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Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver, on October 8, 1949, 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, was a British actress who had ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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Alien Ripley
(1979)
(1997)
Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine
(2009)
Galaxy Quest Gwen DeMarco
(1999)

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 2028 Avatar 5 (filming)
Grace Augustine
 2026 Avatar 4 (filming)
Dr. Grace Augustine
  Call Jane (post-production)
Virginia
 2024 Avatar 3 (post-production)
Dr. Grace Augustine
 2022 Avatar 2 (post-production)
Dr. Grace Augustine
 2021 The Good House (post-production)
Hildy Good
 2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife (completed)
Dana Barrett
 2021 Secrets of the Whales (TV Mini Series documentary)
Narrator
- Ocean Giants (2021) ... Narrator
- Beluga Kingdom (2021) ... Narrator
- Humpback Song (2021) ... Narrator
- Orca Dynasty (2021) ... Narrator
 2020 Call My Agent! (TV Series)
Sigourney Weaver
- Sigourney (2020) ... Sigourney Weaver
 2020 My Salinger Year
Margaret
 2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)
The Myth-Speaker
- End. Begin. All the Same. (2019) ... The Myth-Speaker (voice)
 2019 Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TV Series)
Ripley
 2017 Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist (TV Mini Series documentary)
Dian Fossey
- Murder on the Mountain (2017) ... Dian Fossey (voice)
- Dark Side of the Mountain (2017) ... Dian Fossey (voice)
- Gorilla Girl (2017) ... Dian Fossey (voice)
 2015-2017 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Beth Traywick / American Tourist
- All My Trials (2017) ... Beth Traywick
- Facta Non Verba (2015) ... American Tourist
 2017 The Defenders (TV Mini Series)
Alexandra Reid
- Ashes, Ashes (2017) ... Alexandra Reid
- Take Shelter (2017) ... Alexandra Reid
- Royal Dragon (2017) ... Alexandra Reid
- Worst Behavior (2017) ... Alexandra Reid
- Mean Right Hook (2017) ... Alexandra Reid
 2015-2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Lady Starblaster
- At the End of the Worlds (2017) ... Lady Starblaster (voice)
- Lady Starblaster (2015) ... Lady Starblaster (voice)
 2017 Rakka (Short)
Jasper
 2017 The Meyerowitz Stories
Sigourney Weaver
 2016/I The Assignment
Doctor Rachel Jane
 2016 A Monster Calls
Grandma
 2016 Ghostbusters
Rebecca Gorin
 2016 Finding Dory
Sigourney Weaver (voice)
 2015 Chappie
Michelle Bradley
 2014 All You Need Is Love (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Alien: Isolation (Video Game)
Ellen Ripley (voice)
 2014 Simple Plan: Prayers for Bobby Tribute (Short)
Mary Griffith
 2012 Vamps
Cisserus
 2012 Political Animals (TV Mini Series)
Elaine Barrish
- Resignation Day (2012) ... Elaine Barrish
- 16 Hours (2012) ... Elaine Barrish
- Lost Boys (2012) ... Elaine Barrish
- The Woman Problem (2012) ... Elaine Barrish
- Second Time Around (2012) ... Elaine Barrish
 2012 The Cold Light of Day
Carrack
 2012 Red Lights
Margaret Matheson
 2011 Spring/Fall (TV Movie)
 2011 The Cabin in the Woods
The Director
 2011 Rampart
Joan Confrey
 2011/I Abduction
Dr. Bennett
 2011 Paul
The Big Guy
 2011 Cedar Rapids
Macy Vanderhei
 2010 You Again
Ramona
 2010 Crazy on the Outside
Viki
 2009 Avatar
Dr. Grace Augustine
 2009 Avatar: The Game (Video Game)
Dr. Grace Augustine (voice)
 2009 Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification (Documentary short)
Narrator
 2009 Prayers for Bobby (TV Movie)
Mary Griffith
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Therapist
- The Path (2008) ... Therapist
 2008 WALL·E
Ship's Computer (voice)
 2008 Baby Mama
Chaffee Bicknell
 2008 Vantage Point
Rex Brooks
 2008 Be Kind Rewind
Ms. Lawson
 2007 The Girl in the Park
Julia
 2006 Happily N'Ever After
Frieda (voice)
 2006 Planet Earth (TV Mini Series documentary)
Narrator - US Version
- Ocean Deep (2006) ... Narrator - US Version (voice)
- Seasonal Forests (2006) ... Narrator - US Version (voice)
- Shallow Seas (2006) ... Narrator - US Version (voice)
- Jungles (2006) ... Narrator - US Version (voice)
- Great Plains (2006) ... Narrator - US Version (voice)
 2006 Infamous
Babe Paley
 2006 The TV Set
Lenny
 2006 Snow Cake
Linda Freeman
 2004 Imaginary Heroes
Sandy Travis
 2004 The Village
Alice Hunt
 2003 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Secret of Photo 51 (2003) ... Narrator
 2003 Holes
The Warden
 2002 The Guys
Joan
 2002 Futurama (TV Series)
Planet Express Ship
- Love and Rocket (2002) ... Planet Express Ship (voice)
 2002 Tadpole
Eve Grubman
 2001 Big Bad Love
Betti DeLoreo (voice)
 2001 Heartbreakers
Angela Nardino / Max Conners / Ulga Yevanova
 2000 Company Man
Daisy Quimp
 1999 Galaxy Quest
Gwen DeMarco
 1999 A Map of the World
Alice Goodwin
 1997 Alien: Resurrection
Ripley
 1997 The Ice Storm
Janey Carver
 1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror
Claudia Hoffman
 1995 Copycat
Helen Hudson
 1995 Jeffrey
Debra Moorhouse
 1994 The Wild Swans (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1994 Death and the Maiden
Paulina Escobar
 1993 Rabbit Ears: Peachboy (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Dave
Ellen Mitchell
 1992 The Snow Queen (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise
Queen Isabel
 1992 Alien 3
Ripley
 1989 Ghostbusters II
Dana Barrett
 1988 Working Girl
Katharine Parker
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist
Dian Fossey
 1986 Half Moon Street
Lauren Slaughter
 1986 Aliens
Ripley
 1985 One Woman or Two
Jessica Fitzgerald
 1984 Ghostbusters
Dana Barrett
 1983 Deal of the Century
Catherine DeVoto
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously
Jill Bryant
 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
Ripley
 1978 Madman
Gale
 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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TV commercial for DirecTV (as her character Ellen Ripley from the "Alien" series). See more »

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24 Interviews | 17 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 75 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd rather work with a first-time director who's passionate about the material. I've done enough movies with old and jaded people who are just like "Let's get this over with". See more »

Trivia:

Her performance as Ellen Ripley in Aliens (1986) is ranked #58 on Premiere magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays women of enormous strength and stature See more »

Nickname:

The Actress's Actress See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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