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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in 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 actress ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 A Monster Calls (post-production)
 2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Lady Starblaster
- Lady Starblaster (2015) ... Lady Starblaster (voice)
 2014 Alien: Isolation (Video Game)
Ellen Ripley (voice)
 2014 My Depression (TV Movie)
 2012 Vamps
 2011 Paul
The Big Guy
 2011 Spring/Fall (TV Movie)
 2010 You Again
 2009 Avatar: The Game (Video Game)
Dr. Grace Augustine (voice)
 2009 Prayers for Bobby (TV Movie)
Mary Griffith
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
- The Path (2008) ... Therapist
 2008 WALL·E
Ship's Computer (voice)
 2007 The Girl in the Park
 2006 Happily N'Ever After
Frieda (voice)
 2006 The TV Set
 2006 Snow Cake
 2003 Holes
The Warden
 2002 The Guys
 2002 Futurama (TV Series)
Planet Express Ship
- Love and Rocket (2002) ... Planet Express Ship (voice)
 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
 1994 The Wild Swans (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Rabbit Ears: Peachboy (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1992 The Snow Queen (Video short)
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 1986 Half Moon Street
Lauren Slaughter
 1983 Deal of the Century
Catherine DeVoto
 1981 Eyewitness
Tony Sokolow
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series)
Marcia Lawton
- O Youth and Beauty! (1979) ... Marcia Lawton
- The Sorrows of Gin (1979) ... Marcia Lawton
 1979 Alien
 1978 Madman
 1977 The Best of Families (TV Mini-Series)
Laura Wheeler
 1977 Annie Hall
Alvy's Date Outside Theatre
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Avis Ryan (1976)
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Other Works:

Hurlyburly (1984). Written by David Rabe. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984- 2 Jun 1985 (343 performances)... See more »

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23 Interviews | 12 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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 »


Received her Bachelor's degree in English from Stanford University in 1972. See more »


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I'd Rather She Not Come Back for Alien 5 JFTheGoodMan
Sigourney Weaver, Geena Davis, or Susan Sarandon? lynchislife95
She still looks capable of playing Ripley...... inter_tayne012
This woman should be ashamed of herself. Northern_Sky
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