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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 Somerset 1970-03-30
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2025-12-17
Known For
Movie Avatar 5 Dr. Grace Augustine 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar 4 2024-12-18
Movie Avatar 3 2021-12-15
Movie Avatar 2 Grace Augustine 2020-12-16
Movie Laddie Herself 2017-10-20
Series Marvel's The Defenders Alexandra 2017-08-18
Movie Rakka Jasper 2017-06-14
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Sigourney Weaver 2017-05-21
Movie Ghostheads Herself 2016-04-23
Movie The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie Finding Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016-09-15
Movie Un monstre em ve a veure Grandma 2016-10-07
Movie Caçafantasmes Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
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 The Cabin in the Woods The Director 2012-04-12
Movie Political Animals Elaine Barrish 2012-07-15
Movie Vamps Cisserus 2012-08-25
Movie Rampart Joan Confrey 2011-11-23
Movie Abduction Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett 2011-09-22
Movie Paul Tara 2011-02-14
Movie Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011-02-11
Movie Crazy on the Outside Viki 2010-01-08
Movie You Again Aunt Ramona 2010-09-24
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
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 2008-04-23
Movie Vantage Point Rex Brooks 2008-02-01
Movie Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008-01-20
Movie Helmut by June 2007-04-30
Movie The Girl in the Park Julia Sandburg 2007-09-09
Movie Happily N'Ever After Frieda 2006-09-14
Movie The TV Set Lenny 2006-04-28
Movie Snow Cake Linda 2006-02-09
Movie Història d'un crim Babe Paley 2006-11-16
Movie Imaginary Heroes Sandy Travis 2004-09-14
Movie The Village Alice Hunt 2004-07-30
Movie Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Holes Warden Walker 2003-04-18
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
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 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 1997-11-12
Movie Copycat Helen Hudson 1995-10-27
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993-05-07
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Queen Isabella 1992-10-09
Movie Alien³ 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 Aliens Lieutenant Ellen Ripley 1986-07-18
Movie Half Moon Street Dr. Lauren Slaughter 1986-08-13
Movie Ghostbusters Dana Barrett 1984-06-07
Movie Deal of the Century Catherine DeVoto 1983-11-04
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 Ellen 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