Sigourney Weaver

Biography

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.

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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Gender Female

Known Credits 106

Birthday 1949-10-08

Place of Birth New York City - New York - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Avatar 2 as Grace Augustine
2016 A Monster Calls as Grandma
2016 Laddie as Herself
2016 (Re) Assignment as Dr. Rachel Kay
2016 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
2016 Ghostbusters as Rebecca Gorin
2016 Finding Dory as Sigourney Weaver (voice)
2016 Ghostheads as Herself
2015 My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) as Elizabeth Swados (voice)
2015 Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words as Herself
2015 Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus: Gods and Kings
2015 Chappie as Michelle Bradley
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings as Tuja
2014 Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters as Herself
2012 Vamps as Cisserus
2012 Political Animals as Elaine Barrish
2012 Political Animals(10 episodes) as Elaine Barrish Hammond
2012 The Cabin in the Woods as The Director
2012 The Cold Light of Day as Jean Carrack
2012 Red Lights as Margaret Matheson
2011 Rampart as Joan Confrey
2011 Abduction as Dr. Bennett
2011 Paul as Tara
2011 Cedar Rapids as Macy Vanderhei
2010 Capturing Avatar as Herself
2010 You Again as Aunt Ramona
2010 Crazy on the Outside as Viki
2009 Avatar: Extended Collector's Edition as Dr. Grace Augustine
2009 Avatar as Dr. Grace Augustine
2009 Nature's Most Amazing Events(6 episodes)
2009 Prayers for Bobby as Mary Griffith
2009 Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood as Narrator
2008 The Tale of Despereaux as The Narrator
2008 His Highness Hollywood as Herself
2008 WALL·E as Ship's Computer (voice)
2008 Baby Mama as Chaffee Bicknell
2008 Vantage Point as Rex Brooks
2008 Be Kind Rewind as Ms. Lawson
2007 The Girl in the Park as Julia Sandburg
2007 Helmut by June
2006 Infamous as Babe Paley
2006 Happily N'Ever After as Frieda
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 The TV Set as Lenny
2006 Planet Earth(26 episodes)
2006 Snow Cake as Linda
2004 Imaginary Heroes as Sandy Travis
2004 Doc Martin(1 episode) as American Tourist
2004 The Village as Alice Hunt
2003 The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' as Herself
2003 Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' as Herself
2003 Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' as Herself
2003 One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien Resurrection' as Herself
2003 Holes as Warden Walker
2002 Tadpole as Eve Grubman
2002 The Guys as Joan
2001 Richard & Judy(1 episode)
2001 Alien Evolution as Herself
2001 Big Bad Love as Betti DeLoreo (voice)
2001 Heartbreakers as Max Conners
2000 Company Man as Daisy Quimp
1999 Galaxy Quest as Gwen DeMarco
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 A Map of the World as Alice Goodwin
1999 Futurama(2 episodes)
1999 The Alien Legacy as Herself
1999 Get Bruce! as Herself
1997 Alien: Resurrection as Ripley
1997 The Ice Storm as Janey Carver
1997 The View(5 episodes)
1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror as Lady Claudia Hoffman
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(3 episodes)
1995 Copycat as Helen Hudson
1995 Jeffrey as Debra Moorhouse
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Death and the Maiden as Paulina Escobar
1994 The Wild Swans as Narrator
1993 Dave as Ellen Mitchell
1993 Rabbit Ears - Peachboy as Narrator
1993 GMTV(2 episodes)
1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise as Queen Isabella
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1992 Alien³ as Ripley
1992 The Snow Queen as Narrator (voice)
1989 Ghostbusters II as Dana Barrett
1988 Working Girl as Katharine Parker
1988 Gorillas in the Mist as Dian Fossey
1986 Half Moon Street as Dr. Lauren Slaughter
1986 Aliens as Lieutenant Ellen Ripley
1985 One Woman or Two as Jessica Fitzgerald
1984 Ghostbusters as Dana Barrett
1983 Deal of the Century as Catherine DeVoto
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(3 episodes)
1982 The Year of Living Dangerously as Jill Bryant
1981 Eyewitness as Tony Sokolow
1979 O Youth and Beauty! as Marcia Lawton
1979 The Sorrows of Gin as Marcia Lawton
1979 Alien as Ripley
1978 Madman
1977 Annie Hall as Alvy's Date Outside Theatre
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1974 NOVA(1 episode) as Narrator
1970 Somerset(283 episodes) as Avis Ryan
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Sigourney Weaver
1900 Untitled Neill Blomkamp Alien Project as Ripley
1900 The Best of Families(0 episodes) as Laura Wheeler

Production

1997 Alien: Resurrection … Producer
1992 Alien³ … Producer

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