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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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Born:
Oct 8, 1949 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
107
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Untitled Neill Blomkamp Alien Project 2029-12-31
Known For
Poster of Political Animals
Poster of Doc Martin
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Poster of NOVA
Filmography

Untitled Neill Blomkamp Alien Project (2029)

Action Science Fiction Horror
Movie
as Ripley

Avatar 4 (2024)

Action Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie

Avatar 3 (2021)

Drama Action Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie

Avatar 2 (2020)

Action Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Grace Augustine

The Best of Families (2018)

Series
as Laura Wheeler

The Assignment (2017)

Action Crime Thriller
Movie
as Dr. Rachel Kay
4.7 28 votes

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)

Action & Adventure Crime Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Alexandra

Laddie (2017)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself

Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2017)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself

Finding Dory (2016)

Adventure Animation Comedy Family
Movie
as Sigourney Weaver (voice)
6.7 3285 votes

Ghostbusters (2016)

Action Fantasy Comedy
Movie
as Rebecca Gorin
5.3 1710 votes

Ghostheads (2016)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6.7 7 votes

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Documentary Music
Movie
7.5 77 votes

A Monster Calls (2016)

Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Grandma
6.6 635 votes

Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus: Gods and Kings (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
5.6 15 votes

Chappie (2015)

Crime Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Michelle Bradley
6.6 2498 votes

Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
7.6 12 votes

My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) (2014)

Animation Documentary
Movie
as Elizabeth Swados (voice)
9 1 votes

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Adventure Drama Action
Movie
as Tuja
5.6 1655 votes

Red Lights (2012)

Thriller
Movie
as Margaret Matheson
6 321 votes

Rampart (2012)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Joan Confrey
5.4 114 votes

The Cold Light of Day (2012)

Action Thriller
Movie
as Jean Carrack
4.8 241 votes

Vamps (2012)

Comedy Romance Horror
Movie
as Cisserus
4.8 78 votes

Political Animals (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Elaine Barrish
7.2 16 votes

Political Animals (2012)

Drama
Series
as Elaine Barrish Hammond
7.6 4 votes

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Horror Thriller
Movie
as The Director
6.6 1917 votes

Cedar Rapids (2011)

Comedy
Movie
as Macy Vanderhei
5.9 118 votes

Abduction (2011)

Thriller Action Mystery
Movie
as Dr. Bennett
5.5 763 votes

Paul (2011)

Adventure Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Tara
6.4 1506 votes

Crazy on the Outside (2010)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Viki
5.2 29 votes

You Again (2010)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Aunt Ramona
5.9 301 votes

Capturing Avatar (2010)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
7.8 8 votes

Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (2009)

TV Movie Documentary
Movie
as Narrator

Avatar (2009)

Action Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Grace Augustine
7.2 10162 votes

Prayers for Bobby (2009)

Drama History TV Movie
Movie
as Mary Griffith
7.4 77 votes

Vantage Point (2008)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Rex Brooks
6.2 630 votes

Baby Mama (2008)

Comedy
Movie
as Chaffee Bicknell
5.8 183 votes

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Ms. Lawson
6.2 359 votes

WALL·E (2008)

Animation Family
Movie
as Ship's Computer (voice)
7.7 5240 votes

The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

Adventure Animation Family
Movie
as The Narrator (voice)
5.8 220 votes

His Highness Hollywood (2008)

Movie
as Herself

Helmut by June (2007)

Documentary
Movie

The Girl in the Park (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Julia Sandburg
6.1 19 votes

The TV Set (2006)

Comedy
Movie
as Lenny
5.8 14 votes

Planet Earth (2006)

Documentary
Series
as Unknown
7.9 56 votes

Snow Cake (2006)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Linda
7.1 38 votes

The One Show (2006)

News
Series
as Unknown
5.6 5 votes

Happily N'Ever After (2006)

Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Frieda
4.5 76 votes

Infamous (2006)

Drama
Movie
as Babe Paley
6.3 54 votes

The Village (2004)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Alice Hunt
6.2 866 votes

