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Sigourney Weaver


Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth Inglis (née Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkins), was an English... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 26 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Aliens
Aliens Ripley
(1986)
Avatar
Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine
(2009)
Alien
Alien Ripley
(1979)
Alien³
Alien³ Ripley
(1992)

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 2024 Avatar 4 (pre-production)
Dr. Grace Augustine
 2021 Avatar 3 (pre-production)
Dr. Grace Augustine
 2016 A Monster Calls
Grandma
 2016 Ghostbusters
Rebecca Gorin
 2012 Vamps
Cisserus
 2011 Paul
The Big Guy
 2010 You Again
Ramona
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Narrator (voice)
 2008 WALL·E
Ship's Computer (voice)
 2007 The Girl in the Park
Julia
 2006 Happily N'Ever After
Frieda (voice)
 2006 The TV Set
Lenny
 2003 Holes
The Warden
 2002 The Guys
Joan
 2001 Big Bad Love
Betti DeLoreo (voice)
 2001 Heartbreakers
Angela Nardino / Max Conners / Ulga Yevanova
 2000 Company Man
Daisy Quimp
 1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror
Claudia Hoffman
 1992 Alien³
Ripley
 1986 Half Moon Street
Lauren Slaughter
 1986 Aliens
Ripley
 1983 Deal of the Century
Catherine DeVoto
 1981 Eyewitness
Tony Sokolow
 1979 Alien
Ripley
 1978 Madman
 1977 Annie Hall
Alvy's Date Outside Theatre
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Other Works:

Played "Annabella" in "Conjuring an Event" by Richard Nelson - American Place Theatre, New York City (1978). See more »

Publicity Listings:

24 Interviews | 14 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on Political Animals (2012)] When I finally got to this material, to my great surprise, I felt I had been eating salad for a number of years and was finally offered a big, juicy hamburger. Because it's so different from what's going on in movies, which are dominated by effects and action and comic-book characters. To sink my teeth into these relationships has been just fantastic. See more »

Trivia:

Before working together on You Again (2010) she has co-starred with nine actors who have also co-starred with Jamie Lee Curtis: Ray Liotta, Dan Aykroyd, Kevin Kline, Tim Allen, J.E. Freeman, Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood, Philip Bosco and Bill Paxton. Both have co-starred with Michelle Williams. They have also both worked with composer John Ottman and director James Cameron. See more »

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Often plays women of enormous strength and stature See more »

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The Actress's Actress See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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