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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 New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 4 2025-12-17
Known For
Poster of The Tale of Despereaux
Poster of Death and the Maiden
Poster of Ghostbusters II
Poster of Gorillas in the Mist
Movie Avatar 4 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar 3 2023-12-20
Movie Avatar 2 Grace Augustine 2021-12-17
Movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Herself 2019-06-07
Movie Oats Studios: Volume 1 Jasper 2018-06-28
Movie Rakka Jasper 2017-06-14
Series Marvel's The Defenders Alexandra 2017-08-18
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Sigourney Weaver 2017-10-13
Movie Laddie Herself 2017-10-20
Movie The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie Ghostheads Herself 2016-04-23
Series Jan versus Geraldine Joan 2016-02-01
Movie Finding Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie Ghostbusters Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
Movie Never Ever 2016-12-07
Movie A Monster Calls Grandma 2016-10-07
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016-09-15
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Celebration 2015-02-15
Movie Chappie Michelle Bradley 2015-03-04
Movie Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Herself 2015-03-17
Movie Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Herself 2015-05-19
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Tuja 2014-12-03
Series Devil Survivor 2: The Animation Alice Goodwin 2013-04-05
Movie Red Lights Margaret Matheson 2012-03-02
Movie The Cabin in the Woods The Director 2012-04-12
Movie The Cold Light of Day Jean Carrack 2012-04-04
Movie Vamps Cisserus 2012-08-25
Movie Political Animals Elaine Barrish 2012-07-15
Movie Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011-02-11
Movie Paul The Big Guy 2011-02-14
Movie Abduction Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett 2011-09-22
Movie Rampart Joan Confrey 2011-11-23
Series Dandelion Family Viki 2010-01-20
Movie You Again Aunt Ramona 2010-09-24
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Series Double Take Mary Griffith 2009-07-23
Movie Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Narrator 2009-01-01
Movie Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine 2009-12-10
Movie Vantage Point Rex Brooks 2008-02-01
Movie Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008-01-20
Movie Baby Mama Chaffee Bicknell 2008-04-25
Movie His Highness Hollywood Herself 2008-09-20
Movie WALL·E Ship's Computer (voice) 2008-06-22
Movie The Tale of Despereaux The Narrator (voice) 2008-12-19
Movie The Two in Tracksuits Unknown 2008-07-18
Movie Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck Unknown 2007-04-15
Movie The Girl in the Park Julia Sandburg 2007-09-09
Series Planet Earth 2006-03-05
Movie Snow Cake Linda 2006-01-24
Movie The TV Set Lenny 2006-04-28
Movie Happily N'Ever After Frieda (voice) 2006-09-14
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Infamous Babe Paley 2006-09-11
Movie The Village Alice Hunt 2004-07-30
Movie Imaginary Heroes Sandy Travis 2004-09-14
Movie Holes Louise Walker the Warden 2003-04-18
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' Herself 2003-12-02
Series Last Exile Tony Sokolow 2003-04-07
Movie One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien: Resurrection' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
Movie Heartbreakers Max Conners 2001-03-23
Series Empress Myeongseong Dana Barrett 2001-05-09
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 Company Man Daisy Quimp 2000-03-09
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie The Alien Legacy Herself 1999-01-01
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Series SMTV Live Ripley 1998-08-29
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lady Claudia Hoffman 1997-07-18
Movie The Ice Storm Janey Carver 1997-09-27
Movie Alien Resurrection Ripley 8 1997-11-12
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie Copycat Helen Hudson 1995-10-27
Movie The Wild Swans Narrator 1994-01-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Death and the Maiden Paulina Escobar 1994-05-04
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993-05-07
Movie The Snow Queen Narrator (voice) 1992-01-01
Movie Alien³ Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1992-05-22
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Queen Isabella 1992-10-09
Movie Ghostbusters II Dana Barrett 1989-06-16
Movie Gorillas in the Mist Dian Fossey 1988-09-23
Movie Working Girl Katharine Parker 1988-12-20
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
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Deal of the Century Catherine DeVoto 1983-11-04
Movie The Year of Living Dangerously Jill Bryant 1982-12-17
Movie The Sorrows of Gin Marcia Lawton 1979-10-24
Movie O Youth and Beauty! Marcia Lawton 1979-10-30
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 Somerset Avis Ryan 1970-03-30
Series Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Gwen DeMarco 1969-09-13
Movie The Rickshaw Man Elaine Barrish Hammond 1958-04-21
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18