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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 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 The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie Ghostbusters Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
Movie Red Lights Margaret Matheson 2012-03-02
Movie The Cabin in the Woods The Director 2012-04-12
Movie Crazy on the Outside Viki 2010-01-08
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine 2009-12-10
Movie Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008-01-20
Movie The Tale of Despereaux The Narrator (voice) 2008-12-19
Movie Baby Mama Chaffee Bicknell 2008-04-23
Movie Holes Warden Walker 2003-04-18
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie Ghostbusters II Dana Barrett 1989-06-15
Movie Working Girl Katharine Parker 1988-12-20
Movie Aliens Lieutenant Ellen Ripley 1986-07-18
Movie The Sorrows of Gin Marcia Lawton 1979-10-24
Movie O Youth and Beauty! Marcia Lawton 1979-10-30
Series Somerset Avis Ryan 1970-03-30