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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 movie Untitled Neill Blomkamp/Alien Project
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa 2025-12-17
Known For
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa Dr. Grace Augustine 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar: The Tulkun Rider 2024-12-18
Movie Avatar: The Seed Bearer 2021-12-15
Movie Untitled Neill Blomkamp/Alien Project Ellen Ripley 2020
Movie Avatar: The Way of Water Grace Augustine 2020-12-16
Movie Laddie Herself 2017-10-20
Series Marvel's The Defenders Alexandra 2017-08-18
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Sigourney Weaver 2017-05-21
Movie Rakka Jasper 2017-06-14
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016-09-15
Movie Caçafantasmes Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
Movie Buscant la Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie Ghostheads Herself 2016-04-23
Movie Un monstre em ve a veure Grandma 2016-10-07
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 Llums vermells Margaret Matheson 2012-03-02
Movie La cabana del bosc The Director 2012-04-12
Movie Vamps Cisserus 2012-08-25
Series Political Animals Elaine Barrish Hammond 2012-07-15
Movie Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011-02-11
Movie Rampart Joan Confrey 2011-11-23
Movie Paul The Big Guy 2011-02-14
Movie Abduction Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett 2011-09-22
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie You Again Aunt Ramona 2010-09-24
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 The Tale of Despereaux The Narrator (voice) 2008-12-19
Movie His Highness Hollywood Herself 2008-09-20
Movie WALL·E Ship's Computer (voice) 2008-06-22
Movie Baby Mama Chaffee Bicknell 2008-04-25
Movie En el punt de mira Rex Brooks 2008-02-01
Movie Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008-01-20
Movie The Girl in the Park Julia Sandburg 2007-09-09
Movie Helmut by June 2007-04-30
Movie Snow Cake Linda 2006-02-09
Movie The TV Set Lenny 2006-04-28
Movie Happily N'Ever After Frieda (voice) 2006-09-14
Movie Història d'un crim 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 One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien Resurrection' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
Movie The Guys Joan 2002-09-11
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 Company Man Daisy Quimp 2000-03-09
Movie Galaxy Quest Gwen DeMarco 1999-12-23
Movie A Map of the World Alice Goodwin 1999-09-13
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie The Alien Legacy Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Alien Resurrection Ripley 8 1997-11-12
Movie The Ice Storm Janey Carver 1997-09-27
Movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lady Claudia Hoffman 1997-07-18
Movie Copycat Helen Hudson 1995-10-27
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie Death and the Maiden Paulina Escobar 1994-05-04
Movie Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993-05-07
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Queen Isabella 1992-10-09
Movie Alien³ Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1992-05-22
Movie Els caçafantasmes 2 Dana Barrett 1989-06-15
Movie Working Girl Katharine Parker 1988-12-20
Movie Gorillas in the Mist Dian Fossey 1988-09-23
Movie Half Moon Street Dr. Lauren Slaughter 1986-08-13
Movie Aliens Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1986-07-18
Movie One Woman or Two Jessica Fitzgerald 1985-02-06
Movie Els caçafantasmes Dana Barrett 1984-06-07
Movie Deal of the Century Catherine DeVoto 1983-11-04
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 Somerset Avis Ryan 1970-03-30