandburg 2007-09-09
Movie Helmut by June Herself 2007-04-30
Movie The TV Set Lenny 2007-04-06
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Movie Happily N'Ever After Frieda (voice) 2006-09-14
Movie Infamous Babe Paley 2006-09-11
Movie Snow Cake Linda 2006-09-08
Series The One Show Herself 2006-08-14
Movie The Village Alice Hunt 2004-07-30
Series Doc Martin American Tourist 2004-09-02
Movie Imaginary Heroes Sandy Travis 2004-09-14
Movie Superior Firepower : Making 'Aliens' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien: Resurrection' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Holes Louise Walker the Warden 2003-04-18
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
Movie The Guys Joan 2002-09-11
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Alien Evolution Herself 2001-10-12
Movie Big Bad Love Betti DeLoreo (voice) 2001-10-11
Movie Heartbreakers Max Conners 2001-03-23
Movie The Roman Empire in the First Century Narrator 2001-01-01
Movie Company Man Daisy Quimp 2000-03-09
Movie Galaxy Quest Gwen DeMarco 1999-12-23
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie A Map of the World Alice Goodwin 1999-09-13
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie The Alien Legacy Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Alien Resurrection Ripley 8 1997-11-12
Series The View Herself 1997-08-11
Movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lady Claudia Hoffman 1997-07-18
Movie The Ice Storm Janey Carver 1997-02-05
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie Copycat Helen Hudson 1995-05-03
Movie The Wild Swans Narrator 1994-01-01
Movie Death and the Maiden Paulina Escobar 1994-05-04
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993-05-07
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Rabbit Ears - Peachboy Narrator 1993-01-01
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Queen Isabella 1992-10-09
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Alien³ Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1992-05-22
Movie The Snow Queen Narrator (voice) 1992-01-01
Movie Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge Herself 1989-06-26
Movie Ghostbusters II Dana Barrett 1989-06-16
Movie Working Girl Katharine Parker 1988-12-20
Movie Gorillas in the Mist Dian Fossey 1988-09-23
Movie Aliens Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1986-07-18
Movie Half Moon Street Dr. Lauren Slaughter 1986-08-13
Movie One Woman or Two Jessica Fitzgerald 1985-02-06
Movie Ghostbusters Dana Barrett 1984-06-08
Movie Deal of the Century Catherine DeVoto 1983-11-04
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie The Year of Living Dangerously Jill Bryant 1982-12-17
Movie Eyewitness Tony Sokolow 1981-02-13
Movie O Youth and Beauty! Marcia Lawton 1979-10-30
Movie The Sorrows of Gin Marcia Lawton 1979-10-24
Movie Alien Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1979-05-25
Movie Madman 1978-01-01
Movie Annie Hall Alvy's Date Outside Theatre 1977-04-19
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Series Somerset Avis Ryan 1970-03-30
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18