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Sigourney Weaver

Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver (born October 8, 1949) is an American actress. Weaver is considered to be a pioneer of action heroines in science fiction films. She is known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien franchise, which earned her an Academy Award nomination in 1986 and is often regarded as one of the most significant female protagonists in cinema history. A seven-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Weaver won both Best Actress in Drama and Best Supporting Actress in 1988 for her work in the films Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl, becoming the first person to win two acting Golden Globes in the same year. She also received Academy Award nominations for both films. For her role in the film The Ice Storm (1997), she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She also received a Tony Award nomination for her work in the 1984 Broadway play Hurlyburly. Weaver's other film roles include Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), Dave (1993), Galaxy Quest (1999), Holes (2003), WALL-E (2008), Avatar (2009), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Paul (2011), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), and A Monster Calls (2016); and the television miniseries Political Animals (2012) and The Defenders (2017). Description above from the Wikipedia article Sigourney Weaver, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 8, 1949 In Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
141
First Appeared:
In the movie The Good House
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2028-12-20
Known For
Poster of Dream the Future
Poster of Chappie
Poster of WALL·E
Poster of Alien
Filmography
Movie Avatar 5 Dr. Grace Augustine 2028-12-20
Movie Avatar 4 Unknown 2026-12-16
Movie Avatar 3 Unknown 2024-12-18
Movie The Good House Hildy Good 2022
Movie Call Jane Virginia 2022
Movie Avatar 2 Grace Augustine 2022-12-14
Movie Untitled Sigourney Weaver Film Unknown 2022
Movie My Salinger Year Margaret 2021-01-14
Series Secrets of the Whales Narrator 2021-04-22
Movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife Dana Barrett 2021-11-11
Movie Protecting the Amazon Demands Radical Change Narrator 2020-04-22
Series La semaine des 4 Julie Self 2020-01-06
Movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Herself 2020-01-07
Movie SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout Sigourney Weaver (uncredited) 2019-07-12
Movie Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary Self 2019-11-26
Movie Off in the Far Away Somewhere: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii Georgia O’Keeffe 2018-01-01
Movie Oats Studios: Volume 1 Jasper 2018-06-28
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Herself 2018-04-29
Movie John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Self (archive footage) 2017-01-01
Series Marvel's The Defenders Alexandra 2017-08-18
Movie Rakka Jasper 2017-06-14
Series Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist Dian Fossey (voice) 2017-12-06
Movie Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies Herself 2017-11-12
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Sigourney Weaver 2017-10-13
Series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Sigourney Weaver 2016-02-08
Movie A Monster Calls Grandma 2016-01-01
Movie Ghostheads Herself 2016-04-23
Series Dream the Future Narrator 2016-08-25
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016-09-15
Movie The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie Ghostbusters Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
Movie Finding Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie Chappie Michelle Bradley 2015-03-04
Movie Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Self 2015-03-17
Movie Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Herself 2015-05-19
Series Call My Agent! Unknown 2015-10-14
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014-02-17
Movie My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) Elizabeth Swados (voice) 2014-04-17
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Tuja 2014-12-03
Movie All You Need Is Love Narrator 2014-10-31
Movie Red Lights Margaret Matheson 2012-03-02
Series Finding Your Roots Self 2012-03-24
Movie The Cold Light of Day Jean Carrack 2012-04-04
Series Political Animals Elaine Barrish Hammond 2012-07-15
Movie Vamps Cisserus 2012-08-25
Movie The Cabin in the Woods The Director 2012-04-12
Movie Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011-02-11
Movie Paul The Big Guy 2011-02-14
Movie Tipping Point: the End of Oil Narrator 2011-09-16
Movie Rampart Joan Confrey 2011-11-23
Movie Abduction Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett 2011-09-22
Movie Crazy on the Outside Viki 2010-01-08
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie You Again Aunt Ramona 2010-09-24
Movie Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora Herself 2010-02-07
Movie Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Narrator 2009-01-01
Movie Prayers for Bobby Mary Griffith 2009-01-24
Movie Avatar Grace 2009-12-10
Movie Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification Narrator 2009-08-12
Movie Annul Victory Self 2009-05-02
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 Fragile Planet Narrator 2008-09-27
Movie The Tale of Despereaux The Narrator (voice) 2008-12-18
Movie His Highness Hollywood Herself 2008-09-20
Movie WALL·E Ship's Computer (voice) 2008-06-22
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Movie Happily N'Ever After Frieda (voice) 2007-01-05
Movie The TV Set Lenny 2007-04-06
Movie The Girl in the Park Julia Sandburg 2007-09-09
Movie Helmut by June Herself 2007-04-30
Movie Gorillas Revisited with Sigourney Weaver Herself 2006-06-01
Series The One Show Herself 2006-08-14
Movie Infamous Babe Paley 2006-09-11
Movie Snow Cake Linda 2006-09-08
Movie Deconstructing 'The Village' Herself 2005-01-11
Movie The Village Alice Hunt 2004-07-30
Series Doc Martin American Tourist 2004-09-02
Movie Imaginary Heroes Sandy Travis 2004-09-14
Movie National Geographic : Search for the Afghan Girl Narrator 2003-03-08
Movie Holes Louise Walker the Warden 2003-04-18
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Self 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 The Guys Joan 2002-09-11
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Heartbreakers Max Conners 2001-03-23
Movie The Roman Empire in the First Century Narrator 2001-01-01
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
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry Narrator 1999-01-01
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Movie A Map of the World Alice Goodwin 1999-09-13
Movie The Alien Legacy Herself 1999-06-01
Movie Galaxy Quest Gwen DeMarco 1999-12-23
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie The Ice Storm Janey Carver 1997-02-05
Series The View Herself 1997-08-11
Movie Alien Resurrection Ripley 8 1997-11-12
Movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lady Claudia Hoffman 1997-07-18
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Copycat Helen Hudson 1995-05-03
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie The Wild Swans Narrator 1994-01-01
Movie Death and the Maiden Paulina Escobar 1994-05-04
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Rabbit Ears - Peachboy Narrator 1993-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993-05-07
Movie The Snow Queen Narrator (voice) 1992-01-01
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Queen Isabella 1992-10-09
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Alien³ Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1992-05-22
Movie Ghostbusters II Dana Barrett 1989-06-16
Movie Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge Herself 1989-06-26
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
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 Ghostbusters Dana Barrett 1984-06-08
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 Alien Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley 1979-05-25
Movie The Sorrows of Gin Marcia Lawton 1979-10-24
Movie O Youth and Beauty! Marcia Lawton 1979-10-30
Movie Madman Gale 1978-01-01
Movie Annie Hall Alvy's Date Outside Theatre 1977-04-19
Series Saturday Night Live Herself / Various Characters 1975-10-11
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Series Somerset Avis Ryan 1970-03-30
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung herself 1966-01-25
Series The Oscars Herself 1953-03-18