Sigourney Weaver



Actor Date of Birth: October 8, 1949


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.



Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA




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In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn ...
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WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer s...
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Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember...
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Sigourney Weaver Talks About Her Freediving Training For 'Avatar 2'
Sigourney Weaver Talks About Her Freediving Training For 'Avatar 2'

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Further proof that there will be plenty of underwater action in the upcoming blockbuster, Sigourney Weaver, who is returning to the franchise as a new character, was trained in freediving. She boasted to Yahoo News that as part of her training: “At...

Sigourney Weaver on playing gorilla researcher Dian Fossey — twice
Sigourney Weaver on playing gorilla researcher Dian Fossey — twice

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In 1988, Sigourney Weaver was nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of naturalist and activist Dian Fossey in the film Gorillas in the Mist. Now, nearly 30 years later, Weaver is once again stepping back into Fossey's boots, this time for...

Sigourney Weaver on Gorillas in the Mist and Dian Fossey's primate family: 'I thought,
Sigourney Weaver on Gorillas in the Mist and Dian Fossey's primate family: 'I thought, "Oh, this must be what it's ...

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Sigourney Weaver has battled many near-fatal foes in her long career, from acid-squirting space-monsters in the Alien franchise to a dangerously tight military uniform in the cult comedy Galaxy Quest. But it was while interacting with real primates...

'I'm now scuba certified': Sigourney Weaver, 68, preps for underwater motion capture role in Avatar 2
'I'm now scuba certified': Sigourney Weaver, 68, preps for underwater motion capture role in Avatar 2

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Shooting has already commenced on James Cameron's underwater motion capture Avatar sequel where his muse Sigourney Weaver is playing a brand new character following the demise of Dr. Grace Augustine. To prepare for shooting in 'the big tank' next month...

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