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Sigourney Weaver

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Biography

Sigourney Weaver in September 2011

Source: Wikipedia

Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver; October 8, 1949) is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien, subsequently reprising the role in its three sequels: Aliens (1986), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award Best Actress; Alien 3 (1992), and Alien: Resurrection (1997).

Fact file

  • Born: Susan Alexandra Weaver October 8, 1949 (age 65) Manhattan, New York New York, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Stanford University (B.A., 1972) Yale University (M.F.A., 1974)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1976–present
  • Spouse(s): Jim Simpson (m. 1984)
  • Children: 1
  • Parent(s): Sylvester Weaver (father, deceased) Elizabeth Inglis (mother, deceased)
  • Relatives: Doodles Weaver (uncle, deceased)

Read more about Sigourney Weaver at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Believe it or not, 'Ripley' (aka Sigourney Weaver) praises high school's viral 'Alien'
USA Today Movies, 2019-03-28 16:05:23
Sigourney Weaver, who played Ripley in the 'Alien' films, gave North Bergen High School in New Jersey a shout-out for its viral adaptation.         

Mathesar In 'Galaxy Quest' 'Memba Him?!
TMZ, 2019-03-19 07:01:00
Enrico Colantoni is known for his role as spaceship commander, Mathesar -- alongside a star-studded cast, including Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver -- in the hilarious 1999 sci-fi film, "Galaxy Quest." Guess what he looks like now!

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Variety, 2019-02-08 18:30:37
Sigourney Weaver and Margaret Qualley are set to co-star in “My Salinger Year,” the big-screen adaptation of Joanna Rakoff’s international bestseller, which will be directed by Oscar-nominated Canadian director Philippe Falardeau. Memento Films International (“Call Me by Your Name”) has come on board to handle international sales and is co-representing ...

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