Doc Martin (2004)

Comedy Drama
Series
as American Tourist
7.6 11 votes

Imaginary Heroes (2004)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Sandy Travis
6.2 23 votes

One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien Resurrection' (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6.7 6 votes

Holes (2003)

Adventure Family Drama Comedy
Movie
as Warden Walker
6.6 328 votes

Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
8.1 7 votes

Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
7.8 9 votes

The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
8.2 9 votes

The Guys (2002)

Drama
Movie
as Joan
4.5 2 votes

Tadpole (2002)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Eve Grubman
5.4 17 votes

Heartbreakers (2001)

Crime Comedy Romance
Movie
as Max Conners
5.7 204 votes

Big Bad Love (2001)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Betti DeLoreo (voice)
6 2 votes

Alien Evolution (2001)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6 9 votes

Richard & Judy (2001)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
3 2 votes

Company Man (2000)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Daisy Quimp
5 6 votes

Get Bruce! (1999)

Comedy Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6.2 3 votes

The Alien Legacy (1999)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
7.1 4 votes

Futurama (1999)

Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
7.9 362 votes

Galaxy Quest (1999)

Comedy Family Science Fiction
Movie
as Gwen DeMarco
6.9 627 votes

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

A Map of the World (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Alice Goodwin
6 6 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.5 14 votes

Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)

Fantasy Horror
Movie
as Lady Claudia Hoffman
6.1 50 votes

The Ice Storm (1997)

Drama
Movie
as Janey Carver
6.8 155 votes

Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Science Fiction Horror Action
Movie
as Ripley
5.9 1079 votes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7 91 votes

Jeffrey (1995)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Debra Moorhouse
6.6 14 votes

Copycat (1995)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Helen Hudson
6.4 160 votes

The Wild Swans (1994)

Animation
Movie
as Narrator

Death and the Maiden (1994)

Drama Thriller Mystery
Movie
as Paulina Escobar
7 73 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7 17 votes

GMTV (1993)

News
Series
as Unknown

Dave (1993)

Comedy
Movie
as Ellen Mitchell
6.3 168 votes

Rabbit Ears - Peachboy (1993)

Animation
Movie
as Narrator

The Snow Queen (1992)

Movie
as Narrator (voice)
8 1 votes

Alien³ (1992)

Science Fiction Action Horror
Movie
as Ripley
6.2 1327 votes

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

Action Adventure Drama History
Movie
as Queen Isabella
6.1 142 votes

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 23 votes

Ghostbusters II (1989)

Fantasy Action Comedy Science Fiction Family
Movie
as Dana Barrett
6.3 889 votes

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

Drama
Movie
as Dian Fossey
6.8 105 votes

Working Girl (1988)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Katharine Parker
6.5 189 votes

Aliens (1986)

Horror Action Thriller Science Fiction
Movie
as Lieutenant Ellen Ripley
7.7 2756 votes

Half Moon Street (1986)

Drama
Movie
as Dr. Lauren Slaughter
5 14 votes

One Woman or Two (1985)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Jessica Fitzgerald

Ghostbusters (1984)

Fantasy Action Comedy Science Fiction Family
Movie
as Dana Barrett
7.3 1923 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

Deal of the Century (1983)

Comedy
Movie
as Catherine DeVoto
5 11 votes

The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

War Drama Romance
Movie
as Jill Bryant
6.8 70 votes

Eyewitness (1981)

Action Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Tony Sokolow
6 20 votes

Alien (1979)

Horror Action Thriller Science Fiction
Movie
as Ripley
7.8 3617 votes

O Youth and Beauty! (1979)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Marcia Lawton

The Sorrows of Gin (1979)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Marcia Lawton

Madman (1978)

Drama War
Movie

Annie Hall (1977)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Alvy's Date Outside Theatre
7.7 786 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.3 92 votes

NOVA (1974)

Documentary
Series
as Narrator
6.1 29 votes

Somerset (1970)

Soap
Series
as Avis Ryan

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Sigourney Weaver
6.7 10 votes